Effective dates will be delayed for private companies and certain other entities for FASB’s standards on accounting for leases, credit losses, and hedging after a unanimous vote by FASB.
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A FASB proposal could render obsolete a valuable financing option for health care entities known as variable-rate debt obligations (VRDOs).
FASB has expanded the election not to consolidate for private companies with variable-interest entities. Users of private company financial statements told FASB that consolidation does not help them analyze financial statements.
The guidance was described as inconsistent and overly complex.
Accounting for leases, hedging, and credit losses would be affected.
The change addresses the measurement alternative and the equity method.
The material is being developed for a guide to help preparers.
In comments submitted to the IRS, the AICPA requested expeditious guidance concerning adjustments attributable to conversions from an S corporation to a C corporation.
Locating and reporting on lease arrangements hidden in contracts that are not labeled as leases can be a challenge under FASB’s new rules.
FASB issued a reproposal that is designed to improve guidance used to determine whether debt should be classified as a current or noncurrent liability on a classified balance sheet.
A proposed Accounting Standards Update would establish temporary guidance designed to reduce the accounting burdens associated with the shift from LIBOR and other interbank-offered interest rates to new reference rates.
Effective dates of 4 major standards would be affected.
FASB has proposed delays in effective dates for some major accounting standards for certain financial statement preparers. Here’s how preparers can make the best use of the extra time.
A new interpretation of Federal Financial Accounting Standards is designed to clarify the application of cleanup cost liability standards when multiple component reporting entities are involved.
The effective date of a new accounting standard for long-term insurance contracts would be delayed under a proposal issued FASB.
Private companies and certain other preparers would see delays in effective dates for accounting standards for leases, hedging, and credit losses under a proposal issued by FASB.
Working drafts of accounting issues related to the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new credit losses standard were issued by the AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee.
These practical illustrations give state and local governments insight into the new requirements of GASB Statement No. 87.
FASB addressed one of the most challenging areas of financial reporting with a proposal intended to help distinguish liabilities from equity.
FASB issued a proposal that would clarify the interaction between its standard on recognition and measurement of financial instruments and its standard on equity method investments.