IMPAIRMENT OF NON-CURRENT ASSETS IN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS

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Keywords
impairment, non-current assets, public sector, IPSAS.

Abstract
The objective of this paper is to present the specific features of non-current assets impairment as an example of the conservatism principle in accounting and valuation through accounting estimates. The paper also reviews key moments of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards related to establishing the recoverable amount of non-current assets in budget entities in terms of their specific nature of assets, which do not generate cash flows on their own. In addition, the rules and requirements applied to assets impairment in Bulgaria have been reviewed in comparison to international practice.

JEL: 41.
Pages: 12

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