FASB is seeking feedback on whether IAS 20 represents a workable solution for improving generally accepted accounting principles for business entities as it relates to the accounting for government grants.
FASB Financial Accounting & Reporting
Learn how FASB’s goodwill accounting alternative for evaluating triggering events can make financial reporting easier for private companies and not-for-profit entities beyond the pandemic.
The FASB said last week that it will explore new rules regarding the accounting for financial instruments with ESG-linked features and regulatory credits.
A proposal by the FASB would extend by two years the guidance related to reference rate reform relief and expand the definition of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR).
FASB changed its credit losses standard, eliminating accounting guidance for troubled debt restructuring by creditors and enhancing disclosure requirements for vintage disclosures.
After a rush of government programs provided pandemic-related relief, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a standard requiring new disclosures for government assistance.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has published an Accounting Standards Update designed to better align hedge accounting with an organization’s risk management strategies.
A reader responds to a JofA article on FASB declining to extend nonpublic lease accounting effective date.
Two new FASB concept statements address financial statement elements and factors FASB should consider in developing accounting guidance.
A proposed Accounting Standards Update would help investors and others better consider the effects on a buyer’s working capital, liquidity and cash flows. The comment deadline is March 21.
FASB updated its research agenda Wednesday in response to comments received in a consultation earlier this year.
Investors want more disaggregated information. Financial statement preparers are concerned about the costs of preparing that information. FASB Chair Richard Jones is seeking to balance those priorities.
Certain issues related to revenue recognition are causing enough application problems that the Financial Accounting Standards Board may choose to adjust the standard. But in the meantime, financial statement preparers need to apply the current rules correctly.
Some new and complex accounting issues are facing financial statement preparers as 2021 draws to a close.
FASB’s accounting guidance for troubled debt restructuring by creditors would be eliminated for organizations that have adopted its credit losses standard, under a proposal the board issued Tuesday.
Businesses that receive certain forms of government assistance will be required to disclose that aid in the notes to their annual financial statements under a standard the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Wednesday.
Here’s what private company finance personnel need to know about CECL as the time for implementation approaches.
Nonpublic lessees such as private companies, not-for-profits, and employee benefit plans will be permitted to elect risk-free rates for lease accounting by class of underlying asset rather than at the entitywide level under a new rule issued Thursday by FASB.
Private companies and not-for-profits will not see further relief from the effective date of FASB’s new lease accounting standard after the board voted Wednesday to reject a request for a two-year extension.
Interim disclosure requirements would be changed and clarified under a proposal issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.