Lease Accounting for State & Local Government

Date:  Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time:  2 - 3 p.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in Accounting (Governmental) field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Andy Richards

Andy Richards



Not-for-Profit & Government

400 W. Capitol Avenue, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 3667
Little Rock, AR 72203-3667 (72201)

Little Rock

Governments routinely enter into leases. In January 2016, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued an exposure draft for public comment on accounting and financial reporting for leases. This complimentary webinar examines key elements of the draft guidance highlighting proposed changes to lease accounting for state and local governments.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify current developments in GASB’s lease accounting project
  • Describe how the proposed requirements differ from the existing lease accounting standards
  • Describe how current developments in the lease accounting project could affect financial reporting for state and local governments


CPE Information

Audience:  Government finance officers and accounting staff
Program Level:  Update
Delivery Method:  Group-Internet Based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  General experience with government accounting and financial reporting
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


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