PRESENTATION OF INTERIM INFORMATION (Policies)
|9 Months Ended
May 31, 2022
|PRESENTATION OF INTERIM INFORMATION [Abstract]
|Basis of Presentation
The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared by Pure Cycle Corporation (Company) and include all adjustments that are, in the opinion of management, necessary to present fairly the financial position, results of operations and cash flows of the Company as of and for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2022 and 2021. The August 31, 2021 balance sheet was derived from the Company’s audited consolidated financial statements.
Certain information and footnote disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) have been condensed or omitted. It is suggested the accompanying consolidated financial statements and notes be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended August 31, 2021 (2021 Annual Report) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on November 10, 2021. The results of operations for interim periods presented are not necessarily indicative of the operating results expected for the full fiscal year.
Since January 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruption in international and U.S. economies and markets. The impacts of the pandemic are continuing but have lessened as vaccines have become widely available in the U.S, although there have been periodic increases in the number of cases in the U.S. due to the spread of COVID-19 variants. The pandemic has resulted in government restrictions of various degrees and effective at various times, including stay-at-home orders, bans on travel, limitations on the size of gatherings, limitations on the operations of businesses deemed non-essential, closures of work facilities, schools, public buildings and businesses, cancellation of events (including entertainment events, conferences, and meetings), quarantines, mask mandates and social distancing measures. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and related restrictions, the second development phase of Sky Ranch was delayed due to the extended time taken to approve the platted lots through the county government.
|Use of Estimates
Use of Estimates
The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Estimates are used to account for certain items such as revenue recognition, reimbursable costs, costs of revenue for lot sales, share-based compensation, deferred tax asset valuation, and the useful lives and recoverability of long-lived assets. Actual results could differ from those estimates and assumptions due to risks and uncertainties, including uncertainty in the current economic environment.
During fiscal 2021, the Company determined the reimbursable public improvements, project management fees and interest income related to the Sky Ranch community being developed by the Company were probable of collectability. Historically, due to a lack of tax base and no operating history for the Sky Ranch Community Authority Board (Sky Ranch CAB), the Company was unable to estimate when or if it would receive payment for these items and deferred recognition of them until cash was received. As a result of an established and growing tax base resulting from the success of the initial development, increases in housing values in Colorado, added mill levies, and additional unencumbered fees received by the Sky Ranch CAB, the Company believes repayment of the public improvements, payment of the project management fees, and interest income are deemed probable. Based on this the Company has recognized these items in the consolidated financial statements. The timing and amount of potential payments have been estimated based on growth trends utilizing current assessed values and historic growth rates which have been projected to current and contracted lot sales through the contractual obligation period.
|Prior Period Adjustment and Reclassifications
Prior Period Adjustment in the three months ended May 31, 2021 consolidated financial statements
During the three and nine months ended May 31, 2021, the Company discovered certain errors in the amounts reported for the three and six months ended February 28, 2021. Management concluded that although the errors were immaterial in the given periods, if corrected in the three months ended May 31, 2021, management believed these corrections would have a material impact on the results reported
for the three months ended May 31, 2021, consolidated statement of operations, specifically the recognition of Public improvement reimbursables including interest income - related party. The Company’s President and the Chief Financial Officer evaluated the effects of the errors on the consolidated financial statements for the three and six months ended February 28, 2021, and each concluded that the errors were not material to those presented results. Based on this evaluation, the errors did not rise to the level of requiring a restatement of the financial information for the three and six months ended February 28, 2021, contained in the Form 10-Q as previously filed. Accordingly, management corrected these errors by adjusting opening accumulated deficit for the three-month period ended May 31, 2021, and retrospectively adjusted the cumulative periods for the impact of such errors in the financial statements presented for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2021. Additional information on the prior period adjustment reflected in the consolidated statement of shareholders’ equity for the three months ended May 31, 2021, can be found in Note 2 – Prior Period Adjustment in the Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended May 31, 2021, filed with the SEC on July 9, 2021.
The Company has reclassified certain prior year information to conform to the current year presentation.