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ICAEW publishes a guide on the financial reporting impacts of Coronavirus

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23 Mar 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has published a guide on the financial reporting impacts of Coronavirus.

The guide, which is primarily directed at those preparing accounts under FRS 102, covers:

  • going concern;
  • reflecting conditions which existed at the balance sheet date;
  • non-adjusting post balance sheet events;
  • the Directors' Report and/or Strategic report;
  • 2020 year ends;
  • post balance sheet review period; and
  • considerations for micro entities.

A press release and the guide is available on the ICAEW website.  The ICAEW has also published from its Financial Reporting Faculty:

  • a guide for IFRS reporters available on the ICAEW website here.
  • a checklist for FRS 102 reporters available on the ICAEW website here.
  • a checklist for FRS 105 reporters available on the ICAEW website here
  • a guide, primarily aimed at FRS 102 reporters, to help them distinguish between adjusting and non-adjusting post balance sheet events in light of COVID-19.  It is available on the ICAEW website here.
  • guidance on going concern for FRS 102 reporters available here.
  • guidance on reverse stress testing available here.

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