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Get compliant with GASB 87: a guided approach to the new lease accounting standard

The Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has delayed the effective date for GASB Statement No. 87, Leases (GASB 87), to fiscal years beginning after June 15, 2021. GASB 87 alters the accounting rules and financial reporting requirements for leases.

The substantial impact of GASB 87 has left many government entities and public sector organizations struggling to meet the new requirements of the standard. You may already be thinking about how you can better prepare to perform the necessary lease accounting functions required.

Join Baker Tilly and Visual Lease for a webinar on GASB 87. We will provide an overview of the new accounting standard, what it means for your organization and how to prepare and be ready for implementation.

Key learning objectives                              

In this webinar, participants will learn how to become compliant with GASB 87. We will cover the following:

  1. Overview of the adoption considerations for GASB 87
  2. Lessee and lessor accounting under GASB 87
  3. How to ensure a streamlined implementation
  4. Preview of GASB 87 lease accounting software solution
Who should attend?

This webinar is intended for individuals who work for state and local governments, public sector organizations, municipal utilities and healthcare entities who are:

  • Responsible for lease accounting (finance directors, treasurers, comptrollers)
  • Users of governmental financial statements (management as well as members of governing bodies including board members and other elected officials) and/or
  • Financial statements preparers (finance office staff)
Meet the presenters
  • Jodi Dobson, CPA, Partner, Baker Tilly
  • Kevin Ayres, CPA, Manager, Baker Tilly
  • Jason Lucas, Sr. Sales Engineer, Visual Lease
Information about CPE eligibility

There are no prerequisites for this webinar and advance preparation is not required. There is no cost to attend this webinar.

Level: Basic
CPE credit: One (1) hour total credit
Field of study: Accounting (Governmental) (GAS80/24)
CPE host: Anna Nelson

A certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you four to six weeks after the event.

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at +1 (608) 240 2522.

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Baker Tilly US, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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