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How to Create a Lease Liability Amortization Schedule Under New Lease Rules

George Azih FASB Topic 842 April 3, 2018

Our previous blog on this topic focused on one important thing: How to calculate the present value of lease payments using Excel spreadsheets. This week, we will show you how to calculate the...

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When Do I Have a Lease?

George Azih Lease Accounting, FASB Topic 840 April 2, 2018

A colleague sent an email asking me if I knew how to account for “leases that are stadium naming rights.” It was an interesting question, but confusing. A better question would be, “Are stadium...

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GAAP, IAS, and IFRS: What You Need to Know About the Lease Accounting Standards

George Azih Lease Accounting Standards March 27, 2018

For financial reporting, companies need a set of guidelines, or accounting standards, to accurately reflect the amount, timing, and uncertainty of cash flow of the business. GAAP, IAS, and IFRS...

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Sublease Accounting: Treatment of Loss

George Azih Sublease Accounting, FASB Topic 840 March 22, 2018

Our article on sublease accounting under FASB topic 840 led to many enriching discussions. Often, one answer can lead to many more. As we receive those questions, we are glad to provide easy to...

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How To Transition From Current to the New Lease Accounting Rules: A Comprehensive Example.

George Azih Lease Accounting Transition March 20, 2018

This week’s blog is a comprehensive example explaining how to transition from current GAAP to the new lease accounting standards. We will be using a real life scenario that one of our clients...

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Accounting for Subleases Under GAAP: the CORRECT Way

George Azih Lease Accounting, GAAP, Sublease Accounting March 12, 2018

Have you ever leased a space, decided you no longer require it, then subleased the space to a third-party? Did you continue making payments to the Landlord under the initial lease while collecting...

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Lease Accounting: When Early Access is Granted to Part of a Building at First, then the Rest Later

George Azih Lease Accounting, FASB Topic 840 March 5, 2018

Today’s article is a response to a question we received about calculating straight-line rent. We decided to write an article about it because it is a very common scenario that the vast majority of...

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One of Our Newest Teammates is Crushing It in Customer Success

George Azih Lease Accounting Updates March 1, 2018
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10 Ways to Survive the Accounting Busy Season This Year

George Azih Accounting February 27, 2018

Whether you are tax or audit, this year is certain to be busy for all accountants. The busy season is defined by the recent changes to the tax code and there is uncertainty for many clients. A...

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7 Facts About Operating Leases Under the New Lease Accounting Rules

editor's note: to determine capital leases vs. operating leases, take our free test. 

This blog post summarizes – in plain English – Operating leases under the upcoming lease changes.

Operating...

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