With less than five months remaining until January 2019, when public companies have to comply with new leasing standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16, your implementation plans should already be well underway.
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02 ( “ASC 842”), Leases, which provides new guidelines that change the accounting for leasing arrangements.
The new lease accounting standard ASC 842 is effective for public companies beginning January 1st, 2019. The primary purpose of the standard was to address the fact that most operating leases are deemed off balance sheet financing arrangements and currently are only disclosed via a company’s financial footnotes in the “Commitments and Contingencies” footnote.
This recent article in Accounting Today provides a useful summary of the key issues that companies are facing as they get ready for compliance with IFRS 16 and ASC 842.
A recent article in Accounting Today provides an excellent view of how companies in many industries are moving toward compliance with the new lease accounting standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16.
Nakisa, Bramasol's partner for leasing solutions, has announced general availability of the new 4.0 version of Lease Administration by Nakisa.
On January 5th, 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) proposed adding an optional transition method and another practical expedient for lessors to Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 842, Leases, to reduce the cost and complexity of implementing the new standard.
Bramasol, the leader in compliance and finance innovation solutions, has announced a new, purpose-built product that reduces complexity and implementation costs, to give companies across a variety of industries a ready-to-deploy solution for lease accounting disclosure reporting and compliance.
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