Webinar Details

An Introduction to GASB 87

by Jason Parker from LeaseQuery


Course Description

You asked for it and LeaseQuery delivers. Join us as lease accounting expert Jason Parker provides a comparison between legacy GASB lease accounting and the new GASB Statement No. 87. This course will cover the differences in how a lease is defined, share considerations for scoping your lease portfolio, illustrate how the new standards will impact the Statement of Net Position, and provide an overview of lessee and lessor amortization schedules. 

Learning Objectives
  • Understand how a lease is defined under legacy standards and GASB 87
  • Recognize key considerations for scoping your adoption of the new standard
  • Identify the impact on the Statement of Net Position
  • Recognize lessee and lessor amortization schedules
  • Basic level of familiarity with governmental lease accounting.
Who Should Attend

Accounting and finance professionals who manage a medium-to-high volume of leases for governmental entities will benefit most from this event, along with their accounting service providers.

Advanced Preparation

None required.

Presenter Details
Jason Parker

Jason Parker is a Technical Accounting Manager at LeaseQuery. Prior to joining LeaseQuery, Jason worked in the audit practice at KPMG, serving clients in both the public and private sectors in a wide array of industries. Jason obtained the "Double Dawg" status at the University of Georgia, receiving both a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Accounting. He is an active Certified Public Accountant and a current member of the AICPA.

  • jason.parker@leasequery.com
  • (800) 880-7270
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Date & Time
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

3:00 PM EDT
(see additional timezones)

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Additional Information
Cost: FREE
Credits: 1.00 hours
Subject area: Accounting
Course level: Overview
Delivery method: Group Internet Based
Handouts: Yes
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