Reporting Embedded Leases

In 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published guidance that requires major changes to how leases are reported on financial statements. One area of the guidance that’s especially complicated relates to “embedded” leases. Updated guidance Organizations are required [...]

By |2020-07-10T14:10:11-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Reporting Embedded Leases

Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

Private companies and most nonprofits were supposed to implement updated revenue recognition guidance in fiscal year 2019 and updated lease guidance in fiscal year 2021. In the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Financial Accounting Standards Board [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:28:05-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

Nonprofits: Are you Ready for the New Contribution Guidance?

When the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) updated its rules for recognizing revenue from contracts in 2014, it only added to the confusion that nonprofits already had about accounting for grants and similar contracts. Fortunately, last year, the FASB provided [...]

By |2019-12-27T13:45:05-05:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Nonprofits: Are you Ready for the New Contribution Guidance?

Time to Celebrate! FASB Expands VIE Exception for Private Companies

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently gave private companies long-awaited relief from one of the most complicated aspects of financial reporting — consolidation of variable interest entities (VIEs). Here are the details. Old rules Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) [...]

By |2020-01-03T19:52:00-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , |Comments Off on Time to Celebrate! FASB Expands VIE Exception for Private Companies

Public vs. Private Companies: When Should Different Accounting Rules Apply?

Small private companies often criticize the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for writing overly complex standards that focus on the needs of stakeholders in large public companies rather than “Main Street” businesses. Here’s how the FASB has addressed these [...]

By |2018-04-24T18:54:21-04:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Public vs. Private Companies: When Should Different Accounting Rules Apply?