There are new Revenue Recognition Standards which will significantly impact all industries that sell a good or service. Specifically, we are discussing the Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 6 of 6 which was originally introduced in the Accounting Standards Update 2014 09.
Originally, Revenue Recognition Standards were based on different industries and what has been done now is that revenue recognition has been standardized across all industries. The changes to apply to every entity and focuses on contracts with the customers. Whether they are from construction, manufacturing, software, etc., all industries will now have same revenue recognition standards.
Learn more about the changes in Revenue Recognition in this podcast: