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BUACC2603 – Corporate Accounting
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  1. Why is measurement in the context of accounting so important?
  2. Why has measurement become such a controversial accounting issues in recent times?
  3. Explain the arguments for and against using fair value as a measurement base.
  4. Identify factors that may influence the choice of measurement approach. Discuss how the measurement approach adopted impacts on the quality of accounting information produced.

Provide reasons to support your position on the above.

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  • BUACC2603 – Corporate Accounting

    Answer a) Accounting is classifying and manipulation of financial data for the presentation of financial statements of an organisation. The financial statements should present a true and fair view of the financial health of the organisation. Therefore, accounting helps in classifying all the assets, liabilities, incomes and expenses in appropriate manner so as to give a true and fair view of the organisation. Measurement is the means by which values and numbers are assigned to the objects and properties (i.e. assets, liabilities, income and expenses) being valued so that they represent their true values. Some of the factors on which measur

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