PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR LEASE VALUATION AND ACCOUNTING IN LATVIA

Keywords: financial leasing, operational leasing, lessee, lessor, leasing liabilities

Abstract

In the legislation of the Republic of Latvia, leasing transaction accounting complies with the provisions no. 17 of the International Accounting Standard "Leasing", which expired on January 1, 2019. The problem for the lessee in the accounting of leasing transactions is also the introduction of a new standard for companies that prepare annual financial reports  in accordance with the requirements of international accounting standards. The aim of the study is to examine accounting problems and assess leasing transactions in Latvia and offer solutions. The study examined the justification for the assessment and accounting of leasing transactions in line with international accounting standards and identified issues of assessment and reporting in Latvia, possible solutions to improve the quality of leasing transactions have been worked out, offering necessary changes in legislation and revision of methodological documents.

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2019-04-03
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Arbidane, I., & Puzule, A. (2019). PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR LEASE VALUATION AND ACCOUNTING IN LATVIA. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 33(2), 11-18. https://doi.org/10.23856/3301