Published: September, 2022
The new revenue recognition standard outlines five steps for proper compliance. On the surface, these steps seem simplistic. However, many considerations should be considered within each step based on your process and industry.
Previous CPE courses in this series have covered the standard at a high level and evaluated steps one and two of the standard. They are:
This online CPE Accounting webinar is designed to evaluate Step Three of the new model dealing with “Determining the Transaction Price.”
Determining transaction price is more difficult than it may first appear. The transaction price is the basis for measuring revenue. It is the amount of consideration the entity expects to be entitled to in exchange for transferring promised goods or services. Determining transaction price requires the election of policies and significant use of judgment.
Completing this step for fixed-price contracts can be straightforward. However, the path becomes convoluted for variable-priced contracts. The Standard identifies three areas that affect the estimate of transaction price:
The new standard guides specific types of consideration. This CPE webinar is the first part of a two-part segment that will evaluate the various concepts involved in determining the contract price.
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