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.
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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.
Effective dates for certain entities for key standards on accounting for leases, credit losses, hedging, and long-duration insurance contracts would change under a proposal FASB voted to direct its staff to draft.
FASB vice chairman Jim Kroeker shares advice for successful implementation of accounting standards, as well as what’s on the horizon for FASB.
FASB issued an Invitation to Comment on whether the board should make changes to the accounting for certain identifiable intangible assets acquired in a business combination and subsequent accounting for goodwill.
As they implement FASB’s new lease accounting rules, private companies and not-for-profits may be surprised by the complexity of the transition and the effects on the financial statements.
A Technical Question and Answer issued by the AICPA discusses the characteristics of expenses that would be considered “direct care of existing collections” under a new FASB standard that updates the definition of “collections.”
The changes would remove various exceptions to general principles.
High-profile standards were completed during the CEO's tenure.
FASB proposed changes that are designed to address issues that have arisen for stakeholders implementing the board’s new standard for accounting for credit losses.
Private companies are entering the final stretch of their preparations to comply with FASB’s new revenue recognition standard. Here’s how auditors can help their clients with the implementation process.
Not-for-profits have their own specific concerns related to the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new revenue recognition standard. Find out in this episode how the new standard applies to not-for-profits.
FASB’s new current expected credit losses standard contains big implementation challenges for the financial services industry but also applies to companies in other industries.
New rules issued by the FASB align its definition of “collections” with that used by the American Alliance of Museums’ Code of Ethics for Museums.
The new FASB standard allows not-for-profits to use alternatives on accounting for goodwill and accounting for identifiable intangible assets in a business combination.