After studying this chapter you should be able to:
Define holding company and subsidiary company.
Understand the legal requirements relating to presentation of accounts by a holding company.
Understand the requirements of Schedule VI.
Explain Consolidated financial statements.
Prepare Consolidated balance sheet of a holding company and its subsidiaries.
Understand the important factors and their accounting treatment such as: (i) elimination of investment account; (ii) minority interest; (iii) cost of control or goodwill; (iv) revenue profits or post-acquisition profits; (v) revenue losses or post-acquisition losses; (vi) capital profit & losses or pre-acquisition profits and losses; (vii) ...