As indicated in the reading, U.S. GAAP requires the use of historical cost for valuing most assets while IFRS permits the use of fair value. answer the question. Use your own words to summarize the information from the textbook. Provide proper citations for resources used, including the textbook.
Assume you are in support of the historical cost basis as required by GAAP. Discuss why you think the historical cost approach best values the long-term assets on the balance sheet. In addition, provide an example to support your position.