GASB 96 Workshop

Course Description

Because of the increased popularity of SBITAs, the GASB issued Statement No. 96, Subscription-Based Information Technology Arrangements (GASB 96) to address the accounting treatment and financial reporting for such.

Follow along during this workshop as LeaseQuery accounting expert and ultimate guide author, Kiley Arnold walks through LeaseQuery’s Ultimate Guide for GASB 96. Kiley will define a SBITA, and take you through real-life examples of how to account for SBITAs under the new guidance.

Kiley will cover the steps to GASB 96 adoption and review how this new standard applies to your organization. She will also point out key factors to look for when beginning, working through, and completing your transition.

If you haven’t done so already, please download LeaseQuery’s free Ultimate Guide for GASB 96 to follow along throughout the workshop.


Learning Objectives

  • Obtain an understanding of GASB 96, including how the standard defines subscriptions, and their scoping considerations.
  • Learn how to calculate the subscription liability and related subscription asset.
  • Review how to properly prepare for and complete the transition to GASB 96.


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Who Should Attend

Accounting and finance professionals from government entities who manage a medium-to-high volume of software contracts will benefit most from this event, along with CPAs who serve clients with a similar volume of software contracts.


Advanced Preparation



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Kiley Arnold, CPA

Accounting Product Marketing Manager at LeaseQuery

Kiley Arnold is an Accounting Manager at LeaseQuery and a CPA, certified in the state of Georgia. She started her career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen. From there she moved into a Senior Accountant role and later served as an Assistant Controller in companies across multiple industries including healthcare, transportation, media, and manufacturing. In her most recent role, Kiley led the IFRS 16 implementation team for a global manufacturing company.

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Shannon Matthews

Marketing Communications Manager at LeaseQuery

Shannon Matthews is the marketing communications manager at LeaseQuery. Prior to LeaseQuery, Shannon has several years of experience in the B2B software industry including medical, ERP, CRM, supply chain, marketing, retail and accounting. She has spent the last decade of her career in marketing and public relations, working closely with subject matter experts to better understand the technology and industries she writes about.

CPE Webinar

Date & Time

Jun 13, 2023 – 1:00 PM ET

Course Information

CREDITS 1.00 hours
SUBJECT AREA Accounting (Government)

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