As circumstances change, the system is able to calculate adjustments to the lease liability and right-of-use asset value, and produce G/L postings accordingly.
Re-measurement is the process of re-evaluating the asset value or foreign currency on a company’s financial statements. There are several scenarios where a re-measurement is required. Asset re-measurement allows the lessee to have more accurate records on the balance sheet and may allow a deductible loss to be taken.
If you have leases denominated in a foreign currency, the system will re-measure lease liabilities using closing currency exchange rates at the end of each reporting period, as required by the IAS 21 standard. The exchange rate difference is recognized as a gain or a loss, not affecting the Right-of-Use asset value.
Manage your transition to IFRS 16/ ASC 842 standard without a headache
Import and export to/from other systems, using one of the following methods (or combination of methods): webservice, Excel files, XML files. Soft4Lessee can interface with other asset management, contract management systems, the general ledger system, and the management reporting system.
Have a database of your lease agreements, with three major statuses – new agreements under consideration, active leases, and archived leases (expired, or terminated early). Import data from Excel sheets or XML data files, or populate data via webservice.
Get ready reports which you need for your financial reporting and prepare additional information for IFRS 16 disclosures.
Calculate lease liability as the present value of lease payments, and the present value of amounts due at the end of the lease term, considering purchase or termination options. The system will automatically adjust lease liability as the circumstances change.
Calculate RoU Asset value considering lease liability, costs before lease commencement and the expected cost of asset return (e.g. costs of equipment dismantling, costs of restoring leased premises). If the lease liability is re-assessed, the RoU asset value changes accordingly.
If you have a composite contract that includes leases and services, the non-lease component is separated and posts to the operating expense account, separately from interest expense and asset depreciation expense, as required by IFRS 16.
The system allows lease modifications after the commencement date and will calculate the impact on lease liability and right-of-use asset. The system will produce G/L postings to reflect any lease modification.
Track leases by numerous statuses – under consideration, active, archived, requested, quoted, signed or withdrawn, activated, extended, early-terminated, buy-out, expired.
If you have leases with variable lease payments dependent on an index (like the Consumer Price Index) or reference interest rate (like LIBOR, EURIBOR), the system is able to calculate re-pricing and reflect it in accounting, as per IFRS 16 requirements.
Have required G/L transactions at each due date and at the end of the accounting period. You can download G/L transactions in detail or at summary level and feed them into your general ledger system via webservice integration, or via an Excel or XML file.
Determine lease term by a number of circumstances – whether you are reasonably certain to execute the purchase option, or extension option, or terminate the lease before the end of the term.
For purpose of comparison and impact analysis, Soft4Lessee can calculate and post to General Ledge expenses as per previous IAS 17 standard. This can also be used in scenarios, when IFRS 16 applied at group consolidation level.
If you have tens or hundreds of subsidiaries and account for leases per each legal entity, some functions can be run over multiple „companies“ in Soft4Lessee.
Select the lease accounting standard:
Under IFRS 16 businesses with large portfolios of operating leases will be impacted by the change in IFRS 16 lease accounting standards, as the new standard require lessees to recognize assets and liabilities arising from operating leases on the balance sheet. Get ready to meet the requirements and stay compliant with the standard with Soft4Lessee.
US GAAP standard ASC 842 will comes into effect on 1 January 2019. Companies, having large portfolios of operating leases will be influenced by this change as the standard requires all assets and liabilities regarding operating leases be presented on the balance sheet. Get ready to meet the requirements and stay compliant with the standard with Soft4Lessee.
AASB 16 introduces a single lessee accounting model requiring lessees to recognize all leases on the balance sheet, except for short-term leases and leases of low-value assets. This Standard applies to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. AASB 16 is equivalent to IFRS 16 with extra paragraphs on Leasing Treatment for Non-Profit Entities. Stay compliant with the new standard with Soft4Lessee.