Assume that a U.S.-based company is issuing securities to foreign investors who require financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS. Thus, adjustments to convert
from U.S. GAAP to IFRS must be made. Ignore income taxes for given problem.
Rawl Corporation sold a building to a bank at the beginning of 2017 at a gain of $76,000 and immediately leased the building back for a period of four years. The lease is accounted for as an operating lease.
a. Determine the appropriate accounting for this sale and leaseback for the years ending December
31, 2017, and December 31, 2018, under (1) U.S. GAAP and (2) IFRS.
b. Prepare the entry(ies) that Rawl would make on the December 31, 2017, and December 31, 2018, conversion worksheets to convert U.S. GAAP balances to IFRS.