Business Valuation Update: FASB Changes to Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting

By: Michael Mathieson

As seen in the July 2017 issue of BVR’s Business Valuation Update VRC Senior Advisor, Mike Mathieson, recently discussed the coming FASB changes to revenue recognition and lease accounting and the impacts valuation professionals should be considering.

When accounting rules change, many valuation professionals and business appraisers believe there will be no impact to valuation. This is sometimes true because the changes may just affect how the financial statements are presented and don’t change important variables that impact valuation, such as cash flow. But the recent changes to the accounting rules for revenue recognition and leases deserve the attention of valuation experts because of how sweeping the changes are and because they may have an effect on certain valuation analyses.

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And for a more in-depth conversation about the impacts of these or other FASB changes and how VRC can help develop an assessment for your business, please feel free to contact article author, Mike Mathieson, or your VRC professional.