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A refunding of debt is the replacement of old debt with new debt and takes place to obtain a preceived economic adavantage. This statement of position addresses accounting for advance refundings. It is not intended to modify APB Opinion 26, Early Extinguishment of Debt, or FASB Statement 4, Reporting Gains and Losses from Extinguishment of Debt. This statement of position should be applied to regulated companies that are subject to the rate-making process in accordance with the provisions of the Addendum.
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division, "Proposed statement of position on accounting for advance refundings of debt;Accounting for advance refundings of debt" (1977). Statements of Position. 387.