Software Revenue Recognition Resource Center
For many software companies, revenue growth is the single most important financial metric analyzed by financial statement users in assessing a company's performance. From emerging venture-backed companies entering into their first customer arrangements to mature public companies publishing financial statements every three months, revenue continues to be an area of intense focus. However, software revenue recognition is unquestionably an evolving and complex area.
Whether you are a traditional enterprise software or software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, the ways in which software and services are bundled and delivered continues to make revenue recognition decisions difficult. Among the many issues faced by software companies are the following:
The large volume of existing revenue recognition resources available and the significant changes on the horizon can be overwhelming.
FASB/IASB joint project: Revenue recognition
Multiple-deliverable revenue arrangements
For more information about ASU 2009-13 and ASU 2009-14, refer to the following McGladrey whitepapers:
In addition, a recording of a McGladrey webcast on ASU 2009-13 and ASU 2009-14, Revenue Recognition Lessons Learned: A Deeper Look at EITF 08-1 and 09-3 (ASU 2009 13/14), is also available.
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