The accounting standard IAS 11 sets out the accounting treatment of revenue and costs associated with construction contracts. Find articles, books and online resources providing quick links to the standard, summaries, guidance and news of recent developments.
IAS 11 will be superseded by IFRS 15: Revenue from contracts with customers from 1 January 2017.
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The IFRS Foundation and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) provides free access to the consolidated unaccompanied international accounting standards for the current year through its website; you will need to register to gain access.
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IAS 11 Construction Contracts
IASB technical summary, as issued at 1 January 2014.
IAS 11 – Construction Contracts
Timeline and summary from Deloitte IAS Plus, with information on related interpretations and amendments under consideration.
Revenue and construction contracts
Topic summary provided by PwC, giving latest developments and overview, a summary of the standard and links to relevant resources.
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IASB and FASB propose a new joint standard for revenue recognition
Press release issued by the IASB on 24 June 2010.
Some guides and comparisons that we link to may pre-date the latest amendments to this standard. While these resources contain useful information, please treat them with appropriate caution.
New on the Horizon: Revenue Recognition for Building and Construction
This publication looks at the potential impact of the revised proposals on entities in the building and construction sector.
Revenue recognition: full speed ahead
Practical guide from PwC, published July 2010, on the implications of the proposed standard on revenue recognition. Industry-specific guidance is also available, including supplements covering industrial products and engineering and construction.
New on the Horizon: Revenue from contracts with customers
This edition of New on the Horizon introduces the proposals in ED/2011/6 Revenue from contracts with customers, which was published on 14 November 2011.
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