- Words: 2863
- Length: 10 Pages
- Topic: Accounting
- Paper #: 96282601
This process has been ongoing since then.
One of the major differences between the two standards is going to be that whereas GAAP emphasizes rules, the IFRS is a principle-based approach. Implementing a principles-based approach has significant implications for American tax practice. Many of the specific differences between the two systems will have a direct impact on tax practice. In IFRS, LIFO is prohibited and inventory write-downs may be reversed