DASTMDollar Approximate Separate Transactions Method (US IRS)
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dollar as its functional currency pursuant to DASTM rules is required to change its functional currency (under the functional currency rules in the regulation) (Regs.
A QBU using DASTM computes its income or loss in U.
The dollar income or loss (or E&P) is adjusted to take into account the DASTM gain or loss for the tax year.
12/31/94 Using DASTM method Income statement LC Rate USD Sales 1,000,000,000 Avg.
Very broadly speaking, the DASTM rules are reminiscent of the temporal method rules of SFAS 8 (replaced in the early 1980s by SFAS 52).
The effect of the DASTM rules is to increase gross income, taxable income or loss, or E&P by this economic gain.
8) TEI filed comments on the final and proposed DASTM rules with the IRS and Treasury Department on February 22, 1995.
The Institute commends the Treasury and IRS for issuing the final DASTM regulations which represent a significant improvement over the 1991 and 1989 proposed regulations.
TEI strongly objects to the mandatory reversion from DASTM when the currency ceases to be hyperinflationary.
In TEI's view, the proposed regulations adequately address the principal issues impeding taxpayers from electing DASTM for operations in hyperinflationary economies.
The proposed regulations permit taxpayers to apply the revised DASTM method to all open, post-1986 Tax Reform Act taxable years.
TEI agrees that, with the issuance of the DASTM regulations, the translation of foregin financial statements under FAS No.