Analyze current major
accounting research tools.
Based on your analysis, suggest
at least two (2) new tools that
could improve accounting
research. Provide support for
Some major tools that accountants currently use are technological data
From the E-Activity, create an argument for or against the existence of the PBGC. Justify your response.
The establishment of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in 1974 included a provision
called the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation
From the first e-Activity, analyze the most important approach to working capital management. Create
an argument that asserts that this approach is the least efficient method for managing working capital.
Recommend at least two (2) improvements to managin
Create an argument both for and against the assertion that accountants should have higher moral and
ethical standards than other professions. Justify your response.
There are always at least two sides of every argument, and the one that asserts that accou
Debate it! Deferred taxes are an unfair loophole that must be closed. Provide a rationale for your
Deferred taxes are an unfair loophole that must be closed. Companies that operate overseas have a
huge and unfair tax advantage, than those compan
From the e-Activity, formulate a strategy that your company could use in order to break assets into
components for depreciation purposes under IFRS. Support your strategy with examples.
Cost segregation would be the stratagem to use which engages breaking
From the E-Activity, analyze the most significant differences between IFRS and GAAP. Choose one (1)
major difference, and propose one (1) solution to eliminate or mitigate potential negative impact on
financial reporting that this difference might create.
From the first e-Activity, analyze the convergence of the IFRS and GAAP as it relates to revenue
recognition. Based on your analysis, recommend at least two (2) changes to revenue recognition that
would improve financial reporting after the convergence. J
Debate it! Rules-based accounting results in more effective financial reporting than principle-based
accounting. Provide a rationale for your response.
I think rules-based accounting results in more effectual financial reporting than principle-based
ASSIGMENT 1: Research of Emerging Accounting Issues
Dr. Bunney L. Schmidt
May 3, 2015
Emerging Accounting Issues
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (F.A.S.B) although very effective in their own right