Status of Technical Bulletin No. 85-6

Accounting for a Purchase of Treasury Shares at a Price Significantly in Excess of the Current Market Price of the Shares and the Income Statement Classification of Costs Incurred in Defending against a Takeover Attempt


Issued: December 1985

Effective Date:
Effective for transactions after December 31, 1985


No other pronouncements


Affected by:
No other pronouncements


Issues Discussed by FASB Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF)


Nullifies EITF Issue No. 85-2


Interpreted by:
No EITF Issues


Related Issues:
No EITF Issues


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FAS - FASB Statements
FIN - FASB Interpretations
FTB - FASB Technical Bulletins
APB - APB Opinions
AIN - AICPA Interpretations
ARB - Accounting Research Bulletins
CON - FASB Concepts
EITF - EITF Issues
Q&A - FASB Implementation Guides