Revenue Recognition Principles


Starting in 2018, calendar-year public filers are required to apply the new revenue recognition standards prescribed by ASC Topic 606. This course provides an overview of this new standard prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) that was issued in May 2014. The new standard became effective for public business entities for annual reporting periods after December 15, 2017, including interim periods within that reporting period. For nonpublic entities, the new standard is required to be adopted a year later.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • recognize how the new revenue recognition standards were developed between the FASB and IASB
  • pinpoint the five steps involved in the new revenue recognition model
  • recognize the considerations involved in identifying whether a contract exists
  • identify the considerations involved with measuring the transaction price
  • recognize the steps involved in allocating the transaction price to performance obligations
  • recognize key amendments from ASUs issued subsequent to the initial release of the new revenue recognition standards

Designed For

CPAs, EAs, and other tax professionals


General knowledge of the revenue recognitions standards prescribed by FASB

Advanced Preparation


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