Impact of COVID-19: Goodwill impairment considerations
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Authored by RSM US LLP
Given the downturn in the economy as a result of the effects of COVID-19, we expect many companies will be required to perform interim goodwill impairment tests during the 2020 calendar year. Our white paper, Impact of COVID-19: Goodwill impairment considerations, discusses many relevant matters related to goodwill impairment, including the following:
- Evaluating indicators of impairment, including external and internal â€œtriggeringâ€ events
- Market prices as evidence of fair value
- Valuation methodology considerations
- Changes to inputs and assumptions
This article was written by RSM US LLP and originally appeared on 2020-10-21.
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