The standards tracker is a unique tool which allows faculty members to identify quickly and easily the version of a standard which is applicable to a particular accounting period.
Published January 2016. Effective 1 January 2019*
*Not EU endorsed as at 7 June 2017. Read more on EU Endorsement.
*UK qualifying parents and subsidiaries can take advantage of FRS 101 Reduced Disclosure Framework. Find out more on which entities qualify and the criteria to be met.
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IFRS 16 replaces IAS 17. It provides a single lessee accounting model to be applied to all leases, whilst retaining a two model approach for lessors.
Lessees recognise a right-of-use asset and a lease liability on the commencement of a lease.
An election can be made on a lease-by-lease basis to apply alternative accounting treatment to leases with a term of less than 12 months and leases for low value assets. In this case lease payments are recognised as an expense on a straight-line basis, or another systematic basis, over the lease term.
Lessors classify leases as either operating or finance leases:
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This page was last updated 13 September 2017