Statements of Position

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This proposed statement of position (SOP) provides guidance for financial reporting of foreclosed assets after foreclosure. Briefly, the proposed SOP recommends the following: 1. There is a presumption that foreclosed assets will be sold. 2. Foreclosed assets that will be sold should be carried at the lower of cost or fair value. 3. Periodic net cash payments related to foreclosed assets held for sale should be charged to income; periodic net cash receipts related to foreclosed assets held for sale should be credited to the assets' carrying amount; no depreciation or amortization expense should be recognized. 4. The carrying amount of foreclosed assets held for the production of income instead of sale should not exceed net realizable value; revenue and expense cash flows are recognized in income; depreciation or amortization expense is recognized.

Publication Date

1990

Relational Format

Book

Keywords

Foreclosure -- United States -- Accounting

Disciplines

Accounting | Taxation

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Originally published by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Copyright and permission to reprint held by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Proposed statement of position : Accounting for foreclosed assets;Accounting for foreclosed assets; Exposure draft (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), 1990, Dec. 11

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