FASB issued ASU 2021-09, Discount Rate for Lessees That Are Not Public Business Entities. The much-anticipated changes to permit the use of the private company alternative without having to elect it for all leases has been issued. This should help reduce cost and complexity by allowing nonpublic entities to decide when to apply the alternative.


SCACPA is excited to partner with Galasso Learning Solutions and the Genuine Learning Blog for real-time A&A updates and answers for SCACPA members. Melisa is a speaker on audit topics at SCACPA’s annual Spring Splash and Fall Fest conferences. She also takes part in many SCACPA seminars and rebroadcasts.

With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa Galasso designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She closely monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance.