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impairment testing and therefore, one is in a position to identify and recognize any impairment losses and any related disclosures. IAS 36 provides for the impairment testing of tangible as well as intangible assets which excludes assets involved with IFRS. The rules formulated under IAS 36 include: Assets ideally should be measured not higher than their recoverable amount. In order to achieve this objective , the standard requires companies to test all assets within the bracket of probable impairment; that is, when any indications of impairment do exist[ CITATION Ern10 \l 1033 ] . 2.3 Potential changes to accounting standards on Goodwill Impairment (what the rules might become) The FASB goodwill impairment steps required for public companies require filing for financial periods starting after 2019 December. It is meant for simplification although it could have an effect of less accurate goodwill impairment measurement for respective entities. Therefore, companies should review or re-look into existing processes as well as controls for measuring asset impairment as there may exist a better way to identify and detect upcoming occurrences. This point elaborates the consideration of other aspects or risks that may affect the goodwill impairment for firms. Given the economic outlook and the various aspects that constitute macroeconomic risk, it would be prudent to adopt regular review of company methods
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5 Goodwill Impairment in relation to Valuation in the measurement of goodwill impairment[ CITATION Hum17 \l 1033 ]. Therefore, it is crucial that acquiring entities foresee the provisions. 3. Conclusion on how Goodwill Impairment is relevant to valuation of firms Goodwill impairment is an accounting charge that is usually recorded on a company’s income statement. Goodwill impairment serves as evidence of the asset associated with goodwill reported. Moreover, it is expected to continue to provide results that were expected during the acquisition time.
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