Accounting for Pensions and other Post-Retirement Benefits

 

Using the Internet or Strayer databases, go to the FASB Website, located athttp://www.fasb.org, and other resources to research the Disclosure of Postretirement Health Care and Life Insurance Benefits.

 Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

  1. Based on your research, compare and contrast the early historical accounting for Postretirement Health Care and Life Insurance Benefits with the guidance / rules in place today.
  2. Based on your research, make at least three (3) recommended changes to the guidance / rules that you believe would improve the financial accounting and reporting of the benefits in question.  Provide support for your recommendation.
  3. Predict the significant manner in which the future of accounting for these benefits could change, based on potential changes in the business and political climate that you foresee. Provide support for your prediction(s).
  4. Create a scenario in which at least three (3) types of Postretirement Health Care and Life Insurance Benefits change. Predict the potential impact of these changes on financial accounting and reporting practices.
  5. Develop an argument that supports your proposed changes in Question 4. Next, create correspondence to your Chief Financial Officer in which you justify your position.
  6. Use at least four (4) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

1-      Compared and contrasted the early historical accounting for Postretirement Health Care and Life Insurance Benefits with the guidance / rules in place today, based on your research.

2- Made at least three (3) recommended changes to the guidance / rules that you believe would improve the financial accounting and reporting of the benefits in question, based on your research. Thoroughly provided support for your recommendation.

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