Webcast: Interpreting the New Revenue Recognition Standard: What CPAs Need to Know (XACL4INRR118)
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The new accounting standard for revenue recognition has finally been released! With the issuance of FASB ASU No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB has completed a convergence project with the IASB to improve financial reporting by creating common revenue recognition guidance for U.S. GAAP and IFRS. For years, revenue recognition has been the cause of audit failures and the focus of corporate abuse and fraud allegations. This webcast will provide you with an in-depth understand

2/9/2018
When: 02/09/2018
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1408011:26E0C3FB8E67B2D460C3FA5302545455
United States
Presenter: Renee Rampulla


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Acronym XACL4INRR118
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
A&A
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $159
CPA Non-Members $199

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Course Description

The new accounting standard for revenue recognition has finally been released! With the issuance of FASB ASU No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB has completed a convergence project with the IASB to improve financial reporting by creating common revenue recognition guidance for U.S. GAAP and IFRS.

For years, revenue recognition has been the cause of audit failures and the focus of corporate abuse and fraud allegations. This webcast will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the framework for revenue recognition built around the core principle that is applied in a five step process. In addition, understanding the changes and new requirements is critical for successful implementation of this new standard. Supported by practical examples, this course will assist you in avoiding revenue recognition traps and provide you with latest FASB guidance.

Objectives

  • Recognize new revenue recognition principles.
  • Identify appropriate revenue recognition decisions.
  • Identify steps to take today to be prepared for future implementation.

Major Topics

  • Background, purpose, and main provisions of new standard
  • Transition guidance
  • 5-step process for recognizing revenue
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Implementation guidance – contracts, tax matters, internal controls, IT

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