October CPE Event
How to Survive a Tax Audit
Presented by Hoa Burrows
CPE: 1 Hour TB
(Laura) Hoa N. Burrows is a full-time faculty member of Miami Dade College, Kendall campus. She teaches accounting, auditing, taxation and business ethic courses for the School of Business.
Prior to teaching, she worked as an accountant and auditor for both the private and public sectors including working as a tax auditor for more than ten years with the Florida Department of Revenue.
At MDC, she is a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) coordinator for the IRS. She is a graduate of MDC and the University of Miami, and has also been a member of FICPA-South Dade Chapter since 1998.
Auditing Fair Value Measurements: How To Avoid The Pitfalls
Presented by Michael F. O'Rourke, CPA
CPE: 1 Hour AA
Michael O'Rourke is a solo practitioner practicing in Miramar, FL. His practice is concentrated in business valuation and expert witness testimony. Valuation matters center on estate-planning and settlement issues, partner/shareholder disputes and general commercial damage matters. Expert witness matters center on commercial litigation including accountant and attorney malpractice cases, financial reporting, lost profits and damages. Before narrowing his market concentration, Mike served as quality control partner/manager for several regional accounting firms in South Florida and New York. In that capacity, Mike was responsible for compliance with GAAP, GAAS and SEC reporting and disclosure for financial statements issued by the firm.
Presented by Rivers Buford
CPE: 1 Hour AA
Rivers Buford brings to the FICPA almost 20 years of legislative and regulatory experience. He has served in the positions of Policy Advisor for the Florida Senate; Senate Staff Director; Legislative Affairs Director for the Department of State overseeing the Divisions of; Cultural Affairs, Historical Resources, Library and Information Services, Corporations, and a small non-controversial Division, the Division of Elections under eight different Secretaries of State. Prior to that he served as the Legislative Affairs Director for the Florida Trucking Association.
Rivers will be overseeing the Regulatory side of issues related to the profession, including the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and Department of Revenue and well as the Florida Board of Accountancy. Additionally, Rivers will be working on grassroots training of members, and providing reasons why you should consider strongly supporting FICPA’s Political Action Committees.
Registration Begins – 4:30 p.m.
First CPE Program – 5 p.m.
Dinner will begin at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Second CPE Program – 7:10 p.m
Meeting Ends – 8 p.m.
Bread And Butter
It will includes, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream Cheese.
Southern Fried Veracruzano Roasted Pork
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November 20, 2013