Recap of 2013 FASB ASUs

In 2013, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued twelve Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs). There are four exposure drafts and seven final documents expected in 2014 according to the current FASB project plan. To help you review the most recent updates, links are provided below to the detailed FASB information for each of the 2013 ASUs.

ASU 2013-01

Balance Sheet (Topic 210): Clarifying the Scope of Disclosures about Offsetting Assets and Liabilities. Issued January, 2013.

ASU 2013-02

Comprehensive Income (Topic 220): Reporting of Amounts Reclassified Out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income. Issued February, 2013.

ASU 2013-03

Financial Instruments (Topic 825): Clarifying the Scope and Applicability of a Particular Disclosure to Nonpublic Entities. Issued February, 2013.

ASU 2013-04

Liabilities (Topic 405): Obligations Resulting from Joint and Several Liability Arrangements for Which the Total Amount of the Obligation Is Fixed at the Reporting Date (a consensus of the FASB Emerging Issues Task Force). Issued February, 2013.

ASU 2013-05

Foreign Currency Matters (Topic 830): Parent’s Accounting for the Cumulative Translation Adjustment upon Derecognition of Certain Subsidiaries or Groups of Assets within a Foreign Entity or of an Investment in a Foreign Entity (a consensus of the FASB Emerging Issues Task Force). Issued March, 2013.

ASU 2013-06

Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Services Received from Personnel of an Affiliate (a consensus of the FASB Emerging Issues Task Force). Issued April, 2013.

ASU 2013-07

Presentation of Financial Statements (Topic 205): Liquidation Basis of Accounting. Issued April, 2013.

ASU 2013-08

Financial Services—Investment Companies (Topic 946): Amendments to the Scope, Measurement, and Disclosure Requirements. Issued June, 2013.

ASU 2013-09

Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820): Deferral of the Effective Date of Certain Disclosures for Nonpublic Employee Benefit Plans in Update No. 2011-04. Issued July, 2013.

ASU 2013-10

Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): Inclusion of the Fed Funds Effective Swap Rate (or Overnight Index Swap Rate) as a Benchmark Interest Rate for Hedge Accounting Purposes (a consensus of the FASB Emerging Issues Task Force). Issued July, 2013.

ASU 2013-11

Income Taxes (Topic 740): Presentation of an Unrecognized Tax Benefit When a Net Operating Loss Carryforward, a Similar Tax Loss, or a Tax Credit Carryforward Exists (a consensus of the FASB Emerging Issues Task Force). Issued July, 2013.

ASU 2013-12

Definition of a Public Business Entity - An Addition to the Master Glossary. Issued December 2013.

Information on current projects is available in the FASB technical plan.