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Auditing & Accounting Update

Auditing & Accounting Update

In this section, we provide brief updates on regulatory developments in auditing and accounting that may impact Japanese companies in the United States. Further discussion of the issues can be found in KPMG's Department of Professional Practice's Defining Issues.


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Defining Issue 18-3 reports on decisions made by the FASB at its March 2018 meetings. The FASB approved amendments to create an additional transition method and a lessor practical expedient for separating lease and non-lease components; and decided to propose additional amendments to address operational issues for lessors related to sales taxes and lessee payments of lessor costs.

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