Narrow – Scope Amendments to Pension Accounting in Malaysia

Narrow – Scope Amendments to Pension Accounting in Malaysia The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) recently issued narrow-scope amendments to pension accounting. The amendments to the Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS) Employee Benefits are word-for-word Plan Amendment, Curtailment or Settlement (Amendments to IAS 19) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. Under the amendments, an…

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Improvements to the MFRS issued

Improvements to the MFRS issued   On January 15, 2018, the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) issued the annual improvements to the Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS) 2015 – 2017 cycles. The improvement issued are as follows: MFRS 3 Business Combinations Under the amendments made to MFRS 3, it is clarified that whenever an entity gains control…

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MASB Announces Amendments

MASB Announces Amendments The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (“MASB”) recently announced certain amendments to the MASB approved accounting standards for application in relation to financial statements. These statements are those prepared or lodged under any law administrated by the Securities Commission of Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia or the Registrar of Companies: Long-term Interests in Associates…

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MASB issues new Insurance Standard and Interpretation on Income Taxes

MASB issues new Insurance Standard and Interpretation on Income Taxes The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) has issued the following pronouncements: Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRSs) – MFRS 17 Insurance Contracts – IC Interpretation 23 Uncertainty over Income Tax Treatments Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) – IC Interpretation 23 Uncertainty over Income Tax Treatments These pronouncements…

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MASB issues amendments to several Standards and a new Interpretation (29 December 2016)

MASB issues amendments to several Standards and a new Interpretation (29 December 2016) The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) has today issued a few amendments to certain existing Standards and one new Interpretation. They are: (1) Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRSs) > Applying MFRS 9 Financial Instruments with MFRS 4 Insurance Contracts (Amendments to MFRS…

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