IFRS and US GAAP authorised CMUCPP automatically maintains the constant purchasing power of constant real value non-monetary items (e.g. capital, all items in shareholders´ equity, provisions, salaries, wages, pensions, taxes, trade debtors/creditors, etc) only when updated in terms of the Daily CPI during low and high inflation, hyperinflation and deflation - ceteris paribus. European Accounting Association: "Capital maintenance is a competing objective of financial reporting."
IAS 29, the IASB´s greatest failure to date, affected the Zimbabwe economy very
negatively during hyperinflation. It was implemented during various years in
Zimbabwe´s hyperinflationary economy with no positive effect. The failed IAS 29
had a very negative effect since it encourages and requires the implementation
of the Historical Cost Accounting model during hyperinflation, the most destructive
requirement in IFRS authorised by the very inefficient IASB.
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