BDO Knows: Revenue Recognition

October 2017

Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers - Exploring Transition Methods

ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606), comes into effect for public business entities (PBE) for annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017, including interim periods within that year. Therefore, a calendar year-end public entity will reflect the new standard in its first quarter ending March 31, 2018, each subsequent quarter, and also in the year ending December 31, 2018. Early adoption is permitted only as of annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2016, including interim periods within that year.