Publicly traded firms are required to report to the investors using an accrual not a cash-basis approach. Do you think they should? What are the advantages? The drawbacks?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2020, 7:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
I definitely think they should use the accrual approach. By doing so, it gives investors a more clear picture of how the company is doing presently, and most importantly, if the company is generating a profit. By matching income to expenses under the accrual method, we're showing the true ...
The solution provides a detailed discussion examining the benefits and drawbacks of accrual basis accounting, compared to cash-basis accounting. This solution is written based on 25+ years of professional accounting experience.