International Accounting Standard 38 is the only accounting standard covering accounting procedures for research and development costs under IFRS. Research costs under IAS 38 are expensed during the accounting period in which they occur, and development costs require capitalization if certain criteria are met. While considering SFAS 2 which describes software capitalization as the only exception in the US to the fully expensing rule of R&D, Aboody and Lev (1998) conduct a case study of software capitalization for a sample of 163 firms over the period 1987–1995. This study was the first which put forward the idea of separating capitalized R&D from ... Use ProLease to easily create lease capitalization schedules, run disclosure reports, and generate Journal Entries (Transitition and Monthly) which can be transferred to your general ledger system. We also support dual FASB and IASB reporting of the same lease. ProLease performs every task necessary for compliance with ACS-842 and IFRS 16. Software Software with a cost of $100,000 or greater should be capitalized and amortized in accordance with the provisions of the TBR position paper on Capitalization and Amortization of Software Purchases. Livestock Livestock should be expensed. Revised by David Collins (February, 2005) Assume that the accounting for software development costs under the current and new book methods is similar—both require capitalization when certain criteria are met. However, the timing and the amount capitalized are different because capitalization under the current book method occurs earlier than under the new book method.