New Lease Accounting – ASC 842

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new Accounting Standards Update, ASC 842: Leases, that addresses accounting for leasing transactions under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP). ASC 842 was issued to increase transparency and comparability among organizations by recognizing lease assets and lease liabilities for substantially all leases. The new rules[ … ]

Proposed Changes to Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the organization that sets accounting standards, is in the process of evaluating the current accounting and reporting requirements for not-for-profit organizations. FASB expects to issue an exposure draft with proposed changes to the existing required presentation of net assets and cash flows and current disclosures related to liquidity and[ … ]