Two new FASB concept statements address financial statement elements and factors FASB should consider in developing accounting guidance.
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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.
Acquiring entities are required to measure contract assets and liabilities acquired in a business combination in accordance with FASB’s Topic 606 revenue recognition guidance, according to a new FASB standard.
Private companies that issue equity-classified share-based awards will be able to elect a practical expedient and use the reasonable application of a reasonable valuation method to determine the current price input of these awards offered as compensation, according to a new standard issued by FASB.
A new FASB proposal intends to clarify that a contractual restriction on the sale of an equity security is not considered part of the unit of account of the security and therefore is not considered in measuring fair value.
Following a pandemic-related delay, the new standard takes effect for entities within the “all other entities” category for fiscal years starting after Dec. 15, 2021, and for interim periods within fiscal years beginning after Dec. 15, 2022.
FASB engaged in more than 430 investor interactions in the year ended June 30, 2021, according to a new report.
After the pandemic-related delay provided some relief, private companies are implementing major accounting standards that take a great deal of effort to adopt.
FASB issued guidance that’s designed to help lessors more faithfully account for the underlying economics of leases that would have been classified as a sales-type lease or a direct financing lease and would have recognized a day-one loss.
FASB is seeking comment on what the board’s future standard-setting priorities should be. Stakeholders are asked to provide feedback by Sept. 22 to help FASB identify areas where there’s a pervasive need to improve generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).