Subject. This article discusses the issues related to the formation, increase, restoration of the provision for inventory impairment in the context of Federal Accounting Standard (FSBU) 5/2019 – Inventories application. Objectives. The article aims to identify the most justified options for accounting of the business facts to form, increase and restore the provision amount for the inventory impairment. Methods. For the study, I used the methods of analysis and synthesis, comparison, generalization, and modeling. Results. The article focuses on problematic issues related to the determination of the provision amount and the reflection of entries in the accounts, and reveals the position of the authors on their solution. Conclusions and Relevance. In some cases, Federal Accounting Standard (FSBU) 5/2019 – Inventories does not contain unambiguous instructions regarding the formation of information on provision for the inventory impairment, and therefore there is uncertainty that makes it difficult to account for certain facts of economic life. The recommendations proposed in the article can be useful for practical application by economic entities in determining their position in relation to records in the formation, increase, restoration of the provision amount in connection with the use of Federal Accounting Standard (FSBU) 5/2019 – Inventories.
Keywords: Federal Accounting Standard (FSBU) 5/2019 – Inventories, allowance for inventory impairment
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