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How to do the verification of assets acquired on lease?

How to do the verification of assets acquired on lease?


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Jeeba Mar. 09, 2018

In case of lease of assets verification is done considering the following things.

(i) Examine the terms and conditions of the lease deed.

(ii) If a part of the leasehold property has been sublet, examine the tenant’s agreement.

(iii) Verify documents to check the cost of property.

(a) In case of acquisition of an asset is on operating lease, lease payment should be recognized as an expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss on a straight line basis over the lease term;

(2) In case of acquisition of an asset is on finance lease, ensure all the substantial risks and rewards to ownership are transferred, considering the indication as prescribed in AS-19, the lessee should recognize the lease as an asset and as a liability. Ensure contingent rents are recognized as expense in the statement of profit & loss for the period in case of Finance lease.

(iv) Ensure assets acquired under finance lease are segregated from the assets owned.

(v) Ensure that the assets under lease have been properly disclosed as per requirement of Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013.

How to do the verification of assets acquired on lease?


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