Accounting for Income Taxes and Losses
E Activity:Go to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Website to review authoritative guidance on accounting for income taxes, located at http://www.ifrs.org. Note: In the search engine, type in “accounting for income taxes”. Be prepared to discuss
In a short answer form, From the e-Activity, compare and contrast the key similarities and differences
between GAAP and IFRS with respect to income tax accounting. Analyze two (2) tax
differences and determine which difference would provide the greatest tax
benefit to a corporation. Write a brief memo to the International Accounting
Standards Board (IASB) that will convince the board to adopt the tax method that
provides the greatest tax benefit to corporations.