Huber, Michaels & Company – Implementing the New Lease Accounting Standard in Governmental Entities

Description

Lease accounting is undergoing drastic revisions for all organizations. Standards differ in subtle and significant ways between ASU 2016-02 (FASB) and GASB 87. This course focusses on the impact on governmental units

Learning Objectives
  • Understand how the transition from operating leases to capitalization affects governmental entities
  • Understand the similarities and differences between ASU 2016-02 and GASB 87
  • Become familiar with the right-of-use, present value model for capitalizing leases
  • Separate lease and non-lease components
  • Understand the lease capitalization model for lessors
  • Study how GASB 87 addresses issues specific to governmental entities
  • Review GASB’s implementation guidance
Major Topics
  • The asset-liability approach to leases and its effect on the balance sheet
  • How is a lease defined in Statement 87?
  • The control approach to analyzing leases
  • The effect of lease classification on covenants and debt arrangements
Provider
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Update
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
Government
CPE Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental)
4.0
Who Should Attend

Preparers and accountants in public practice and governmental entities who need to understand how the new leasing rules affect financial reporting

Instructor(s)
Ray Thompson
Prerequisites

Prior learning or experience in revenue and lease accounting

Location
 
Cumberland Country Club
10200 Country Club Rd NE
Cumberland, MD 21502 US
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When
Jul 13, 2020
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Location
Cumberland Country Club
10200 Country Club Rd NE
Cumberland, MD 21502 US
Total CPE Credits
4.0
Format
In-Person

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Huber, Michaels & Company – Implementing the New Lease Accounting Standard in Governmental Entities


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