Tag-Archive for CPA Development Courses

CPA Continuing Education Class: AICPA’s Annual Federal Tax Update

Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial and IRS developments of the past year with a focus on implementation and compliance. Discover how to effectively and confidently complete tax planning and compliance engagements. Cover current developments affecting individuals (including those regarding income, deductions and losses,…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Compilations and Reviews Risks, Procedures, and Fraud

Improve your proficiency in reducing the risk of material misstatements-whether caused by fraud or error. Deepen your understanding of the AICPA’s professional standards for compilations and reviews. Review questions and case studies that probe the practical meaning of professional standards. Attendees will address the professional judgments and practical considerations related to minimizing misstatements, legal exposure,…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Time Management for CPAs

Develop a framework of “effective” time management. Identify the three-time factors: time wasters or stealers, time savers and time management techniques. Highlight concepts that distinguish the relationship between time management and behavioral science versus traditional time management tools or gimmicks. Finally, explore the need to manage oneself to improve time management. When:┬áSeptember 27th, 2021 @…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Internal Controls in the Next Five Years

Never before in the lifetimes of business professionals have we seen the rapid, unexpected, and complex change that is currently occurring. Moreover, most experts believe that the upheaval will continue for years to come. Employee health and well-being, the rollercoaster economy, issues related to social unrest, and an array of other factors are making and…

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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: Fundamentals of 1031 Exchanges

Cover critical aspects, common problem areas and strategies for successful 1031 exchanges. Examine Form 8824 preparation, replacement property adjusted basis computations, advanced 1031 strategies and more. Study advanced 1031 exchange strategies such as reverse exchange, partners/TIC structures, and improvement exchanges (including “Bartell” parking arrangements). Bring questions and increase your expertise. Updated in 2018 for effects…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Tax Considerations in Buying and Selling a Business

Review options for structuring the sale of a business, from both buyer’s and seller’s perspectives with the aim of minimizing tax cost. Attendees will consider the sale of C corps, S corps and partnerships. This course covers topics not routinely considered in a tax compliance practice, but important to the sale of a business. When:┬áJuly…

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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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