Non-profit Strategy and Considerations for Implementing the New Lease Accounting Standard

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The effective date of ASC Topic 842, Leases (the Standard) for non-profits is for annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2021. Some may be wondering about the impact on their financial statements and operations. Join DHG's non-profit practice as we discuss the unique ways organizations will be impacted by the Standard and explore considerations for adoption of the Standard.

Topics Covered:

Considerations and potential impacts on the financial reporting such as:

  • How leases make their way on to the balance sheet
  • Potential effects on debt-to-equity ratio and bonding
  • Lease management solution - do I need a software?
  • Related party leases
  • Transition considerations - comparative and non-comparative methods, practical expedients
  • Taking the first step - practical steps to get ready for the standard

We’ll examine the various aspects of the lease standard implementation to consider including implementation planning, assessing impact, and developing best practices.

  • Mark Nicolas, Managing Partner, DHG Non Profit, Education and Government Group (Moderator)
  • Liz Gantnier, Partner, DHG Audit Innovation & Methodology
  • Deneen Keegan, Assurance Senior Manager
CPE Information

Recommended CPE Credit

One hour of CPE (pending approval).

Delivery Format

Group Internet Based (each attendee must be logged in and answer the poll questions in order to receive CPE credit).

Who Should Attend

Individuals in the non-profit, education and government sectors

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Program Content

Discussion of Considerations and Strategies for Non-Profits when implementing the New Lease Accounting Standard.


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