“Push-down Accounting and the Recording of Both Tangible Assets and Intangible Assets” Please respond to the following:
Per the textbook, the FASB has not taken a position on the use of push-down accounting. Take a position on whether push-down accounting provides the most relevant information for both internal and external financial statement users. Provide support for your rationale.
Compare the key differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS’s position on both intangible research and development costs and tangible depreciable assets. Indicate the key benefits and drawbacks to financial statement users of each method (i.e., U.S. GAAP and IFRS). Next, determine the method that provides the most relevant information to financial statement users. Provide support for your rationale.