Leases: Mastering the New FASB Requirements

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.

Highlights

Current economy: Microeconomics; Analyses

Objectives

Realize how organizations may cause fraud without realizing it

Designed For

Accountants in practice and industry



Leaders

R Wells

Robert "Wayne" Wells has over 45 years of experience in public accounting and annually instructs numerous continuing education seminars and in-firm training classes for continuing education providers in the areas of accounting, auditing, fraud, and taxation. Wells began his career in public accounting in 1970 with the national firm of what was then Touché, Ross & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1974, he joined a local firm in Nashville and provides accounting, auditing, fraud investigations, and tax services to small- and medium-sized businesses as well as extensive tax services to individuals. Wells graduated from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Economics. He holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate in Tennessee, and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the 2014 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the AICPA, and the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in 2016.