All of the subsidiary company's assets and liabilities appear on the parent company's balance sheet, and all of the subsidiary company's revenue, expenses, gains and losses appear on the parent company's income statement.
The companies' financial results, therefore, are consolidated on a single set of statements.
It depends on the nature of the adjustment; if it goes to a real adjustment account that you track, then you should leave it, as you'll need to keep making that adjustment as it changes.
In business, consolidation or amalgamation is the merger and acquisition of many smaller companies into much larger ones.
The first step is to eliminate the effects of any inter-company transactions.
There are three basic types of inter-company eliminations.
Accounting rules generally define a controlling stake as between 20 percent and 50 percent of a company.
In consolidated accounting, the parent company essentially treats the subsidiary company as if it doesn't exist.
When one company acquires another company, a consolidated balance sheet needs to be prepared.Treatment to the acquired company: The acquired company records in its books the elimination of its net assets and the receipt of cash, receivables or investment in the acquiring company (if what was received from the transfer included common stock from the purchasing company).Consolidated financial statements are required when there are two or more affiliated companies.Therefore, shouldn't they be reversed on 1-1-2014? In some cases you've got to carry forward and eliminate the currency adjustments; you've got to keep a record of the reconciling balances for the interco accounts; etc.My understanding from what you've said is that perhaps the Auditors recommended the adjustments in the Parent's books?Under the Halsbury's Laws of England, 'amalgamation' is defined as "a blending together of two or more undertakings into one undertaking, the shareholders of each blending company, becoming, substantially, the shareholders of the blended undertakings.