Lease Accounting Newsletter
March 28, 2019
 
 
 
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Lease Accounting Newsletter
 
 
 
LATEST NEWS
 
 
 
Tesla’s Balance Sheet Appears Healthier with New Accounting Changes
 
Tesla Inc.’s balance sheet could soon appear healthier because of accounting rule changes, potentially making it easier for the debt-laden carmaker to obtain needed financing. From Bloomberg Tax.
 
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Fake Changes? Real Consequences of Implementing IFRS 16
 
As IFRS 16 arrives, Global Capital shares real world consequences that the new accounting changes are causing for corporates of all kinds. From Global Capital.
 
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New GASB Implementation Guide Answers Frequently Asked Questions
 
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued a proposed Implementation Guide that contains questions and answers about the GASB’s new standards on accounting and financial reporting for leases. From CPA Practice Advisor.
 
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AFR - $100B of Lease Liabilities Headed for Balance Sheets
 

New research estimating the impact of lease accounting standards which require leases to be brought on balance sheet finds up to $100 billion of liabilities will be recognized for the top 100 companies beginning this year. From Australian Financial Review. 

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WEBINAR REPLAY
 
 
How to Tackle ASC 842 Webinar
 
 
  Watch this webinar replay to listen to experts from LeaseAccelerator, Pine Hill Group and Global Tax Management discuss overall readiness, implementation challenges, tax matters, technology considerations, and best practices when implementing the new lease accounting standards.  
 
 
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FEATURED CONTENT
 
 


 
Incremental Borrowing Rate White Paper
 
In this whitepaper titled, ASC 842: Calculating the incremental borrowing rate as a lessee, RSM presents the requirements for developing the discount rate according to the new lease accounting guidance, and focuses on how an organization can determine the incremental borrowing rate for lessees.
 
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Australian Companies - Top 100 Leasing Obligations
 
The ASX 100 Lease Accounting Impact Study identifies which companies will be most impacted by the new AASB 16 lease accounting standard that Australian companies will begin to adopt in 2019.
 
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ASX 100 Lease Obligations Ranking
 
 
 
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENT
 
 
 
Consero Strategic Sourcing Forum
Consero Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum
 
Date: May 5-7, 2019
 
Location Chicago, IL
 
 
 
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