Surgent's Lease Accounting: Exploring the New Standard Download

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Field of Study

Accounting & Audit

CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC


Experience in accounting and auditing


As the effective date of Topic 842 rapidly approaches, now is the time to get your hands around the details of the FASB's new leases standard. Designed for accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a thorough overview of the FASB's new lease accounting standard (ASU No. 2016-02) that was released in February 2016 and all subsequent changes that have been made to ASC 842. You will learn about the long-awaited lease accounting standard for lessors and lessees, including transition accounting, as well as recent updates to the new lease accounting guidance. Plenty of practical application illustrations are used, including journal entries, to help in understanding this complex area of accounting.


  • Leases (Topic 842)
  • Overall lease accounting guidance
  • Lessor Accounting 101
  • Lessee Accounting 101
  • Detailed review of accounting by lessees
  • Sale and leaseback transactions
  • Transition guidance
  • Recently proposed and released ASUs impacting Topic 842
  • Objectives

  • Be familiar with the FASB's new lease accounting standards and guidance
  • Designed For

    Accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels desiring to be up-to-date on the FASB's new lease accounting guidance

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