Leasing Accounting White Papers and Handbooks

Are you starting a new leasing initiative? Or maybe you’re simply trying to comply with the new FASB and IFRS lease accounting rules? Our experts can help you chart the best path forward. Based upon decades of experience with Fortune 500 companies, our thought leaders outline their thoughts on best practices in these lease accounting white papers.

New Lease Accounting Standards

ASC 842 Handbook

lease accounting handbook asc 842

Download this New Lease Accounting Standards Handbook to understand how to comply with the upcoming FASB ASC 842 lease accounting changes while driving savings.

The Hidden Costs of Lease Accounting

Unexpected Challenges & Risks

Download this white paper to learn the major unanticipated costs of maintaining compliance under the new lease accounting standards, as well as potential risks and solutions.

Asset Level Lease Accounting

A Technical Accounting White Paper

Asset Level Lease Accounting White Paper

Learn the differences between contract-level and asset-level lease accounting. Review examples of asset-level decisions that are required at the start, middle, and end of term.

Lease versus Buy Analysis

White Paper

Lease versus Buy Analysis for Equipment Finance White Paper

Learn the best practices for conducting a lease versus buy analysis for IT, fleet, and equipment acquisitions. This white paper covers the key structural, tax, market, and pricing factors that need to be compared to realize the best economic decision for your business.

 PwC on Equipment Leasing

Joint White Paper

PWC Equipment Leasing White Paper

This joint LeaseAccelerator PwC Equipment Leasing White Paper explains the complex world of equipment leasing, including the key organizational, process, and systems challenges associated with managing assets, such as airplanes, medical devices, furniture, laptops, and printers.

Research Studies

There is no independent market research on lease accounting software so we decided to start our own series. Conducted by outside firms, these studies commissioned by LeaseAccelerator, research the maturity of companies in the areas of lease accounting, lease administration, end-of-term management, lease versus buy analysis, and equipment finance.

Lease Accounting Software Market

IDC Market Spotlight

IDC Lease Accounting Software Market Report

Read the IDC Market Spotlight on the new category of Enterprise Lease Accounting Software which is designed to help companies comply with the IFRS 16 and FASB ASC 842 accounting standards.

Spreadsheets Spread Chaos

A New Way to Achieve ASC 842 Compliance

The new lease accounting standard, ASC 842, requires more to achieve compliance than a standard spreadsheet can offer. A comprehensive software system is needed to a create sustainable lease process.

The Impact of IFRS 16 on UK Companies

An Ranking of the FTSE 350 Lease Obligations

See the value of the leases that will be transferred onto corporate balance sheets for the companies on the FTSE 350 index in the UK once IFRS 16 takes full effect.

AASB 16 Impact on Australian Companies

A Ranking of the ASX 100 Lease Obligations

ASX 100 Lease Accounting Study

Which Australian companies on the ASX 100 index will be most impacted by the new AASB 16 standards. Almost $100 billion AUD will be transferring on balance sheet in the near future.

SAB 74 Disclosures

100 Examples from SEC Filers

Lease Accounting SAB 74 Disclosures Preview

See examples of SAB 74 disclosures from 100 of the top US public companies. Includes comments on practical expedients, transition approach, materiality, and implementation.

Published Articles

Read articles that our leasing experts contributed to major trade publications such as Treasury & Risk Magazine and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. For more LeaseAccelerator press coverage, visit our Recent News page.

Get Ready for the New Lease Accounting Rules

From Treasury & Risk Magazine

Treasury & Risk Article - Get Ready for the New Leasing Rules

Originally published in Treasury & Risk, Get Ready for the New Lease Accounting Rules provides treasury, finance, and accounting professionals with an overview of the challenges and opportunities associated with FASB’s ASC 842 and IFRS 16.

Savings from Equipment Lease Management

From Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive - How to Estimate the Savings

Equipment leasing is a $1 Trillion industry in the US alone. Despite its size and ubiquity, leased equipment spend is poorly managed in most companies. For procurement leaders, poorly managed spend can become a meaningful source of annual savings.

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