operating lease

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Operating Lease

An operating lease is a short-term off-balance-sheet lease agreement. This type of lease is not recorded on the lessee’s balance sheet. This type of lease typically spans a small portion of the asset’s useful life, and the lessor retains the risks and benefits of ownership. For example, in an operational lease, the lessor is responsible

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Lessor versus Lessee

See Also: Sale and Leaseback Capital Lease Agreement Lease Term Make-or-Buy Business Decision Cost Driver Lessee Defined In a lease agreement, the lessee is defined as the party that pays for the use of the asset or property. The lessor is the party that receives payments from the lessee in exchange for the usage of

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Lease Agreements

Lease Agreements A lease agreement is a legal contract between two parties for the usage of an asset or property over a set period of time in exchange for rent payments. The owner of the asset or property allows another party to use the asset or property for payments. Often a lease agreement includes an

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Capitalization

See Also: Company Life Cycle Market Positioning Insider Trading Dispersion Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method of Valuation Capitalization Rate Capitalization in Finance In finance, capitalization in finance is the sum of a company’s debt and equity. It represents the capital invested in the company, including bonds and stocks. Capitalization can also mean market capitalization. Market

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Operating Leases Going Away?

The FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) and the IASB (International Accounting Standards Board) are recommending that the use of operating leases be scrapped. In addition, they are recommending that you treat all leases as capital leases. For over 40 years, FAS 13 has been the standard. But this step will change all that. Operating Leases

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