Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118128168
ISBN 13: 978-1-11812-816-9

Chapter 10 - Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities - Questions - Page 541: 24


The operating leases are common off the balance sheet financing. Most lessees do not like to report leases on their balance sheet because the lease increases the total liability.

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The liabilities of next year payments are also understated, and therefore all ratios calculated with current liability and total liability will give an incorrect figures.
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