ASC 842 Changes: Would a Specific Incremental Borrowing Rate Be Better?

The problem of determining the rate implicit in a lease also presented a concern that most preparers used the incremental borrowing rate (IBR) as the discount rate. However, that wasn’t the only concern that came to light during FASB’s roundtable in September 2020.   Apart from the rate implicit, members also discussed the IBR; i.e., how those that have adopted ASC 842 determine the IBR. It… Read More »

The New Lease Accounting Standards and Technology Requirements

Earlier this week, I participated on a webinar on the new lease accounting standards. The webinar was given by one of the major accounting firms and was specifically directed at how the new lease standards will impact lessees. One of the polling questions asked of participants during the course of the webinar was whether, in… Read More »

Sage Intacct and iLeasePro Announce Major Integration Enhancement

iLease Management LLC (“iLease”), developer of iLeasePro, an enterprise cloud-based Lease Management and Accounting solution, has announced a major step forward in its strategic partnership and integration with Sage Intacct, a leader in cloud-based financial management and accounting software. iLease has released the capability to take advantage of Sage Intacct’s dimension feature to seamlessly track… Read More »

New Transition Option for Lease Standard

Earlier this month, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) which would provide an additional transition option when adopting the new lease accounting standard. Under the proposed ASU, organizations would have the option to use the effective date as the date of adoption instead of at the earliest comparative… Read More »