Download our Leasing Guides and eBooks

Learn best practices for your real estate and equipment leasing programs by downloading our educational leasing guides and eBooks. Designed for leasing beginners as well as experienced professionals, these leasing guides offer our experts’ opinions on topics ranging from equipment financing to the new lease accounting standards.

How to Get Started

With New Lease Accounting Standards

How to Get Started with Your Lease Accounting Project

Download this eBook to understand the key risks and challenges, how to budget, and how to estimate the implementation time frame.

Enterprise Lease Accounting Software

Evaluation Guide

Lease Accounting Software Evaluation Guide

Download this Evaluation Guide for a comprehensive checklist of features for real estate and equipment lease administration.

Day One Compliance – Lease Accounting Guides

Seven Lessons Learned

From Early Implementations

lessons learned lease accounting projects

We compiled best practices from interviews with over 200 companies to put together the top seven lessons learned.

Accelerating Your Implementation

Ten Strategies to Consider

Accelerate Your Lease Accounting Project eBook

By applying one or more of these techniques, you may be able to shave weeks, if not months, from your timeline.

Five Keys to Success

With Your Lease Accounting Project

Learn the five critical steps to increase your project speed and reduce your chances of having to repeat a project phase later.

Collecting Leasing Data

A 10-Step Methodology

10 Steps to Collecting Your Lease Accounting Data

Follow our 10-step methodology to understand what data you need, where to find it, how to abstract it, and how to clean it up.

Budgeting for Your Project

The Five Big Line Items

FASB lease accounting budget

Understand the major cost drivers for headcount, technology and external consulting spend to comply with ASC 842.

Enterprise Lease Census

Find Out What You Lease

Learn the 10 places to look to create a master list of all the real estate, IT, vehicle, and other equipment your company leases.

Day Two and Beyond – Lease Accounting Guides

GL, AP, & Your Financial Systems

Integrating with Lease Accounting

Financial Systems and Lease Accounting ebook

Learn how your lease accounting sub ledger interact with your general ledger, accounts payable, and fixed asset systems.

Maintaining Lease Accounting Data

20 Events You Will Need to Track

Maintaining Lease Accounting Data

Learn how to ensure your lease accounting system is kept current with the most accurate and complete information on day two and beyond.

Asserting Completeness

15 Ways to Prepare for Your Audit

Lease Accounting Audit Completeness eBook

Prepare for your lease accounting audit by learning how to ensure that you have a complete population of leases across the enterprise.

Four Reasons to Involve

Procurement in Lease Accounting

Procurement and Lease Accounting eBook

Learn how Procurement can help accounting teams to identify new leases, track lease renewals, and automate the collection of the necessary data fields.

Automating Lease Accounting

The Six Cost Savings Opportunities

Lease Accounting Cost Savings

Understand the potential cost savings opportunities resulting from automation of lease classification and financial reporting.

Real Estate Lease Accounting and Administration Guides

Lease and Non-Lease Components

For Real Estate Leases

Understand how the common costs of real estate leases are categorized and valued, as well as the available practice expedient to not separate components.

Real Estate versus Equipment

The Similarities and Differences

Real Estate versus Equipment Leasing eBook

Understand the differences in organizational models, business process maturity, and enterprise systems for real estate leases and equipment leases.

Cost Savings Opportunities

With Real Estate Lease Administration

Real Estate Lease Administration Cost Savings Guide

Topics include uncollected subtenant rent, overdue security deposits, forfeited tenant allowances, and missed renewal dates.

Equipment Lease Management Guides

10 Cost Savings

From Sourcing to End of Term

Equipment Leasing Cost Savings ebook

Learn how to competitively source new leases, minimize interim rent payments, and reduce unplanned evergreen fees.

Critical Success Factors

15 Best Practices for Lessees

15 Critical Success Factors for Your Equipment Leasing Program

Learn how to standardize your lease versus buy analysis, how to competitively source financing, and how to proactively manage your end of term.

Spend Management

For IT, Fleet & Equipment Leases

5 Best Practices for Managing Leased Equipment

Learn how to aggregate  your leased equipment spending and how to leverage competition to reduce your financing rates.