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Needspace

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Submitted By anjala929
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To: Professor Angela Andrews
From: Angela Collins
Date: [ 3/20/2012 ]
Subject: Case 1 NeedSpace

Lease agreements have certain provisions depending on how the contract is written by the lessor to the lessee and what type of lease agreement. In this lease agreement we are focusing operating lease with provisions of NeedSpace and WeHaveIt, which has a 10 year lease term, no options to renew or negotiate renewal offered in the contract and the lessee incurs certain cost, repairs and maintenance. In regards to ASC 840 leases, according to 840-10-20 and 840-10-05-9A, 840-10-05-9B an operating lease is when the lessor the owner of the property gives the lessee the right to use property, plant or equipment for a limited amount of time. Meaning the lessee is responsible by a legal contract to make repairs and maintain leased property. To make sure the lessee adhere to the contract the lessee has to make financial deposits to the lessor called supplemental rent or maintenance reserves. Furthermore, the lessor is required to repay the lessee when all repairs and maintenance is completed to the extent of the amount of the deposits. In some instances, when the cumulative maintenance costs is less than the cumulative deposits over the period of the lease contract. Upon expiration of the lease the lessor maybe entitled to keep the excess deposits depending on the lease agreement.

Next, ASC 410 is an Asset Retirement Obligation, according to 410-20-20 is an obligation of retiring a long lived in tangible asset. Also, there are legal obligations for parties involved in retirement of long-lived assets that requires the party to settle due to existing or enacted laws, and legal construction of a contract under the doctrine of promissory estoppel. This means that the principal promise of the contract can be enforced to prevent any injustice. Also, according to…...

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