Codification Research Case

Your client is in the planning phase for a major plant expansion, which will involve the construction of a new warehouse. The assistant controller does not believe that interest cost can be included in the cost of the warehouse, because it is a financing expense. Others on the planning team believe that some interest cost can be included in the cost of the warehouse, but no one could identify the specific authoritative guidance for this issue. Your supervisor asks you to research this issue.
Instructions

Access FASB Codification using the below link,user id and pass word

 (Links to an external site.)http://aaahq.org/Research/FASB-GARS (Links to an external site.)

Username – AAA53479

Password – 6qDXX9y

Provide Codification references for your responses.

(a) Is it permissible to capitalize interest into the cost of assets? Provide authoritative support for your answer.

(b) What are the objectives for capitalizing interest?

 

PLEASE PROVIDE 200 WORDS WITH REFERENCES

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