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Financial Reporting: Concept, Objectives and Benefits

In this article we will discuss about Financial Reporting:- 1. Concept of Financial Reporting 2. Objectives of Financial Reporting 3. Developments on Financial Reporting Objectives Concept of Financial Reporting: Financial reporting may be defined as communication of published financial statements and related information from a business enterprise to third parties (external users) including shareholders, creditors, […]

Financial Reporting and Financial Statements

The upcoming discussion will update you about the difference between financial reporting and financial statements. 1. Financial statements are a central feature of financial reporting. They are a principal means of communicating accounting information to those outside an enterprise. Although financial statements may also contain information from sources other than accounting records, accounting systems are […]

Top 11 Qualitative Characteristics of Accounting Information

The following points highlight the top eleven characteristics of accounting information. The characteristics are: 1. Relevance 2. Reliability 3. Understandability 4. Comparability 5. Consistency 6. Neutrality 7. Materiality 8. Timeliness 9. Verifiability 10. Conservatism 11. Substance over Form. Characteristic # 1. Relevance: Relevance is closely and directly related to the concept of useful information. Relevance implies […]

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