Write a discussion of the recent FASB update regarding the presentation of Extraordinary Items (Income Statement-Extraordinary Gain and Unusual Items-subtopic 225-20).
Explain YOUR OPINION of the change considering both the potential advantages and disadvantages of such a standard.
In addition, discuss the overall theme of transparency in financial reporting. Does the recent FASB update affect transparency for users (in your opinion)?
· Essay must be typed in a Word document with the following parameters: 12 pt font, standard spacing and margins.
· Do NOT rewrite/include the original question above.
· Essay must be a minimum of 1.5 pages in length.
· Essays will be turned in via a link on Blackboard and evaluated using “turn-it-in”. Any essay with more than a 25% match will not be graded. Make sure to summarize the factual points from the update. (Do not cut and paste any text from the update directly.)
· Essays will be graded for content, grammar and clarity of ideas. Posted: 4 years agoDue: 12/10/2015Budget: $20