Understand how a company computes goodwill.

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Understand how a company computes goodwill with different techniques and ways for the computation of goodwill in a very easy and understandable manner.

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Question :Understand how a company computes Goodwill?Answer: The present value of expected future earnings of a business in excess of the earnings normally realized in the industry. Recorded when a business entity is purchased at a price in excess of the fair value of its net identifiable assets (excluding goodwill) less liabilities.Goodwill is a general term that encompasses a wide variety of favorable attributes expected to permit the acquiring company to operate at a greater-than-normal level of profitability. Positive attributes often included in goodwill are:Favorable reputat

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