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Insights to help you navigate the ASC 842 reporting requirements

On February 25, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), its long-awaited final standard on the accounting for leases. This brings a revolutionary change in lease accounting that will affect entities across all industries. 

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The new standard requires lessees to recognize most leases on their balance sheet. It will also significantly affect the accounting for certain leases and may result in key impacts on an entity’s finances and operations which may mean that companies will need to implement new application solutions to manage these requirements.

We invite you to explore the following information about the new lease standard and adoption and implementation considerations. Our consulting team is committed to bringing you comprehensive customized solutions, delivering compliance with the new standard while also enhancing financial controls and optimizing the lease-to-pay process.  Subscribe to our lease accounting insights email and receive new information directly to your inbox. 


Additional lease accounting resources

Lessons for private companies from public company implementations

Lessons for private companies from public company implementations

Private company leaders can learn from the new lease standard implementation challenges public company leaders have already experienced.

  • July 16, 2019

Did public companies get it right? Lessons learned from ASC 842

As private organizations implement ASC 842, understanding how this implementation can improve efficiency is critical.

  • July 16, 2019
Easing your transition to ASC 842

Easing your transition to ASC 842

ASC 842 compliance is challenging, and the effective date is quickly approaching for private companies. RSM can help smooth your adoption.

  • July 11, 2019
The new leasing standards: Is your health care organization ready?

The new leasing standards: Is your health care organization ready?

It is critical that health care organizations have a comprehensive approach in implementing the new lease accounting requirements.

  • June 11, 2019

How technology can ease the shift to new lease accounting standards

The right solution and ongoing management can provide an accurate and complete representation of your lease activity.

  • June 11, 2019

Implementing ASC 842: Private companies learn from public companies

What three lessons can private companies take away from public companies that have already implemented ASC 842?

  • May 02, 2019

Service arrangements: Transitioning from ASC 840 to ASC 842

Accounting errors resulting from improper application of ASC 840 cannot be carried forward into the transition to ASC 842.

  • April 26, 2019

Annual governmental accounting update—What’s new, what’s next?

Get the latest information on GASB standards that could affect your organization, including a detailed focus on the new OPEB standards.

  • April 23, 2019

Getting lease compliance right: 7 lessons from public companies

The road to compliance with FASB ASC 842 can be fraught with challenges, but some best practices can help allow for a smoother transition.

  • April 01, 2019

ASC 842: Lessee transition

A white paper to assist a lessee in identifying and understanding the applicable transition guidance in ASC 842.

  • March 26, 2019