MRPR Blog

The New Lease Accounting Standard is Coming Soon

Posted by Erica Braun on Jan 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Many business owners see their leases --everything from buildings to copy machines-- as just that --a lease. But what they aren't used to seeing are those leases showing up on their balance sheets. If you have a long-term lease of any kind, you'll need to understand the new lease accounting standard, also known as, Accounting Standards Update 2016-02 or Leases (Topic 842). For non-public entities, this standard is set to take affect for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019.

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Topics: Business Planning & Operations

IRS Updates Transportation Industry Per Diem Rates

Posted by Greg Zink on Oct 11, 2018 7:57:00 AM

The IRS has increased the 2018–2019 per diem rates for substantiating employee business expenses under IRC Sec. 274(d) for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses incurred while traveling away from home. 

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Topics: Business Planning & Operations, Accounting Hot Topics