Accounting for Software SalesCode: 23-SOFTSALES

Price: $14.95
Add to Cart

Course Details

29 pages

Course description and objectives:

This course provides an overview of the accounting for the costs of software to be sold, leased, or marketed. The accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements related to this type of software is prescribed by ASC Topic 985-20. This course primarily addresses the concept of technological feasibility and how this impacts the cost classification of software development costs. The course also addresses the respective presentation and disclosure requirements.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  •  Distinguish between the different areas of U.S. GAAP related to software
  •  Recognize software that is within the scope of ASC Topic 985-20
  •  Identify how software costs are recorded prior to and after establishing technological feasibility
  •  Recognize how amortization is recorded for capitalized software costs
  •  Identify general disclosure requirements related to software for resale

Presentation Method:  Self-Study


Category:  Accounting

CPE credit:  1.5 Hour

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


Choose a Course Format:

Performance Obligation - How to Identify Performance Obligations
The course was thorough and easy to understand. I went away with an ample understanding/knowledge of the subject matter.
Verified Buyer
Was this helpful?
Easy to understand
Simple, but easy to understand hot topics with completeness
Verified Buyer
Was this helpful?
Lease Accounting & Reporting -- What You Need to Know
Verified Buyer
Was this helpful?