GASB: Subscription-Based Information Technology Arrangements
AAFCPAs would like to remind entities following government accounting rules, including clients in the Charter School industry as well as other quasi-governmental organizations, of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 96, Subscription Based Information Technology Arrangements, which is required to be adopted in FY 2023. GASB 96 applies to all subscription-based information technology arrangements […]
The long-awaited Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) Standard, Accounting Standards Update 2016-13 – Financial Instruments-Credit Losses (Topic 326) will be effective for nonpublic business entities and not-for-profit entities for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2022. This means CECL will be effective for the calendar year 2023 reporting period and fiscal year 2024 for off-year […]
Guidance on Lease Standard for Independent Schools
What Lessees Need To Know In February 2016, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) to increase transparency and comparability of lease transactions. Because of the significant changes contained in this ASU, though issued in 2016, the effective date for implementing the new accounting guidance was pushed to fiscal year 2023 for […]
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 96, Subscription Based Information Technology Arrangements, applies to entities following government accounting rules, including AAFCPAs’ clients in the Charter School industry, as well as other quasi-governmental organizations. This guidance applies to subscription-based technology arrangements (SBITAs), defined as a contract that conveys control of the right to use another party’s […]
Changes to In-kind Donation Disclosures for Nonprofits
AAFCPAs would like to make nonprofit clients and donors aware that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has recently issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) to increase the transparency about the measurement of in-kind donations received by nonprofits, as well as the amount of those in-kind donations used in nonprofits’ programs and other activities. The […]
In 2016, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) to increase transparency and comparability of lease transactions. AAFCPAs has summarized some of the most significant changes resulting from the new ASU for your convenience: AAFCPAs has provided a detailed Whitepaper providing guidance on the FASB’s new Lease standard so clients may proactively […]
Implementing the new lease standard is not just a one-time exercise. It requires changes to accounting processes and financial reporting controls. Accounting policy elections and practical expedients will affect the overall process and timeline—so AAFCPAs advises clients to assess them early. Effective implementation requires a thorough evaluation of resources and your organization should identify someone […]
FASB Proposes Lease Standard Delay, Issues Pandemic Concessions FAQs
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on April 8, 2020 issued a proposal to defer the effective date for ASU 2016-02, Leases, and all subsequent amendments by one year in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For private companies and private nonprofits, the effective date would be for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2021. […]
Value-Based and Alternative Payment Methodologies Require a New Approach to Data Analysis, Reporting
Since the inception of electronic medical records and practice management systems, healthcare facility finance teams have had an overwhelming amount of data at their disposal that has gone largely underutilized. With the emergence of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other alternative payment methodologies (APMs), providers have been asked to become more patient-focused, implementing care management […]
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