When consolidating financial statements how do you use a worksheet

Below there are statements of financial positions of both Mommy and Baby at 31 December 20X4.

Prepare consolidated statement of financial position of Mommy Group as at 31 December 20X4.

The consolidated balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement combine a company's activities across all business holdings in which it holds majority stakes.

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If your company's management, lenders or investors want a clear picture of how the overall company is performing, then including all the subsidiaries it owns provides this.

Viewing only the parent company's financials alone may provide a distorted view.

If you’d like to revise a theory first, then please read my summary of IFRS 3 Business Combinations and IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements, both of them contain video in the end.

Here’s the question: Mommy Corp has owned 80% shares of Baby Ltd since Baby’s incorporation.

Consolidated financial statements report the aggregate of separate legal entities.

A parent company can operate as a separate corporation apart from its subsidiary companies.

Maybe Timberline does, and our company hasn’t learned how to use it correctly.

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Each of these entities reports its own financial statements and operates its own business.

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