Alignment with capitalization rules for films is sought.
U.S. compliance and reporting
The change takes effect alongside an Accounting Standards Update.
Under a proposal issued by FASB, not-for-profits would be able to take advantage of the private company GAAP alternatives for accounting for goodwill and accounting for intangible assets in a business combination.
FASB proposed an accounting standard that would clarify how lessors should handle certain scenarios under the board’s new lease accounting standard.
The taxonomies contain updates necessary for meeting GAAP and SEC requirements in financial reporting.
FASB will not delay the effective date of its new lease accounting standard, board Chairman Russell Golden said at the AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.
Smaller organizations with limited staff may have difficulty implementing FASB’s new standard on presentation of not-for-profit financial statements. These best practices can make the work easier.
The list of permissible interest rates expands to 5.
Here are some things that company finance departments may wish to keep in mind as the lease accounting standard takes effect at the beginning of next year for public companies.
FASB proposed clarifications and changes to its recently issued accounting standards on credit losses, hedging, and recognition and measurement.
The AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) published a working draft on inventory valuation and is seeking comments on the draft.
FASB changed the transition requirements and clarified the scope of its standard on accounting for credit losses, which was issued in 2016.
A new FASB staff paper provides information to private company franchisors as they decide how to recognize certain franchise fees under the new revenue recognition standard.
A majority of S&P 500 companies chose the simplicity of the modified retrospective transition for their revenue recognition standard implementation, a new white paper shows.
FASB issued a proposal that would align the accounting for production costs of an episodic TV series with the accounting for films.
In a new standard, FASB clarified the interaction between the guidance for certain collaborative arrangements and the revenue recognition standard.
The board also addressed concerns about its standard on credit losses.
FASB expanded an accounting alternative for private companies and changed the rules for all entities for deciding whether a decision-making fee is a variable interest.
FASB expanded the list of benchmark interest rates that are permissible in the application of hedge accounting.
A new guide focuses on lenders and insurance companies.