April 27 Jazzit Fundamentals Update Available

Friday, April 27, 2018

CA/CB/IA/JZDIAG – AMORTIZATION WORKING PAPERS AND DIAGNOSTICS REPORT

  • Group totals can now be set to reconcile to a specific Cost and Accumulated Amortization general ledger accounts.
    • A red indicator will alert the preparer that a difference exists between what has been entered into the group, and its reconciliation general ledger account.
    • Preparers can set a global threshold +/- amount (in the working paper setting area) to flag unreconciled differences in the groups.
    • Display in the freeze frame can be set to view only groups with unreconciled differences from the general ledger.
    • A diagnostic at the bottom of the working paper will reflect how many unreconciled groups are present in the working paper (above the threshold +/- amount set), and the JZDIAG Diagnostic Report will also reflect the unreconciled groups.

  • Reviewed and updated the CCA classes and rates

BS/BS/BS3 – BALANCE SHEETS

  • Added the ability to net shareholder and related party loans (due to/from) even when the respective note is active.  Current portion receivable is netted with current payable / long term receivable is netted with long term payable.

NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

  • Added the ability to turn off each notes divider if using the Notes Dividers functionality*.  Also allow the option to decrease the space between notes if the note divider has been turned off for a specific note. 
    Note must be updated from the Resource Centre to add this new functionality.

*Please note: This feature also requires an update to the NL – NOTES MENU

K3A – SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNT POLICIES

  • Added the ability to set all significant accounting policies to upper/lower case. Requires each policy be updated from Resource Centre to add this new functionality.*

*Please note: This feature also requires an update to the NL – NOTES MENU

EL/JZEL – ENGAGEMENT LETTERS

  • Updated the SALES TAX dropdown for two commonly used combinations i.e. GST and PST, GST and QST
  • Allowed the user to set the dates for the following year end in order to prepare engagement letters in advance

K7 – SHARE CAPITAL NOTE

  • DEFAULT AND SHARE REDEMPTION - Added a manual table to display the percentage ownership of shareholders

FC – FINAL CHECKLIST

  • Updated the checklist with the following functionality:
    • Initials/date/WP reference can now be set to clear or retain on roll forward (found under checklist options)
    • Initials/date/WP reference columns can be turned on/off globally (found under checklist options)
    • Added 15 additional sections to the checklist (found under checklist options)
    • All 15 sections can be renamed as desired
    • Double-click on the initials field to automatically set today’s date

KT – TAX AND OTHER GOV’T REMITTANCES NOTE

  • NON-CAPITAL TAX LOSSES CARRIED FORWARD – Added the option to display both the date of loss and date it expires instead of only the years losses expire.

MG – MATERIALITY GUIDELINES

  • Replaced the word “planning” with “preliminary”
  • Added benchmark ranges information below the calculation table

RC – RECONCILIATION OF COSTS TO UCC WORKING PAPER

  • Added further options to specify the linkage for amount (B)