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CPA Continuing Education Class: Guide to Reading Financial Reports

Gain the knowledge required to thoroughly read and understand the differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP financial reports. A recent IFRS Foundation survey found that 116 of 140 jurisdictions required IFRS for all or most companies. More than 500 foreign companies report to the SEC using IFRS which is globally accepted. Attendees will examine both…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Federal Tax Update for Individuals

With the increasing complexity and ever-changing nature of tax laws and issues, today’s accountant needs a one-day update course focusing on individual income tax issues. This comprehensive class will not only review the current Federal individual income tax laws but will also update tax return preparers of new tax forms, changes to existing tax forms,…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Corporate Income Tax Return Fundamentals

Preparing corporate income taxes requires a shift in mindset from individual tax preparation and compliance. Learn the concepts and tools necessary to support clients or businesses. Key topics include capitalization, depreciation, carrybacks and major book to tax issues involving corporations and Form 1120 preparation. Examine practical spreadsheet approaches that allow practitioners to efficiently and effectively…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Quality Control in a CPA Tax Practice

Recent changes to IRS Circular 230 require all tax professionals and firms, regardless of size, to have policies and procedures in place to ensure compliance with the standards. Examine the necessary steps.Learn to reduce inefficiencies, streamline workflow, improve customer service, ensure compliance with professional standards and ultimately give yourself a competitive edge by using quality…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Financial Statement Disclosures

A clear and concise set of proper financial statement disclosures can make or break an entity’s financial statements. Such disclosures are no longer simply additional information provided by a business; they can be complex in nature and difficult to both prepare and understand, even for small and medium-sized businesses. Oftentimes, financial statement users will first…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Challenges in Not-for-Profit Accounting

This year not-for-profit entities are preparing for or applying critical new standards related to contributions, leases and more. Now is the time to know more than just what the standards say, we need to know what they mean and how they will affect not-for-profit entities. This course is designed to do just that. The course…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Revenue Under ASC 606 – 4203359A

Stay current on recent changes in accounting and auditing. Review FASB, SEC, PCC, PCAOB and AICPA standard-setting activity in the current year.Implementation dates will be provided to permit planning for changes and the course will highlight the changes that will be implemented in the current year. Also, discuss the difference between public and private company…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Internal and External Fraud

All organizations, regardless of size, must be aware of the risks associated with intentionally fraudulent acts. Fraud can be executed from within an organization, by external parties, or both. A primary method to thwart fraud is to understand how and why it occurs.Understand why internal and external intentional defalcations take place. Discuss the difficulty in…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: K2 Accounting Solutions for Businesses

The market for accounting solutions designed for small to mid-sized businesses has never been better. From desktop applications to cloud-based solutions, you have affordable options available that were unthinkable just a few years ago. Learn about these tools and receive an unbiased comparison of many of today’s leading solutions. As a result, be able to…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: IRS Tax Examination Issues

Recently, the IRS has dramatically ramped-up its examination of specific individuals and small business taxpayers. Now, more than ever, CPAs need clients to understand the need for documentation and procedures to substantiate what IRS auditors are pursuing. Learn the high audit risk areas and ways to help clients survive an IRS audit with little or…

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