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Unformatted text preview: Which of the following statements is false concerning the number of operating segments that should be disclosed? At least 75 percent of total company sales made to outsiders should be presented. Even though an operating segment has been reportable in the past and is of continuing significance, it must meet at least one of the three reporting tests to report separately in the current year. If the 75 percent rule is not met by the results of applying all three reporting tests, additional segments must be disclosed separately despite their failure to satisfy even one of the three quantitative thresholds. If an operating segment qualifies for disclosure in the current year, prior period segment data presented for comparative purposes must be restated to reflect the newly reportable segment as a separate segment. The practical limit to the number of operating segments is 10. Whitley Corporation identified four operating segments: Automotive, Electrical, Lawn Equipment, and Sporting Goods. Automotive met the revenue test and the profit or loss test. Electrical met all three tests. Lawn Equipment met Goods....
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course ADVANCED A 4110 taught by Professor Fridel during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.
- Spring '11