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15 Questions Accounting Staff Members Are Asking About the New Lease Standard

If there’s one thing for certain, accounting staff members at businesses and nonprofits have more than a few questions about the new lease standard that’s about to take effect. Implementing the biggest new accounting rule to come our way in decades is no walk in the park. That’s why we’re answering 15 frequently asked questions about the new lease standard.  

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Journal Entries to Account for Operating Leases Under the New Lease Standard

The new lease accounting standard is effective for private companies and nonprofits for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2021. This new accounting rule requires organizations to report their operating leases on the balance sheet. This will require some new journal entries. Is your organization ready? To help accounting teams at businesses and nonprofits, here are some of the basic journal entries you’ll need to use to account for operating leases under the new lease standard.

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New Lease Standard: Tips for Implementation

The new lease standard is finally here and effective for all private companies and nonprofits for years beginning after December 15, 2021. After years of discussion and several delays, it’s important for private companies and nonprofits to start preparing for the new lease standard. That’s why we created a list of tips and best practices to get your organization headed down the right path toward a successful implementation of the new lease standard, also known as Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 842, Leases.

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Construction & Real Estate  |  Government Contractors

5 Accounting Mistakes to Avoid if You Need a FAR Overhead Audit [Video]

There are several accounting mistakes that government contractors make that can cause major headaches when uncovered during their federal acquisition regulation overhead audit. Here are five of the most common.

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Construction & Real Estate  |  Government Contractors

FAR Overhead Rates and Audits for A/E Firms – FAQs

If your architecture or engineering firm is looking into working on state department of transportation awards or other federally funded contracts, you may have heard the term “overhead rate” or “indirect cost rate.” Calculating a rate for the first time can seem daunting. No worries. We’re here to answer some FAQs related to FAR overhead rates and audits.

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Construction & Real Estate

AASHTO 2021 National Compensation Matrix Is Here

Heads up to architecture and engineering firms: the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released its 2021 National Compensation Matrix (NCM). This is significant for architecture and engineering firms because the NCM is a tool that helps them demonstrate compliance with a regulation that has a huge impact on their profitability.

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