Accounting for Leases: The New Standard – ASU 2016-02 & 2018-01

The purpose of this course is to review the changes made to accounting for leases by ASU 2016-02, Leases, (as further amended by ASU 2018-01, Land Easement- Practical Expedient for Transition to Topic 842), and to establish the principles that lessees and lessors shall apply to report useful information to users of financial statements about the amount, timing, and uncertainty of cash flows arising from a lease. Topics include a review of the new rules for lessees and lessors, the types of leases, how to account for the balance sheet, income statement and cash flows statement impacts of different types of leases, the implementation requirements, and more.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of U.S. GAAP and existing lease accounting
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 8
Field of Study: Accounting
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Publication Date: March 2018

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