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U.S. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
September 30, 2020 and 2019
(h) Property and Equipment
Property and equipment is stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. USTDA capitalizes property and equipment with an acquisition cost greater than $5,000 and useful life exceeding one year. Depreciation is calculated using the straight-line method and is based on an estimated useful life of 10 years for all assets, except computer equipment and software, which is depreciated over 5 years. Leasehold improvements are amortized over the estimated period of occupancy or the life of the improvement, whichever is less. Expenditures for repairs and maintenance are charged to operating expenses as incurred.
(i) Liabilities
Liabilities represent amounts owed by USTDA as the result of transactions or events that have occurred as of fiscal year end. Liabilities covered by budgetary or other resources are those liabilities for which Congress has appropriated funds or funding is otherwise available to pay amounts owed. Liabilities not covered by budgetary or other resources represent amounts owed in excess of available, congressionally appropriated funds or other amounts. The liquidation of liabilities not covered by budgetary or other resources is dependent on future congressional appropriations or other funding. There is no certainty that Congress will appropriate funds to satisfy such liabilities.
(j) Undelivered Orders
Undelivered orders represent the amount of orders for goods and services outstanding for which funds have been obligated, but the liabilities have not been incurred.
(k) Accrued Leave
Annual leave is accrued as a liability as it is earned. The liability is reduced as leave is taken. Each year, the balance in the accrued annual leave account is adjusted to reflect current year pay rates. To the extent that the current or prior year appropriations are not available to fund annual leave earned, but not taken, funding will be obtained from future appropriations. USTDA’s accounting for annual leave earned, but not taken is compliant with established regulations. Sick leave and other types of non-vested leave are charged to expense as the leave is used.
(l) Cumulative Results of Operations
Cumulative results of operations represent the difference between net property and equipment and unfunded annual leave, plus the net difference between expenses and financing sources since the inception of an activity.
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