I found a concern with regard to deferred tax of goodwill.
IAS 12 prohibits the recognition of the resulting deferred tax liability on the initial recognition of goodwill. The underlying rationale for this exception is that, if a deferred tax liability were set up in respect of the goodwill at the time of the business combination, this would decrease the total for the *** assets recognized. Because goodwill is a residual, this would further increase goodwill and the increase would also need to be tax-effected. [IAS 12:21 & 21A]
I think a lot but just in vain, I don't understand why they said that "the goodwill is a residual, and then would increase goodwill and the increase would also to be tax-effected". Thus, this mean the entry is will be :
Dr Goodwill / Cr Deferred tax liability => as my understanding, when there are deferred tax liability, we will record entry: Dr Deferred tax expense / Cr Cr Deferred tax liability.
=> Pls help me explain for this.