Pro forma financial statements, Accounting Basics

Pro forma Financial Statements

In accounting, a financial statement in which the amounts begin are fully or partially estimates; from the Latin for "as a matter of form." For example, an organization making a change in accounting principle must prepare pro forma financial statements estimating what the previous year's earnings would have been if the new principle had been in use. Basically, organization also discloses the underlying assumptions of any pro forma statement.

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