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CPA Continuing Education Class: Financial Statement Analysis From Analysis to Action

In this course we will examine how several routine analytical tools can be combined into a powerful Strategy-Performance-Measurement model that focuses on action. We will also discuss how active participation in the financial reporting standards process can help ensure that the resulting standards are useful and relevant. Lastly, each participant will leave with Ten Steps…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: U.S. Based Private Company Reporting Options

Private companies in the United States may also choose from these two reporting models-the Private Company Counsel Model or the Financial Reporting Framework. Each of these models has unique benefits as well as differences from full U.S. GAAP. In this comprehensive course, we will also discuss the relevant business issues related to these models as…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Cash and Credit Management

The role of cash and credit within a business. Highlights the importance of credit analysis, financial statement analysis, cash management, collection techniques, and management of the collection process. Explore the five Cs of credit, advanced credit techniques, and a comprehensive, five-step financial statement analysis model that includes the importance of cash flow?the lifeblood of all…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Financial Statements for the Simple Business Entity

Preparing GAAP financial statements can be treacherous. GAAP has become so voluminous and complex that it is all too easy to overlook accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements, potentially affecting the accountants’ liability. Nonpublic entities, however, are not necessarily required to apply GAAP and there are less complex financial reporting frameworks that may be much easier…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Ethics Standards for Arizona CPAs in Public Practice

This course is designed to meet the four-hour ethics CPE requirements mandated by the state law in which the course is offered. This course will provide a detailed analysis of the new AICPA Ethics Standards. When: April 28th, 2021 @ 8:30am – 11:30am Where: ASCPA Learning CenterASCPA Live Online Webcast(602) 252-4144 For more information about this event,…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Succession Planning for Small Businesses

The life cycle of the small business can be summed up in three segments: 1) starting the business; 2) operating the business; and 3) getting out of the business. This course focuses on getting out of the business. The most elusive element of owning a small business can be finding the proper exit strategy. This…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Implementing and Maintaining an Internal Control System

An overview of control creation methods and strategies to implement policies and procedures successfully. Many organizations successfully create a system of internal controls. However, some fail to implement established measures correctly. Moreover, entities neglect the critical process of testing, monitoring and updating control procedures, weakening the entire internal control structure. Receive an array of control…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Topic 606 – Year Two Post-Implementation Issues

While the effective date of Topic 606 is behind us for both public and non-public entities, issues related to the application of the new revenue recognition guidance remain. Whether resulting from SEC comment letters, peer group analysis or from continued internal feedback, many entities are continuing to fine-tune their application of the new guidance beyond…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Limited-Scope Audits of 401k Plans

Auditing 401(k) Plans focuses on “limited-scope” audits that comprise over 80% of the audits filed with the Department of Labor. Take a hands-on approach to performing these engagements in a manner that complies with all professional requirements. When: May 19th, 2020 @ 8:30am – 4pm Where: ASCPA Learning CenterASCPA Live Online Webcast(602) 252-4144 For more information…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Revised AICPA Code

Always up to date, this course is designed to meet the Arizona biennial four-hour ethics CPE requirement for CPAs in business renewing their licenses. In addition to meeting Arizona State Board of Accountancy requirements, the course includes materials and examples designed to reinforce the CPA in business’ practical understanding of professional ethics standards. Calendar year…

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