Financial Reporting Issues

Balance Sheet: Reporting Liabilities

This course discusses the accounting, reporting, and disclosures associated with both current and long-term liabilities on the balance sheet. A liability is a legal debt or obligation that arises during the course of business operations. A current liability, such as accounts payable, is payable within one year. A long-term liability, such as bonds payable, long-term loan, and finance lease, is an obligation that is not due within one year of the date of the balance sheet. This course includes items covered in ASC 210-10-45-5 through 45-12, Balance Sheet: Overall and 470-10, Debt: Overall. Topics cover loss contingencies, compensated absences, termination benefits, troubled debt restructuring, refinancing of current to noncurrent debt, callable obligations by creditors, issuance of bonds, calling debt, imputing interest on noninterest notes payable, environmental liabilities, and offsetting of liabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify classification and characteristics of current and long-term liabilities.
  • Recognize the appropriate rules to account for different types of contingencies.
  • Recognize rules for the troubled debt, impairment of loans, and restructuring of debt.
  • Recognize the accounting valuation for bonds at date of issuance.
  • Identify the methods of bond discount and premium amortization.
  • Recognize the accounting procedures for long-term notes payable.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None


Speaker / Author:

John M. Fleming, CPA, MBA, is currently the Director, Content Development for SmartPros LTD, a division of Kaplan Professional Education. SmartPros is an international educational and training company specializing in accounting, finance and ethics educational programs. John previously served as President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES, a division of SmartPros for twenty-eight years. John retired as President of Loscalzo Associates on January 1, 2014.

John’s prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

John, a Pennsylvania CPA, served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and currently serves as a member of the Institute’s Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee. In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community. John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

John and his wife Marge live in Medford, New Jersey.

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Price (USD)

Standard: $49.90

Details

Course Code : 99DEL64

Release Date : 01/20/2021
Expire Date : 01/31/2023
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

Theme : Financial Reporting Issues

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