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August 29, 2017 at 9:19 pm
Will there be any calculations for IFRS 16?
August 29, 2017 at 11:15 pm
Why would there not be?
August 30, 2017 at 6:40 am
below you said there is little chance of similar calculations
What kind of calculations will there be?
August 30, 2017 at 7:03 am
Nothing as complicated as we used to have to perform when calculating lease interest and long-term / current liability elements of the amounts due to finance lease liabilities
It’s more likely the the examiner will ask a theoretical question concerning the exemptions or the appropriateness of treating an item as a lease
It is possible that calculations will be involved but most probably no where near as detailed as we were used to before the new IFRS
NB this question should have been on the ‘Ask ACCA Tutor’ forum!
August 30, 2017 at 9:11 am
Ok. Thank you Sir!
July 23, 2017 at 1:27 pm
I hear the IAs 17 is changed to IFRS 16 and September 2017 is examinable
so help me this issue
July 23, 2017 at 5:59 pm
IAS 17 no longer exists – skip this lecture and read the chapter on leases in the free course notes – there’s very little chance of any similar calculation that we used to have in IAS 17
July 24, 2017 at 7:44 am
how I get free course notes
July 24, 2017 at 8:33 am
Go to the F7 home page, scroll down a little way and click on the option (grey box) that says “Download ACCA F7 lecture notes Sep-Dec 2017 exams”
January 23, 2016 at 1:17 pm
That line is from Macbeth, Mike.
August 26, 2015 at 11:38 pm
Are there any exam tips for this September sitting please?
And oh by the way, the is this a dagger I see before me is from Macbeth….. I loved that play… you “soliloquyed” it well…. and I love the way you teach.. thank you for the great work
August 18, 2015 at 10:40 pm
Thanks very much Mike. Much appreciated.
JAMES IGOTI says
August 7, 2015 at 8:38 am
Well noted! Mikelittle
May 10, 2015 at 1:06 pm
I have a confusion about the concept of taking lower of present value of minimum lease payments & fair value, because in notes it says that implicit interest rate causes the present value of lease payments & residual value to be equal to fair value of asset, so how can the present value of lease payments be higher than fair value of asset & if it is then wouldn’t it be understating the liability if we take the lower of i.e. fair value, in the obligations account, because the liability that exists at present is the present value of lease payments & the interest should be accruing on that amount instead of fair value.
May 10, 2015 at 8:01 pm
Please put this on the ask the tutor page!
September 26, 2014 at 8:34 pm
Top Notch lectures on Leasing Sir.
September 27, 2014 at 8:05 am
Thank you 🙂
November 24, 2014 at 9:27 am
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November 24, 2014 at 11:06 am
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November 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Accurate was probably a wrong word choice. I meant to ask if it’s ok to incorporate the tips into last minute preparation.
November 24, 2014 at 3:30 pm
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November 24, 2014 at 4:17 pm
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November 24, 2014 at 4:20 pm
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September 3, 2014 at 2:16 am
Have the video lectures on leases been removed? I can’t see them here
July 31, 2013 at 3:11 am
how can i download these videos please any one
September 16, 2013 at 3:53 pm
January 15, 2013 at 7:23 am
Great lecture from a great tutor!
Thank you sir and please spare some of your time to clarify the following points:
(a) In the reconciliation of Min Lease Payments with PV section of the notes, you mentioned a GROSS and a NET presentation option. Are both of these required or just one of them?
(b) In the GROSS presentation method you refer to “Finance Lease Interest not yet accrued”. Is this interest calculated for the remaining years of the lease term? What exactlly is that?
September 3, 2014 at 6:31 am
January 10, 2013 at 10:58 pm
i meant why accountant prefer to overlook legal form in favour of commercial substance in finance lease?
April 10, 2013 at 12:14 pm
Bcz it misleads the users of financial statements,finance leases used to be off balance sheet:no asset recorded no liability recorded hence an increase in ROCE and lower gearing so IAS 17 was introduced
January 10, 2013 at 10:56 pm
why accountant prefer to verlook legal form in favour of commercial substance?
January 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm
I believe it is because in the UK in particular we are followers of a principles based system – rather than a rules based one. In america you have a rules based system meaning that you can in someways legally mislead the users of financial statements as the way that you have presented an item in your accounts is not breaking the law but presents your company in a more favorable light.
Substance over form is a way of adhering to the qualitative characteristics of the conceptual framework. Faithful representation which is related to this substance over form concept requires that ” financial information must not only represent relevant phenomena but must faithfully represent the phenomena that is purports to represent.”
In my head I think of substance as a generic categorization e.g Plant and Machinery is capitalized as a Non Current Asset.
To give an example lets say the law allowed you to categorize something as an orange even though these oranges are not real oranges but round pieces of plastic in an orange skin. What would be the right thing to do for people wanting information about the product you were selling – would it not be misleading to tell people that what you are holding are oranges?
January 11, 2017 at 10:53 am
wonderful and clear explanation Gabby99.
very well explained Gabby99
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