FASB has issued an Invitation to Comment (ITC) to the related proposed ASU, Business Combinations (Topic 805): Revenue from Contracts with Customers- Recognizing an Assumed Liability (the proposed update). While the proposed ASU provided recognition information, the EITF was unable to decide the proper measurement. The ITC offers alternative ideas for comment so they can decide which path to pursue. Comments are due April 30, 2019.
Business Combinations (Topic 805), Revenue from Contracts with Customers: Recognizing an Assumed Liability
This blog covers the first installment of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)’s Valentines Day gift- a proposed Accounting Standard Update (ASU) related to deferred revenue in business combinations. Addressing diversity in practice, the proposal provides guidance on when deferred revenue should be booked in a business combination. The standard would help companies apply Topic 606 in a business combination. Comments are due April 30, 2019.