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Recording consolidating adjustment journal entries

Learning how to account for goodwill impairment is a matter of using a relatively simple impairment test.

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Tracking intercompany transactions is perceived as one of the most common problems with financial consolidation Intercompany transactions are transactions that happen between two entities of the same company.

Reporting ledgers were introduced with the release of Dynamics GP 2010.

Reporting Ledgers provide 3 financial ledgers, the general ledger (BASE) and two optional reporting ledgers.

Thus, the profit/loss can be shared between majority and minority interests, as the parent’s shareholders and minority interest share the ownership of the subsidiary.

Intercompany transactions must be adjusted correctly in consolidated financial statements in order to show their impact on the consolidated entity instead of its impact on the parent or subsidiaries solely.

This difference between the purchase price and the firm's market value is called goodwill.

Every year, it is important to "test" goodwill to ensure that it is not overstated.

How to use Reporting Ledgers for Consolidation Accounting in Dynamics GP and Management Reporter.

When a business is operated as a parent company with subsidiaries, separate accounting records are kept for each entity.

: This is a transaction between two subsidiaries of the same company.