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Field of Study
American Institute of CPAs
Renee Rampulla has over twenty years of professional experience. She writes, lectures, and consults on technical accounting and auditing issues. Renee has extensive experience in the auditing of public and privately held entities ranging from the manufacturing and service sectors, to financial services. Previously she was a partner in a regional accounting firm in the northeast in charge of the firm’s accounting and auditing practice and their quality control group.
Renee is the president and founder of Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC. Her clients include nationally recognized professional organizations, accounting firms, companies, publishers and others. By devoting several years of her career at both regional and Big Four accounting firms Renee accumulated a wealth of technical and practical knowledge. In addition, she was a senior staff member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). At the AICPA Renee worked closely with senior technical committees, presented technical guidance before standard setters, and authored and updated several authoritative and non-authoritative publications. For several years Renee was an adjunct lecturer at a university in New York City where she taught numerous undergraduate accounting and auditing courses. Renee enjoys teaching and is an instructor and author of several continuing professional education courses for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) and other organizations, covering a variety of accounting and auditing topics.
Renee holds a BBA in Public Accounting from Bernard M. Baruch College. She is a member of the AICPA, the NYSSCPA, the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the Institute of Management Accountants, the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Renee serves as a committee member of the NYSSCPA’s Professional Ethics committee. She is currently the vice-leader of the NJSCPA’s Accounting and Auditing Standards Interest Group, becoming leader in June 2012. Previously she served as co-chair of the NJSCPA Accounting Standards and IFRS sub-committee interest groups.
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How do the leasing requirements in the new standard differ from current GAAP? This course addresses that question by examining the core principles of the new standard, including identification, recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure requirements. Examples with journal entries are included to illustrate application of the new standard. This course explains the lessee accounting model, including lease classification, amortization of the right-of-use asset, and interest on the lease liability. This course also explains the lessor accounting model, including transfer of risk, profit recognition, and collectability. Additional topics include short-term leases, purchase options, variable lease payments, and sale and leaseback transactions. In addition, this course addresses the business context of implementing the new standard by identifying key factors for managing this significant change.
Accountants in practice and industry
When you complete this course you will be able to:
Identify a lease under the new leases standard.
Identify recognition and measurement requirements of the new leases standard.
Identify presentation and disclosure requirements of the new leases standard.
Amortization of the lease asset
Derecognition of the underlying asset
Recognition of lease receivables
Sale and leaseback transactions
Presentation, disclosure, and transition requirements
Comparison of the requirements of U.S. GAAP and IFRS
Private company consideration
The business context for implementing the new standard