In brief

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In brief


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FASB simplifies tax accounting for intra-entity asset transfers


FASB issues new guidance that will require the tax effects of intercompany transaction to be recognized currently.

In brief: FASB proposes accounting changes for long-duration contracts of insurers


FASB exposure draft on long-duration contracts proposes significant changes to liability and DAC models for insurers

In brief: Proposal may change premium amortization period on callable debt securities


The FASB issued an exposure draft to amend the amortization period for callable debt securities purchased at a premium.

In brief: Hedge accounting: significant changes exposed for comment


Changes proposed by the FASB may simplify application of the hedge accounting model and may allow for additional hedge strategies.

In brief: Is your money market fund investment still a cash equivalent?


The SEC’s money market fund rules are now effective and may impact operations and internal controls.

In brief: FASB finalizes guidance to simplify elements of cash flow classification


PwC summarizes the FASB’s changes to certain cash flow classifications intended to reduce diversity in practice.

In brief: FASB finalizes first round of not-for-profit reporting changes


Learn more about the FASB’s changes to the not-for-profit reporting model.

In brief: Financial statement presentation: FASB proposes update to framework


The FASB proposed an update to the presentation guidance in the conceptual framework that could impact all stakeholders.

In brief: FASB seeks feedback on future agenda


The FASB is seeking input on potential financial accounting and reporting topics that it should consider adding to its agenda.