Non-controlling Interest (NCI) Accounting Print Email. International Accounting Standard 27 (IAS 27) defines non-controlling interest as “the equity in a subsidiary not attributable, directly or indirectly, to a parent”. The similar term "minority interest" was previously used in standards.
Considering this, what is Minority interest in income statement?
In accounting, minority interest (or non-controlling interest) is the portion of a subsidiary corporation's stock that is not owned by the parent corporation. Also, minority interest is reported on the consolidated income statement as a share of profit belonging to minority shareholders.
What is the equity method of accounting for investments?
The equity method is an accounting technique used by firms to assess the profits earned by their investments in other companies. The firm reports the income earned on the investment on its income statement, and the reported value is based on the firm's share of the company assets.
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