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Accounting and Auditing Update 2018 (4 hour) (AAU410)

Date:Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:30pm
(Registration at 12:30pm)
Facility:Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport Hotel, West Palm Beach
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Cecil Patterson Jr., CPA,MBA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$150.00 FICPA Members, $215.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$205.00 FICPA Members, $270.00 Non-Members on 4/17/2018

Learn about the new 2018 and 2017 Accounting Standards Codification and Updates. Areas covered will be Revenue Recognition, Leases, and Financial Instruments, and other important GAAP changes. GAAP, GAAS, and SSARSs (SSARS 21, 22, and 23) from 2018 and 2017. Practical solutions to complex issues will be offered. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues for which they need information.

Provide the participants with an update and review of new and selected revised professional GAAP, GAAS, and SSARS standards for 2018 and 2017.

Major Topics:

Topics of discussion will include:

  • FASB Update (includes Accounting Standards Codification  and selected  new pronouncements for dealing with the 2018 income tax changes)
  • Brief discussion on the FASB and the IASB and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) status.
  • GAAS Update and new SASs including  areas of documentation and reporting for audits.
  • SSARS Update (includes  SSARS 21, 22, & 23 for Preparation and Compilation), new engagement letters, new reports, new documentation standards, and review representation letters specified in SSARS.
  • Updates on Peer Review and related regulatory problems
  • Ethics Interpretation 1.295 and revisions in attest/nonattest applications
  • Documentation standards are reviewed.
  • Any other matters deemed appropriate and timely
  • Any questions that participants deem important 

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in public practice, industry, government, and education who deal with nonpublic entities and desire an update on the more important accounting, auditing, review, and compilation standards.


Advanced Preparation:

FICPA EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event.


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