Accounting and Financial Reporting in a Post-COVID Economy: Inflation, Supply Chains and Interest Rates - 2024 Edition
The objective of this course is to address the accounting and financial reporting for the current post-COVID economic climate including the effects of inflation, supply-chain shortages, rising interest rates, and other events affecting company financial statements for 2023 and 2024.

Topics include: Disclosures of risks and uncertainties related to supply-chain concentrations; going-concern reporting and disclosure issues; impairment issues related to goodwill and real estate; accounting for variable consideration revenue and onerous contracts; dealing with inventory costs and stock market and bond investment losses; collectability of trade receivables; exit and termination benefit obligations; contingencies, use of LIFO in an inflationary environment; and accounting and auditing engagement matters. The course also discusses the accounting for selected tax changes affecting 2023 and 2024 financial statements.

Course Publication Date: March 13, 2024

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or all access membership or can be purchased for $40.00!

Author:Steven Fustolo
Course No:ACT-COVID4-6184
Recommended CPE:4.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Prerequisites:General understanding of accounting, financial reporting, auditing and compilation and review standards
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Accounting
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Learning Objectives
  • Recognize some types of concentrations that might require disclosure under the risk and uncertainty rules.
  • Identify the definition of near term.
  • Recall the frequency in which an entity should test goodwill for impairment.
  • Recognize some exit and disposal costs.
  • Recall how to classify business interruption insurance proceeds on the financial statements.
  • Recognize the relationship a change in interest rates has on real estate values.
  • Identify the benchmark used to determine going concern.
  • Recognize how to report on going concern in an audit engagement.
  • Identify a method that can be used to measure variable consideration revenue.
  • Recognize an example of a construction-type contract.
  • Identify an advantage of remote auditing.
  • Identify whether the LIFO IPIC approach is acceptable for GAAP.
  • Recall the net operating loss rules.

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