Leases: Mastering the New FASB Requirements (VIRTUAL SEMINAR)

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Description

Do you know which leases are within the scope of FASB ASC 842, Leases, and how to apply the new financial accounting, financial reporting, and disclosure requirements of this new major standard? This course addresses those questions by examining the core principles of the standard, including identification, recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure requirements. Examples with journal entries are included to illustrate application of the standard. This course explains the lessee accounting model, including lease classification, amortization of the right-of-use asset, and interest on the lease liability. This course also explains the lessor accounting model, including transfer of risk, profit recognition, and collectability. Additional topics include short-term leases, purchase options, variable lease payments, and sale and leaseback transactions. In addition, this course addresses the business context of implementing the new standard by identifying key factors for managing this significant change.

Curriculum

  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Accounting

Prerequisites

Experience in application of accounting standards

Designed For

All CPAs

Objectives

This course is intended to familiarize the learner with the key aspects of FASB ASC 842, Leases, including lease modifications, sale and leaseback transactions, and leveraged leases.

Highlights

This course is intended to familiarize the learner with the key aspects of FASB ASC 842, Leases, including lease modifications, sale and leaseback transactions, and leveraged leases. When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize arrangements which meet the scope requirements for lease accounting under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize lessee accounting requirements for operating leases and finance leases under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize lessor accounting requirements for sales-type, direct financing and operating leases under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize accounting requirements for lease modifications under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize accounting requirements for sale and leaseback transactions under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize presentation requirements for lessees and lessors under FASB ASC 842.
  • Recognize business factors to consider when implementing FASB ASC 842.
Registration for this event has closed. If you have any question or concerns please give us a call at 515-223-8161 or send us an e-mail at iacpa@iacpa.org

Instructors

Thomas Newell

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Tom Newell is a shareholder in the firm of Newell & Newell, P.C. located in Columbus, GA. Tom graduated cum laude from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, GA in 1980. Tom started the firm with his wife Silvia Newell, CPA in 1986. Prior to that his public accounting experience included both local firms and international firms. Tom is an active peer reviewer having performed over 200 reviews and has been involved with the peer review program since 1989.

Tom served on the Georgia Society peer review committees from 1989 to 1993. In 1993 Tom was selected to be one of the technical reviewers for the Georgia Society and served as a technical reviewer for the Georgia Society for 9 years. Tom has also served several years on the accounting and auditing committee at the Georgia Society. Tom has been a frequent speaker for the Georgia Society of CPAs at the Southeastern Accounting Show, Tax Forum (A&A topics), the Accounting Institute, local, national and international accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. Tom is also a discussion leader for various continuing education courses on topics of audit & accounting, compilation and review, fraud and internal control, nonprofit, and peer review.

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