The first part of calculations and background information for the simple case IFRS 16 Leases is dicsussed on the web page listed here.
Simple case IFRS 16 Leases – Fixed payments depending on an index and rent free period
We will not repeat every quarterly payment/journal entry. However the quarterly payment as at 1 December 2015, the year-end financial closing entries and the indexing as at 1 March 2016 will be discussed here.
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Recognition of a lease
To start for the first time a reporting entity has to review all contracts to see whether a specific contract is a lease only or contains a lease component.
Looking at the definition of a lease the reporting entity has to assess whether, throughout the period of use, the lessee has met the following two rights:
- the right to obtain substantially all of the economic benefits from the use of the identified asset, and
- the right
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IFRS 16 Scope
IFRS 16 Leases was introduced by IASB in January 2016. IFRS 16 Leases is effective for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. Early adoption is allowed, but only in conjunction with IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers because significant interactions are likely. This standard will significantly change how lessees account for leases as it removes the distinction between operating and finance leases (around 85% of lease contracts are operating leases). For lessors, IFRS … Continue reading