Published: 26/11/2018 By Thomas AgyapongConsolidated financial statements are financial statements of a group in which the statements of the parent and its subsidiaries are presented as a single economic unit.
Subsidiary – this is a business entity that is partially controlled or fully owned by another company. Ownership is determined by holding at least 51% of the share capital.
Associates – an entity which the investor has significant influence over.
Joint venture – is an arrangement of which two or more parties have joint control.
Consolidated financial statements are required to be prepared by a parent entity, that is, an entity that has control over one or more subsidiaries.
There are exemptions to this requirement:
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