LATIN AMERICAN MODEL Definition

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LATIN AMERICAN MODEL is an accounting model. There are other accounting systems which differ from the U.S. accounting model. U.S. GAAP and FASB standards are not the only accounting principles used internationally; for example, many countries reverse the U.S. debit and credit system. Many countries with high rates of inflation account for inflation in financial reports much more than the U.S. does. Also, for any company operating internationally there is the currency exchange translation problem when consolidating financial statements.

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OWNERS DRAW see PROPRIETORS DRAW.

COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE is where the liabilities of the members will be restricted to the amount each agrees to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of dissolution or liquidation.

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