Intangibles Other than Goodwill, ASC 350

Intangible Assets
–> Type 1: Intangible assets with “finite” useful life
–> Type 2: Intangible assets with “indefinite” useful life

   Intangible assets with “finite” useful life
–> amortized over useful life

   Intangible assets with “indefinite” useful life
–> not amortized

Impairment Loss
All intangible assets
–> tested for impairment
–> impaired if (a) < (b)
(a) carrying amount
(b) fair value
–> impairment loss = (b) – (a)

   “Reversal” of impairment loss is not allowed.
[asc 350-30-35-14, 350-30-35-20]

 

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