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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 »

Embedded Leases within a Contract Under the ASC 842 Standard

We previously discussed how FASB had discussed changes in ASC 842: Lease Accounting in Rate Implicit in the lease as well as the determination of IBR. The board has also outlined the concern presented by some preparers about the identification of leases embedded within a contract.   The main issue was that entities spent significant amounts of time trying to identify and account… Read More »

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 »