Revenue Income Contract Customer?

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Revenue Income Contract Customer? is about IFRS 15 ‘Revenue from contracts with customers’. What is revenue?, What is a contract?, and what is a customer? Here are some of the explanations……

What is revenue?

Revenue has stepped reasoning with regards to the definition of revenue. Revenue is defined as ‘Income arising in the course of an entity’s ordinary activities’. It is something but not the end, income on its own is defined as ‘Increases in economic benefits during the accounting period in the form of inflows or enhancements of assets or decreases of liabilities that result in an increase in equity, other than those relating to contributions from equity participants’.

Income has been defined in the Conceptual … Read more

Arrangements with multiple parties

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Arrangements with multiple parties – Identifying the customer can be more challenging when there are multiple parties involved in a transaction. The analysis should include understanding the substance of the relationship of all parties involved in the transaction. Arrangements with multiple parties

Arrangements with three or more parties, particularly if there are separate contracts with each of the parties, require judgment to evaluate the substance of those relationships. Management will need to assess which parties are customers and whether the contracts meet the criteria to be combined when applying the guidance in IFRS 15.

An entity needs to assess whether it is the principal or an agent in an arrangement that involves multiple parties. Has the entity … Read more