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IFRS 2005 in Turkey; Can We See the Evidences on the Financial Reports of the Companies Listed?

Recep Pekdemir and Asli Turel

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Abstract: The Turkish economy has been emerging one during the last decades. So, has been the Turkish Capital Market. This study focuses on the IFRS applications in 2005 in Turkey. Particularly has dealt with the following research questions: First, what has been the position statement of the goodwill and the deferred taxes on the financial statements investigated? Second, what has been the importance of the amounts of the goodwill and the deferred taxes on financial statements investigated? In order to find out the reasonable answers to the questions above, the financial reports IFRS applied of the top 100 companies listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange have been analyzed. Data available on the web pages were obtained from financial reports of those. The empirical research was conducted through a statistical software package. The financial statements as of December 31, 2003, 2004, and 2005 have been covered by the study. The results have shown the impacts of the items covered in the study on the financial positions of the companies investigated.

Keywords: IFRS; Emerging Economies; Goodwill; Deferred Taxes (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M41 M4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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Published in Accounting and Management Information Systems Journal 20 (2007): pp. 53-77

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