Comparability and Reliability of Financial Information in the Sector of Czech SMES (ten years of IFRS as a part of Czech accounting context)

Dana Kubickova, Irena Jindrichovska
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XIX, Issue 4, 64-77, 2016
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/581


The aim of this article is to analyse the form and extent of IFRS adoption in the Czech accounting and the main reasons of the lack of interest in IFRS reporting with a special attention to the segment of SMEs. This research is based on the qualitative analysis of present accounting regulation and on results of questionnaire survey of 260 Czech SMEs. As the main causes of the lack of interest in IFRS usage are the specific features of economic conditions, resulting in imbalances between the costs and benefits of practical implementation of IFRS and the lack of interest to report in accordance with IFRS on the side of business partners.

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