|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2021
|Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract]|
The Company accounts for revenue in accordance with Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts With Customers for all periods presented. See Note 2 for a description of the Company’s revenue recognition accounting policy.
The Company recognized revenue that was included in the corresponding deferred revenue balance at the beginning of the period of $13.0 million and $9.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020, and $36.1 million and $24.9 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively.
Costs to Obtain a Contract
As discussed in Note 2, the Company capitalizes incremental costs of obtaining a contract. Amortization expense related to these costs were $2.5 million and $1.8 million for the three month period ending September 30, 2021 and 2020 and $6.8 million and $4.9 million for the nine month period ending September 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively.
Disaggregation of Revenues
Revenue has been disaggregated into recurring and non-recurring categories to identify revenue and costs of revenue that are one-time in nature from those that are term-based and renewable.
The table below outlines revenue for our recurring subscription (software and phone services) and payment processing services, as well as for our onboarding services, and phone hardware (in thousands) for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020:
The entire disclosure of revenue from contract with customer to transfer good or service and to transfer nonfinancial asset. Includes, but is not limited to, disaggregation of revenue, credit loss recognized from contract with customer, judgment and change in judgment related to contract with customer, and asset recognized from cost incurred to obtain or fulfill contract with customer. Excludes insurance and lease contracts.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef