How to Determine if You Have a Lease Under GASB-87

 

Download this free infographic to help determine whether your contract is a lease under the new accounting standard

GASB-87 will fundamentally change the way that both lessors and lesses recognize and disclose leases. Essentially, it narrows the existing definition of a lease and then goes on to adjust how leases are recorded in financial statements. Nearly every government, higher education, and healthcare organization has at least one contract, whether for buildings, land, vehicles, or equipment. But that contract may or may not qualify as a lease under GASB-87.

This workflow will guide you through the process of determining if your contract is considered a lease under GASB-87.