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Create Reports that Matter: Turn Information into Action (4142555B) - 2/2/2015 - Online
Financial professionals spend countless hours creating financial reports every year, the end results do not necessarily meet the needs of the reports' recipients. Learn to plan, process and present effective financial reports and presentations in...
Dealing with Venture Capitalists (4141536D) - 2/2/2015 - Online
If a start-up business is considering using outside funding to support an expansion, it should understand the related risks and rewards. As a trusted adviser, you need to help your clients make decisions regarding financing sources, prepare...
Unrelated Business Income Tax Update Webcast Replay (ASWR36) - 2/3/2015 - Online
How prepared is your nonprofit if the IRS audits your Form 990-T?  This course discusses unrelated business activity income tax for nonprofits, especially the issues for nonprofits that file Form 990-T.  Also discussed are the upcoming...
Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs): Assets and Reserves (FICWR07) - 2/4/2015 - Online
This course looks at some of the most difficult and frequently found accounting and auditing issues concerning assets, repairs and replacement "reserves" in Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs).  This course reviews FASB...
Key Ratio Analysis (4141416F) - 2/5/2015 - Online
Many financial professionals including CPAs, bankers, CFOs, controllers, financial analysts and credit underwriters use financial ratios but do not leverage them for maximum effectiveness. Learn a five-step key financial ratio analysis model that...
Financial Statement Disclosures for the Tax Practitioner (4141246G) - 2/6/2015 - Online
When preparing a compilation or review that requires GAAP or OCBOA financial statement disclosures, you and your clients need confidence that you are in compliance with all the required disclosures. This course will review basic disclosure...
QuickBooks Accounting Software Overview and Update (4141407E) - 2/6/2015 - Online
Discover what a powerful solution the desktop version of QuickBooks for Windows can be for a small business. With a focus on new features and enhancements, this course will provide you with a step-by-step approach, as well as efficiency tips...
Corporate Governance, Fraud and Control: Setting the Strategy and Executing it Efficiently (4142809D) - 2/9/2015 - Online
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, businesses lose $1 trillion annually to fraudulent behavior. In this interactive and informative course, you will explore the role of governance and its connection with risk, fraud and...
Mitigating Fraud Engagement Risk for Nonaudit Practitioners (4142873D) - 2/9/2015 - Online
Fraud is not just for auditors anymore. Learn how our professional standards relate to your responsibility to detect fraud when preparing all levels of financial statements. Maximize your value to your client by learning effective loss-prevention...
Governmental and Nonprofit Annual Update (4141268C) - 2/10/2015 - Online
Change is a constant in the world of governmental and nonprofit accounting and auditing standards and requirements. This course will discuss the latest developments coming out of GASB and FASB, as well as AICPA activities and the ASB Clarity...
Documentation Requirements, Design and Reviewing Techniques of Workpapers (4142785F) - 2/10/2015 - Online
Review current PCAOB, GAAS and SSARS engagement documentation requirements and peer review requirements that affect documentation compliance. Using practical examples from case studies, discover best practices related to the current trend in...
Value Proposition for Internal Control - Integrated Framework by COSO Webcast Replay (ASWR47) - 2/10/2015 - Online
This course discusses how to implement a Good Internal Control Structure that will add Value and address Corporate Governance Requirements.
The Unexpected Caregiver Webcast Replay (ASWR29) - 2/11/2015 - Online
Caring for an aging love one who has diminished mental or physical skills can be daunting.  This course can provide insight into the issues facing caregivers and individuals regarding the financing of health care, legal issues and estate...
A-133 Audits A Case Study Approach (4142770F) - 2/11/2015 - Online
This case study will teach you how to perform A-133 audits efficiently and effectively, from planning to reporting, and focus on areas where there are common deficiencies and how to avoid them. Included will be a working sample of...
Building a Remote Consulting Practice (4142696B) - 2/12/2015 - Online
During this interactive webcast, discover how this course's instructor works remotely almost 100 percent of the time with both clients and employees. Explore the tools she uses to make it seamless for her national client base to work with her...
Fraud and the CPA Profession (4142645F) - 2/13/2015 - Online
This class gives pragmatic guidance on fraud detection and prevention using real-life examples of how fraud has occurred in a number of industries—such as construction, hotels and nonprofits. You'll discover the methods fraudsters use to cook the...
Frequent Frauds Found in Governments and Not-for-Profits (4142232C) - 2/13/2015 - Online
What common frauds occur in governments and not-for-profits—and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study approach, this course discusses benefits misappropriation, fictitious employees, bribes, internal control override...
Client Acceptance and Retention Best Practices Webcast Replay (ASWR32) - 2/13/2015 - Online
Client acceptance and retention practices are some of the most powerful risk management defenses available to today's CPAs.  Participants will learn how to triage potential and existing clients and identify signs that allow them to minimize...
SSARS Update and Related Issues Webcast Replay (FICWR08) - 2/16/2015 - Online
If you perform compilations and reviews, you will want to know about the Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) 21 and the 2015 compilation and review changes from the Accounting and Review Services Committee. ...
What's so 'Special' about Special Needs Trusts? Webcast Replay (ASWR13) - 2/17/2015 - Online
This course highlights the importance of special needs trusts in estate and life planning.  Various types of trusts are explored as well as tax implications and an examination of eligible distributions to the beneficiary.
Interpreting The Yellow Book (4141554B) - 2/18/2015 - Online
Encompassing performance and financial audits, Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards—also known as The Yellow Book—are meant to guide auditors of federal programs. However, the standards are so comprehensive that many...
Health Care Reform from an Employer Perspective Webcast Replay (HCCWR10) - 2/18/2015 - Online
Is your organization ready for the health care reform changes coming in 2015 and 2018?  This course reviews relevant historical and prospective aspects of PPACA and how these provisions have and will continue to impact employers, both from a...
FASB Update Webcast Replay (FICWR01) - 2/19/2015 - Online
This presentation will briefly review the background of the Accounting Standards Codification, the Private Companies Council (PCC), and the key accounting principles and elements of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that impact the...
Multi-Task Role of the CFO/Controller (4142904E) - 2/19/2015 - Online
This seminar emphasizes the role of the CFO/Controller from a multi-task, multi-functional approach. Attend this proactive seminar and learn to work in a highly complex environment and still manage to survive to the end of the day! Topics will...
Corporate Finance Checkup: Renovate Your Analytical Toolbox (4142558D) - 2/20/2015 - Online
Strap on the gloves and gain an ability to use the common corporate finance tools that will aid your career advancement. Geared toward those who work or aspire to work at a CFO level, this course will provide a refresher on corporate finance...
Activity-Based Costing: A Resource Consumption Approach (4142588C) - 2/20/2015 - Online
In these times of increasing global competition and challenging economic conditions in local markets, it is more important than ever to have a cost management system that is up to the task. The latest stage in the evolution of activity-based...
Financial Statement, Tax, and Government Fraud (4142868D) - 2/20/2015 - Online
This course is designed to assist accountants in industry, government and public practice with identifying the places where fraud will most likely occur. Anyone who becomes aware of a possible fraudulent situation ignores the implications at...
Practical Guide to Accounting Fraud (4142867F) - 2/20/2015 - Online
This course is designed to assist accountants in industry, education and public practice with identifying the places where fraud will most likely occur. Anyone who becomes aware of a possible fraudulent situation ignores the implications at their...
Top 10 Accounting and Auditing Issues Webcast Replay (FICWR09) - 2/20/2015 - Online
This course examines selected top ten accounting and auditing issues for the CPA profession.  The issues range from pronouncements from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on GAAP, to the auditing issues on Clarity from the...
Annual Financial Management Spotlight: 4 Current Topics (4142906C) - 2/23/2015 - Online
Are you looking for an update class that’s completely new every year? You’ve come to the right place. Each year, executive education will completely replace this class spotlighting four current financial management topics. Miss...
Leases: Past, Present and Future (4142528F) - 2/23/2015 - Online
Leasing is a popular form of capital investment, and almost every corporation has some type of lease, including everything from office space to equipment leases. The FASB and IASB are currently working on a joint project dealing with leases with...
Revenue: Past, Present and Future (4142516F) - 2/24/2015 - Online
Analysts and investors use revenue as a critical component in judging a company's current and prospective performance. However, questionable revenue recognition is one of the major reasons that regulatory authorities require restatements of...
Financial Statement Analysis (4141249D) - 2/24/2015 - Online
As financial professionals, we sometimes get so wrapped up in the preparation process that we forget how to step back and see what it all means. This course is designed to help you play detective and dissect the clues to what a business is...
Administrative Rules for Federal Grants (4142015C) - 2/26/2015 - Online
Almost all federal grant programs require grantees to comply with cross-cutting administrative rules. Violating these rules can result in significant cost disallowances and administrative sanctions. Understand the administrative rules that apply...
Internal Control: Your Number-One Defense Against Errors and Fraud (4141303G) - 2/26/2015 - Online
The process of of critically evaluating and developing an effective system of controls to prevent fraud is often confusing and misunderstood. In this course, a "risk based" evaluation and design of an organization's number-one defense against...
Financial Statement Preparation for Your QuickBooks? Clients (4141408E) - 2/27/2015 - Online
QuickBooks is widely used by small businesses. In this course, you will gain insight into how a client's choice to use QuickBooks impacts you when issuing financial statements and making interim visits, learn to leverage the features of this...
Financial Statement Preparation for Your QuickBooks? Clients (4141408D) - 2/27/2015 - Online
QuickBooks is widely used by small businesses. In this course, you will gain insight into how a client's choice to use QuickBooks impacts you when issuing financial statements and making interim visits, learn to leverage the features of this...
Top10 Tools for CFOs to be More Effective Business Partners (4142811D) - 2/27/2015 - Online
You have a choice. Be a critical business partner and executive team member, or just the steward of historical accounting information. CEOs and board members expect the former, not the latter, and today's successful CFOs and business unit...
Accounting for the Federal Budget: The Future of Health Care Dollars Webcast Replay (HCCWR04) - 3/5/2015 - Online
Some aspect of the U.S. Federal budget is in the news almost daily.  This course presents an overview of the federal financial accounting system including: federal spending, federal debt, social security, Medicare, and other federal programs.
Detecting Fraudulent Financial Reporting (4142669G) - 3/6/2015 - Online
Financial statement fraud is an ever-growing concern and problem for businesses everywhere. This course will help you identify the top 20 methods that are commonly used to falsify financial statements—including overstatement of revenue,...
Cost Principles for State and Local Governments and Nonprofit Organizations (4142018C) - 3/13/2015 - Online
With few exceptions, entities that receive federal government grants must follow certain cost principles, which, if violated, can result in unallowable expenditures that culminate in large refunds to the granting agency. Understand the cost...
Basic Concepts of Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing (4141646B) - 3/16/2015 - Online
This course provides an authoritative primer on governmental accounting and financial reporting. You'll review and discuss auditing and internal controls, as well as governmental fund accounting and budgeting. The class includes GASB...
GAAP Update (4142513K) - 3/16/2015 - Online
Keep your knowledge of accounting principles up to date with this best-selling course. It reviews all pronouncements issued from 2012 to 2014, including any issued up through the program date. It will provide you with a comprehensive...
Hedging Risks of Foreign Operations and Currency Transactions (4142804E) - 3/17/2015 - Online
As more companies enter the global marketplace, CPAs must be prepared to address the risks associated with transactions denominated in a foreign currency. Stay ahead of the curve by understanding the risks resulting from foreign exchange gains...
Florida State Tax Update - The Craziness Continues Webcast Replay (ASWR39) - 3/18/2015 - Online
This course discusses the current deranged developments in Florida taxation including new cases, procedures and audit issues.
Fraud and the CPA Profession (4142645H) - 3/20/2015 - Online
This class gives pragmatic guidance on fraud detection and prevention using real-life examples of how fraud has occurred in a number of industries—such as construction, hotels and nonprofits. You'll discover the methods fraudsters use to cook the...
Cost Reduction Strategies: Best Practices (4142585C) - 3/20/2015 - Online
Today's business environment is more competitive than it was a few decades ago. The pace of innovation is accelerating and customers expect ever-higher standards of performance. While these changes have generally benefited the consumer by...
Tax Issues for NFPs Webcast Replay (ASWR35) - 3/24/2015 - Online
2014 was a busy year for the IRS with issuing new guidance and proposed rules.  This course looks at determinations issues, political activities, unrelated business income, foreign activities, and proposed Tax Reform issues.  Further,...
Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting Fundamentals (4142308G) - 3/24/2015 - Online
As the complexity of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) increases, many practitioners are turning to Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting (OCBOA) financial statement presentations. However, practitioners must be aware that these...
Interpreting The Yellow Book (4141554D) - 3/27/2015 - Online
Encompassing performance and financial audits, Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards—also known as The Yellow Book—are meant to guide auditors of federal programs. However, the standards are so comprehensive that many...
Corporate Governance, Fraud and Control: Setting the Strategy and Executing it Efficiently (4142809F) - 3/27/2015 - Online
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, businesses lose $1 trillion annually to fraudulent behavior. In this interactive and informative course, you will explore the role of governance and its connection with risk, fraud and...
Yellow Book and Single Audit Update Webcast Replay (MEGAWR18) - 4/2/2015 - Online
If you perform audits for governments and nonprofits, are you up to date on the recent changes to the "Yellow Book" and single audit requirements?  This session cover highlights of the revised yellow book with an emphasis on independence...
Value Proposition for Internal Control - Integrated Framework by COSO Webcast Replay (ASWR48) - 4/2/2015 - Online
This course discusses how to implement a Good Internal Control Structure that will add Value and address Corporate Governance Requirements.
New Documentation Issues in A&A Webcast Replay (MEGAWR25) - 4/3/2015 - Online
This course explores the new disclosure requirements related to the Clarity Standards.  It also looks at efficient documentation options and approaches for all audit, review and compilation engagements.
Frequent Frauds Found in Governments and Not-for-Profits (4142232E) - 4/13/2015 - Online
What common frauds occur in governments and not-for-profits—and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study approach, this course discusses benefits misappropriation, fictitious employees, bribes, internal control override...
Top10 Tools for CFOs to be More Effective Business Partners (4142811F) - 4/17/2015 - Online
You have a choice. Be a critical business partner and executive team member, or just the steward of historical accounting information. CEOs and board members expect the former, not the latter, and today's successful CFOs and business unit...
Accounting Fraud (4142344C) - 4/17/2015 - Online
This basic course reviews the fundamentals of preventing and detecting fraud. Delve into the principles of fraud examination and methodology, fraud detection and fraud deterrence. This interactive course includes lessons learned from historical,...
Interpreting The Yellow Book (4141554E) - 4/21/2015 - Online
Encompassing performance and financial audits, Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards—also known as The Yellow Book—are meant to guide auditors of federal programs. However, the standards are so comprehensive that many...
Controls, Risks and Financial Reporting (4142293G) - 4/22/2015 - Online
Take a close look at how you can prepare fair financial reports and protect yourself from accusations of fraud. Through practical case studies, you will examine how you can use FASB concept statements to prepare financial statements that meet the...
Practical Guide to Accounting Fraud (4142867G) - 4/23/2015 - Online
This course is designed to assist accountants in industry, education and public practice with identifying the places where fraud will most likely occur. Anyone who becomes aware of a possible fraudulent situation ignores the implications at their...
Avoiding Problems in Conducting Single Audits (4142326D) - 4/23/2015 - Online
The Single Audit Act of 1984 requires a single, organization-wide financial and compliance audit for state and local governments. The goal is to improve auditing and management of federal funds provided to state and local governments....
Create Reports that Matter: Turn Information into Action (4142555D) - 4/24/2015 - Online
Financial professionals spend countless hours creating financial reports every year, the end results do not necessarily meet the needs of the reports' recipients. Learn to plan, process and present effective financial reports and presentations in...
GAAP Update (4142513M) - 4/27/2015 - Online
Keep your knowledge of accounting principles up to date with this best-selling course. It reviews all pronouncements issued from 2012 to 2014, including any issued up through the program date. It will provide you with a comprehensive...
Cost Principles for State and Local Governments and Nonprofit Organizations (4142018D) - 4/27/2015 - Online
With few exceptions, entities that receive federal government grants must follow certain cost principles, which, if violated, can result in unallowable expenditures that culminate in large refunds to the granting agency. Understand the cost...
Marketing the CPA in Public Practice (4142909E) - 4/30/2015 - Online
How do you market your accounting or tax practice? Or your department within a practice? Or yourself? Learn how you can satisfy client needs versus traditional selling to expand your practice. You'll also gain an understanding of your target...
Estate Planning: A Year in Review Webcast Replay (TFPWR01) - 5/5/2015 - Online
The past year has seen many significant developments in the estate planning area.  This presentation will focus on the cases, statutory and regulatory changes, and IRS rulings dealing with estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer and...
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Webcast Replay (SLGWR) - 5/5/2015 - Online
This course covers the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report ("CAFR") components.  Note disclosures, required supplemental information as well as other information presented in the CAFR such as statistical information, the letter of...
IFRS and FRF for Small and Medium Sized Entities Webcast Replay (ASWR22) - 5/6/2015 - Online
This course helps answer the question - Is there an end in sight to the FASB regulatory overload, or should I just retire now?  We'll look at what the Private Company Council has done to date, and alternatives to GASB.  We will review...
Employee Benefit Plan Disclosures Webcast Replay (MEGAWR20) - 5/6/2015 - Online
This session will cover the financial statement disclosures that are required for employee benefit plans.  It will include coverage of U.S. GAAP required disclosures, including fair value measurement under ASC 820, as well as those...
Planning Issues with LLCs Webcast Replay (MEGAWR27) - 5/7/2015 - Online
This session is designed to explore some of the more exotic uses for LLCs that can help your clients and businesses protect themselves from "piercing" and "reverse piercing" of the corporate veil; income and estate taxes; and help them...
Lessons from the World of Managerial Accounting Webcast Replay (MEGAWR29) - 5/8/2015 - Online
How knowledgeable are you in managerial accounting?  The use of Managerial Accounting has often been described as critical to the well-being and success of business enterprises. In this session, Morden will explore 7 principles from the...
Special Reporting Framework Updated Webcast Replay (ASWR28) - 5/12/2015 - Online
This course is an overall update on special purpose frameworks such as cash and tax basis as well as a discussion on the literature associated with related engagements.
Going Concern Uncertainties Webcast Replay (MEGAWR21) - 5/12/2015 - Online
There is a lack of guidance in U.S. GAAP and GAAS about when and how going concern uncertainties should be disclosed.  This session will address the FASB's project to address this problem.  Discussion points will include the initial...
Analytical Procedures in a Review Engagement Webcast Replay (MEGAWR23) - 5/13/2015 - Online
The use of analytical procedures in a review differs from their use in an audit.  The results of analytical procedures represent review evidence that the accountant obtains to support the review report.  We'll look at how to prepare and...
IRS and NYS Tax Collections (WEBNAR45) - 5/14/2015 - Online
Owing back taxes to the government can be stressful. A taxpayer's paycheck, bank accounts or driver's license can be at risk. When the IRS or the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance knocks on the taxpayer's door, practitioners need...
GAAP Update Webcast Replay (ASWR50) - 5/20/2015 - Online
This course provides an update on recent activities of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).  After briefly reviewing Accounting Standards Updates that recently become effective, the course discusses newly issued standards and...
A Practical Trust Planning Checklist and Practitioner Compliance Guide for Florida CPAs (WEBNAR34) - 5/21/2015 - Online
Review a practical planning checklist and practitioner tax compliance guide to facilitate implementing a comprehensive overview of practical planning matters and tax compliance issues in your practice.
The Unexpected Caregiver Webcast Replay (ASWR30) - 6/2/2015 - Online
Caring for an aging love one who has diminished mental or physical skills can be daunting.  This course can provide insight into the issues facing caregivers and individuals regarding the financing of health care, legal issues and estate...
Assembling a Multidisciplinary Team for Business Succession Planning Webcast Replay (MEGAWR30) - 6/4/2015 - Online
The principal theme of this session is that developing a successful exit and estate plan is like assembling a complicated puzzle.  Each part must fit with the others in order for the final image to take shape, given the detailed knowledge of...
Captive Insurance Webcast Replay (MEGAWR31) - 6/9/2015 - Online
Florida recently passed captive insurance legislation.   No longer is captive insurance strictly a Fortune 500 risk management solution - middle market and smaller companies can benefit from implementing a captive insurance...
Yellow Book and Single Audit Update Webcast Replay (MEGAWR19) - 6/10/2015 - Online
If you perform audits for governments and nonprofits, are you up to date on the recent changes to the "Yellow Book" and single audit requirements?  This session cover highlights of the revised yellow book with an emphasis on independence...
Sales Tax Record Keeping: Minimizing Audit Risk Webcast Replay (MEGAWR11) - 6/11/2015 - Online
If and when your company or your client's company gets selected for a Florida sales and use tax audit, are you prepared?  Learn what to expect and how to prepare in advance from a CPA in industry and a CPA in public practice who have...
Florida State Tax Update - The Craziness Continues Webcast Replay (ASWR40) - 6/16/2015 - Online
This course discusses the current deranged developments in Florida taxation including new cases, procedures and audit issues.
Accounting for LLCs: Adapting Partnership Accounting to LLCs (ASWR21) - 6/17/2015 - Online
This A&A course focuses on how to record and account for LLC transactions.  It covers the different methods of recording transactions under US GAAP; IFRS for SMEs; FRF for SMEs; and tax accounting including 704(b) accounting.  For...
New Documentation Issues in A&A Webcast Replay (MEGAWR26) - 6/18/2015 - Online
This course explores the new disclosure requirements related to the Clarity Standards.  It also looks at efficient documentation options and approaches for all audit, review and compilation engagements.
Client Acceptance and Retention Best Practices Webcast Replay (ASWR33) - 6/18/2015 - Online
Client acceptance and retention practices are some of the most powerful risk management defenses available to today's CPAs.  Participants will learn how to triage potential and existing clients and identify signs that allow them to minimize...
IFRS and FRF for Small and Medium Sized Entities Webcast Replay (ASWR23) - 6/22/2015 - Online
This course helps answer the question - Is there an end in sight to the FASB regulatory overload, or should I just retire now?  We'll look at what the Private Company Council has done to date, and alternatives to GASB.  We will review...