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This course provides an overview of the accounting for the costs of software to be sold, leased, or marketed. The accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements related to this type of software is prescribed by ASC Topic 985-20. This course primarily addresses the concept of technological feasibility and how this impacts the cost classification of software development costs. The course also addresses the respective presentation and disclosure requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover and distinguish between the different areas of U.S. GAAP related to software.
  • Recognize software that is within the scope of ASC Topic 985-20.
  • Identify how software costs are recorded prior to and after establishing technological feasibility.
  • Recognize how amortization is recorded for capitalized software costs.
  • Identify general disclosure requirements related to software for resale.
Last updated/reviewed: May 4, 2022

3 Reviews (5 ratings)Reviews

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Anonymous Author
Thorough course on how to account for software sales, a lot of information.
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Member's Profile
This was a tough course, but I learned a lot! thanks for the great outline!
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Anonymous Author
Good course, helpful information. Useful daily in my work. Thanks

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

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Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
COURSE MATERIAL
  PDFAccounting for Software Sales (Text Based Course)
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