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US GAAP Plus year in review — 2018

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Dec 27, 2018

US GAAP Plus turned five in September.

Over the past year, our overall visitor numbers grew exponentially and our Twitter followers (@DeloitteAcctg) received regular updates about the content on US GAAP Plus and other financial reporting Web sites.

Our most popular pages remain our accounting standards summaries, but interest in our news, publications, resource pages, and project summaries continues to be high.

Our 10 most popular stories of 2018
  1. FASB issues ASU on income tax accounting related to new tax reform law (February).
  2. FASB combines ASC 305 and ASC 210 (January).
  3. FASB adds SEC-related income tax guidance to Codification (March).
  4. FASB clarifies guidance on cloud computing arrangements (August).
  5. FASB issues ASU amending certain SEC guidance (March).
  6. FASB makes improvements to leasing guidance (July).
  7. SEC issues report on implementing internal accounting controls for cyber threats (October).
  8. FASB makes targeted improvements to lease accounting guidance (July).
  9. FASB makes targeted improvements to the accounting for long-duration insurance contracts (August).
  10. FASB makes technical corrections to guidance on financial instruments (February).
Our 10 most popular publications of 2018
  1. Financial Reporting Alert 18-1 — Frequently asked questions about tax reform (August).
  2. Heads Up — SEC issues final rule that updates and simplifies its disclosure requirements (August).
  3. Heads Up — Observations from a review of public filings by early adopters of the new revenue standard (January).
  4. Financial Reporting Alert 18-2 — FASB makes decisions about the application of income tax guidance to certain tax reform provisions (January).
  5. Heads Up — What private companies should know about the new revenue recognition standard (April).
  6. Financial Reporting Alert 18-11 — Clarifying the interim stockholders’ equity and effective date requirements in the SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification (October).
  7. Heads Up — ASC 606 is here — How do your revenue disclosures stack up? (July).
  8. Heads Up — FASB issues standard to amend required fair value measurement disclosures (August).
  9. Heads Up — At "lease" there are answers to transition questions (October).
  10. Heads Up — SEC comments reflect registrants’ efforts to implement ASC 606 (September).

We wish you a happy and safe New Year and look forward to bringing you the latest financial reporting news in 2019.

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