FASB has issued a proposal to adjust the timing for when private entities and nonprofits would be required to identify triggering events for goodwill impairment. After initially identified by the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), it was determined that the cost and complexity associated with an interim consideration for an annual reporting outweighed the benefit. Comments are due January 20.
FASB has issued a proposed ASU titled Presentation and Disclosures by Not-for-Profit Entities for Contributed Nonfinancial Assets. Gifts in kind have received a lot of attention for pharmaceutical donations but the proposal addresses all contributions on nonfinancial assets. The proposal includes unique presentation for these contributions as well as additional disclosures. Comments are due by April 10th.
The FASB has issued a Staff Q&A that addresses two few frequently asked questions about the application of the limited discretion indicator and the accounting for cost-sharing provisions when implementing ASU 2018-08, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made. The Q&A addresses cost sharing provisions as well as budgets and its impact on whether these stipulations would qualify as conditions for contribution accounting.