Category Archives: FASB and IASB Lease Accounting Updates

Up to date information, articles, discussions on the proposed FASB and IASB Lease Accounting Changes

Why you should not use spreadsheets to manage your leases for the ASC 842?

Let us explain why this is a very risky approach to this complex compliance.  Spreadsheets are great for certain situations, but complying to the ASC 842 is not one of them.  Spreadsheets will not provide the ability to consolidate your lease data, scalability as you grow, provide consistent calculation accuracy, minimize human errors, high level… Read More »

How Will the FASB ASC 842 Standard Improve Lease Accounting?

The FASB Accounting Standards (ASU) for topic ASC 842, Lease Accounting, became effective at the end of 2021 for all reporting periods after December 15th 2021. This standard brings about significant changes across many different industries. With the new standard in effect, public and private companies must ensure they are following the new accounting guidelines.   Apart from being compliant, companies… Read More »

Transitioning Clients to the FASB ASC842 Lease Accounting Standard: A Guide for Advisory Firms

iLease Management LLC (“iLease”) has been providing insightful research and recommended approaches into the proposed lease accounting changes since 2011. We do provide a brief overview and update of the proposed lease accounting changes in this document, but you will find that this whitepaper is different than others that we have authored. In this whitepaper… Read More »

Summary of Leases at 12/2 FASB Meeting

TENTATIVE BOARD DECISIONSTentative Board decisions are provided for those interested in following the Board’s deliberations. All of the reported decisions are tentative and may be changed at future Board meetings. December 2, 2020 FASB Board MeetingPost-implementation Review: Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). The Board discussed feedback received to date during the post-implementation review (PIR) of… Read More »

Impacts of COVID-19 on Lease Accounting (ASC 842)

As the world continues to grapple with an invisible enemy, our daily lives aren’t all that have been impacted. Companies as a whole have been unable to collect or pay rent on their leased assets, while the changes in ASC 842 have meant that lease accountants all over the globe following GAAP have had to go through their books thoroughly… Read More »