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Are you Prepared for Upcoming GAAP Revenue Recognition Changes?

Posted by Brian Terrell on Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Back in 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released new guidance onRev_Rec2.jpg recognizing revenues in contracts with customers. Revenue recognition is essential for strong financial management and yet can be challenging for certain types of businesses, such as those managing recurring and deferred revenue.

As indicated in “Why Did The FASB Issue A New Standard On Revenue Recognition?,” posted on, the proposal of new revenue recognition guidelines by the FASB and IASB were intended to clarify the reporting of financial statements that include the nature, timing, and uncertainty of revenue generated by certain types of contracts starting in 2018 for public companies and 2019 for private companies. 

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