GASB Statement NO. 87, Leases: A Deeper Dive!


Course Description
GASB Statement No. 87, Leases is a major game-changer for many state and local governments. There are many misconceptions and uncertainties that some governments may have. This two-part two hour series of webinars will give you an overview of what is involved with GASB 87, some of the basics, the pitfalls and implementation ideas you can use.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Review “Special Case” leases (Airports, Sublets, Sale-Leasebacks / Lease-Leasebacks, Intra-Entity / Related Party Leases
  • Discuss how to implement
  • Setting up your government’s ‘bucket list’ of leases
  • Policy / procedural changes you should review
  • Do you really need software?

Eric S. Berman, MSA, CPA, CGMA, Partner
Eric is a nationally recognized authority on governmental accounting and a thought leader on governmental issues. His public sector experience includes being a deputy comptroller for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1999 to 2010, and the chief financial officer of the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust from 1994 to 1999. He has served as the vice chairman of the Government Accounting Standards Advisory Council to GASB and chairs the Association of Government Accountants Financial Management Standards Board. Eric is a nationally recognized authority on GASB standards who has authored implementation guides and trained state and local governments. He’s also served on government-related AICPA panels and committees. Currently, Eric is a partner in the government group at Eide Bailly.

CPE Information
CPE Credits: 1
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)
Level of Knowledge: Basic
Delivery Method: Web-Based Group Session

Additional Information:
These are web-group seminars. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.

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