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The impact of a new accounting standard on financial reporting by Waikato Institute of Technology


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The Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) is a Tertiary Education Institution that is domiciled and operates in New Zealand. As a public benefit entity (PBE), Wintec prepares its financial statements in compliance with the suite of PBE accounting standards. The service performance reporting standard, issued in November 2017, potentially may affect the reporting process of Wintec. This research aims to determine the impact that the newly issued standard PBE FRS 48 - Service Performance Reporting will have on the annual report of Wintec. A structured interview with a member of Wintec's finance team was chosen as a primary method. Alongside the interview, a comparative analysis of Wintec’s statement of service performance and the requirements of the newly issued standard was conducted.
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Item Type: Paper presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: accounting, financial reporting
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Schools > Centre for Business, Information Technology and Enterprise > School of Business and Adminstration
Depositing User: Adrian France
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2018 00:40
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 07:32

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