The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI ) released Educational Material on Intangible Assets. IndAS 38 prescribes the accounting treatment for intangible assets that are not dealt with specifically in another IndAS.
It sets out the criteria for recognizing and measuring intangible assets and requires disclosures about them. The standard provides guidance on the treatment of costs incurred to generate intangible assets as well as those acquired separately or as part of business combinations or acquired by way of government grants. The Standards also deals with other aspects related to intangible assets, such as amortization, impairment, etc.
The Educational Material on IndAS 38, Intangible Assets addresses certain relevant aspects envisaged in the Standard by way of a brief summary of the Standard and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) which are being/expected to be encountered while implementing the Standard.
To read the Educational Material, click here.