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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: July…

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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: OCBOA Case Studies

Explore compliance with the preparation, presentation, disclosure and reporting nuances of cash- and tax-basis financial statements. The AICPA FRF for SMEs will also be discussed. Practitioners that seek to use the Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting (OCBOA) financial statement presentations as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) will increase complexity and the cost of compliance. Understanding…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Key Ratio Analysis 4201416E

CPAs, bankers, CFOs, controllers, financial analysts, credit underwriters and other financial professionals use financial ratios, but fail to leverage them for maximum effectiveness. We’ll show you how. Understand a five-step key financial ratio analysis model; liquidity, activity, leverage, operating performance and cash flow analysis; that will clarify and unify this often confusing subject. Explore the…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Clarifying Risk Assessment

Recognize the impact of AICPA’s Clarity Project for audits. Determine the impact on your practice. Identify additional procedural changes requiring firm implementation. With peer review results in and more than a few years’ worth of experience under the profession’s collective belt, it’s time to fine-tune implementation of the risk assessment standards; designed to eliminate the…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Controller/CFO Update: Hot Topics Facing Today’s Financial Professional

In today’s rapidly changing world, finance professionals are required to wear many hats and are often the keys to the success of the organization. On one hand, they need to be abreast of the latest proven financial skills for making the best decisions, and on the other hand they need the best skills to motivate,…

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