3 Goodwill Impairment in relation to Valuation were acquired Nevertheless

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3 Goodwill Impairment in relation to Valuation were acquired. Nevertheless, goodwill or goodwill impairment ought to be measured annually with the subsequent being properly factored in the company financials. This aspect enables proper valuation of a firm in consideration of the goodwill. Therefore, firms or investors are able to pay the right amount as pre-determined during acquisition of a firm. 2. Brief Literature Review on Goodwill Impairment 2.1 Goodwill impairment and accounting under IFRS 3: Business Combinations (what the rules are) For starters, there are two main methods of calculating goodwill; the full goodwill method and the proportionate method. The full goodwill method is based on a comparison of the fair value of assets of the subsidiary to be acquired and the fair value paid as consideration by the parent. The full goodwill method takes into consideration the proportion paid by the parent as consideration and the proportion paid by the non-controlling interest (NCI). On the other hand, the proportionate method considers the proportion of fair value consideration paid by the parent and the fair value of the proportionate assets that the parent acquires[ CITATION Tyr08 \l 1033 ]. Goodwill impairment usually requires goodwill to be written off first unless there are specific intangible assets to be written off first. Under IFRS 3, intangible assets are recognized separately in an acquisition combination of businesses as opposed to including such intangible assets in the goodwill. The acquisition method is normally employed and requires the assets, liabilities and any other obligations to be included and measured at their fair values at the time of acquisition[ CITATION BDO18 \l 1033 ] .
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4 Goodwill Impairment in relation to Valuation 2.2 Goodwill impairment and accounting under IAS 36: Impairment of Assets (what the rules are) IAS 36 defines the requirements that are to be reported as well as an account of all financial assets. It provides instructions that guide accounting professionals on how to conduct
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