GAAP Hot Topics - What You Need to KnowCode: 23-GAAPHOT

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264 pages

Course description and objectives:

This course provides an overview of several of the key accounting and reporting topics within U.S. GAAP. This includes a discussion of accounting for business combinations, revenue recognition principles, and leasing transactions. This course also address topics such as goodwill impairment, segment reporting, how to account for software (both internal-use and for resale) as well as requirements related to accounting changes and error corrections.

Course Objectives:

After reading the materials, participants will able to:

  •         Identify the definition of a business as it relates to a business combination transaction
  •         List the five steps involved in the new revenue recognition model
  •       Determine whether an arrangement contains a lease
  •       Identify the recognition requirements related to goodwill
  •       Identify key characteristics of operating segments
  •       Distinguish between software that is considered internal-use and not considered internal-use
  •       List the different types of accounting changes and how they affect an entity’s financial statements
  •       Differentiate between a GAAP financial measure and a non-GAAP financial measure

Presentation Method:  Self-Study


Category:  Accounting

CPE credit:  16 Hours

Program Level:  Update

Prerequisites:  None

Advance Preparation:  None

Exam expiration date:  Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase


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