Webcast: Interpreting the New Revenue Recognition Standard: What All CPAs Need to Know (XAINRR217)
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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 course will provide you with an in-depth understandi

8/15/2017
When: 08/15/2017
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1376860:0F7F6BC46A80ADD5FEB27F007C669CD7
United States
Presenter: Renee Rampulla


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Acronym XAINRR217
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Accounting
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Experience in the application of accounting standards
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Accountants in public practice & industry who need an update on the new revenue recognition guidance
Registration
Member $159
CPA Non-Member $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 course 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.

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

Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

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