Acc421_week 2_Anita Whalen

Acc421_week 2_Anita Whalen - verifiability (f) Predictive...

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E2-2 (Qualitative Characteristics)  The qualitative characteristics that make accounting information useful for decision-making purposes are as follows. Relevance Timeliness Representational faithfulness Reliability Verifiability Comparability Predictive value Neutrality Consistency Feedback value Instructions Identify the appropriate qualitative characteristic(s) to be used given the information provided below. (a)  Qualitative characteristic being employed when companies in the same industry are using the same accounting principles. comparability (b)  Quality of information that confirms users’ earlier expectations. Feedback value (c)  Imperative for providing comparisons of a company from period to period. consistency (d)  Ignores the economic consequences of a standard or rule. neutrality (e)  Requires a high degree of consensus among individuals on a given measurement.
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Unformatted text preview: verifiability (f) Predictive value is an ingredient of this primary quality of information. relevance (g) Two qualitative characteristics that are related to both relevance and reliability. Comparability and consistency (h) Neutrality is an ingredient of this primary quality of accounting information. reliability (i) Two primary qualities that make accounting information useful for decision-making purposes. Relevance and reliability (j) Issuance of interim reports is an example of what primary ingredient of relevance? Timeliness E2-4 a. Matching principle b. Historical cost principle c. Full disclosure principle d. Going concern principle e. Conservatism f. Economic entity assumption g. Periodicity assumption h. Industry practices i. Materiality j. Monetary unit assumption...
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course ACC ACC 421 taught by Professor Trujillo during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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