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FASB’s New Lease Accounting Standard

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Accounting - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, JD
Course Levels:
4 Hours




It’s a whole new world for lessors and lessees under Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-02.  Soon nearly all leases will need to be disclosed on the balance sheet - from buildings right down to autos and copiers.  Although the greatest impact will be on large entities like Walgreens, this will affect the statements of small and mid-sized entities.  

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*Apply the new financial accounting concepts in the lease setting

*Gain a working knowledge of accounting rules as they relate to lease accounting

*Discuss planning and potential pitfalls

Major Subjects

*What is a “Lease?”

*Recognition and measurement of lease assets and liabilities

*Impact on Lessors and Lessees

*Disclosures and transition rules

Course Materials


Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, JD Related seminars and products: 16

Discussion Leader

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Doug is a lively and energetic speaker – especially on the subject of taxes and ethics. He has been a highly rated speaker and seminar leader for CPA Associations and other organizations throughout the country for more than 18 years.

Doug has over 25 years of professional experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. As a CPA, Doug’s practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts.

Doug taught for 12 years as an Adjunct Instructor and for one year as Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation for Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in accounting from Dordt College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Doug is an avid sailor and lives with his wife Mary and three children in Byron Center, Michigan.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For CPAs working in public accounting firms and industry who seek a better understanding of lease accounting rules.
Original Recording Date 06/02/2017
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, JD
Date Added to Catalog 05/18/2017

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 235


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