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Accounting For Investement Property Under Romanian Accounting System

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  • SAVA Raluca

    (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania)

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Investment property, an important component of the current assets, need special attention both in terms of their impact on accounting and well as in reporting the annual financial statements. Internationally their accounting treatment is presented by the IAS 40 Investment property issued in 2000 and being operative for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2001 with a number of subsequent amendments.First step in aligning the Romanian accounting system (RAS) to the international accounting and financial reporting standards has manifested in terms of properties starting with 2012 but only for the listed companies - OMFP 1286 which has brought significant changes in the execution way of the individual financial statements of these companies and in terms of the accounting presentation of the investment properties and fixed assets held for sale. In accordance with this order and the Romanian accounting rules recognize investment properties as being a separate component of the fixed assets, applying the provisions of IAS 40. This paper deals with the next step by presenting the occurred legislative changes related to the accounting treatment of the investment property, changes that are applicable to all the Romanian companies, not just those listed on the stock exchange, starting from the financial year 2015.

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  • SAVA Raluca, 2015. "Accounting For Investement Property Under Romanian Accounting System," Studies in Business and Economics, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 10(1), pages 113-121, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:blg:journl:v:10:y:2015:i:1:p:1113-121
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