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Accounting & Auditing Update for Small Businesses WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Small business accounting. Small business auditing. Recent activities of ASB and ARSC.

Audit Horror Stories: When the Audit Goes Awry WEBINAR

Monday, December 6 2:00pm - 3:00pm PST

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1.0 Credits

How to deal with issues that come up in audits from difficult auditors. Handling issues regarding clients without records.

Case Studies in Accounting Fraud WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 8:00am - 11:30am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Major financial statement frauds including, among others, sales and other types of revenue, estimates, earnings management and cut-off. Major misappropriation of asset fraud schemes including skimming, larceny, and additional schemes that occur in inventory, payables and other accounts. Review of landmark cases where the fraud scheme occurred: WorldCom, Phar-Mor, Koss and others.

Cost of Capital Determinations for Business Appraisal WEBINAR

Monday, December 6 10:30am - 11:30am PST

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1.0 Credits

Receive a solid overview of the fundamental concepts underlying cost of capital in the context of a closely held business with particular focus on the use of a build-up model. Where the data comes from will be a key focus, as will the areas the require subjective judgement with respect to supporting growth rates and unsystematic risk elements.

Employer's Handbook: Legal, Tax, and Health Care Issues WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

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8.0 Credits

Hiring and firing issues - What questions cannot be asked in an interview; how to document employee performance; establishing an annual review system; when an employer may and may not fire an employee, and much more. Employment contracts - An analysis of the legal and planning issues in structuring employment contracts; when noncompetition agreements will and will not work. Employment issues in the economy - Telecommuters and other special situations. Legal liability issues - Recognition of age discrimination, sex discrimination, FLSA issues, minimum wage, overtime, sexual harassment, and more. Fringe benefit issues - COBRA, family and medical leave act, and what is new in health care. Medical plans: who is a full-time employee?

Entertainment and Parking: Coping with the Final Rules WEBINAR

Monday, December 6 7:30am - 9:30am PST

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2.0 Credits

An update on the final rules related to reporting entertainment and parking expenses. Definition of what qualifies as an entertainment expense. Strategies on how to deduct business entertainment expenses. Deductibility of meals and snacks. Situations not subject to the 50% meals and entertainment deduction. How to handle automobile issues related to employer-provided parking. Proper accounting for deductible vs. non-deductible expenditures. The four steps to analyze business expenses. Review of the latest federal legislation, cases and rulings.

Excel - Building Powerful Lookup and Reference Formulas WEBINAR

Monday, December 6 9:30am - 11:30am PST

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2.0 Credits

Performing advanced searching and data retrieval with LOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH functions. Speeding up worksheet creation with the INDIRECT function. Testing conditions with the LOGICAL functions (IF, AND, OR, NOT). Using ERROR checking functions.

Excel for Accounting Professionals Session 1: Tables and Named References WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 9:30am - 11:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Explore the most significant enhancements rolled out with Excel 2007, Tables. The webcast also covers named references.

Exploring the Revised Procurement Standards WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

New and revised definitions. New cost principle. New prohibitions. New procurement preferences. New approach to determining the MPT and SAT based on risk and internal controls. Defining the "floor" for the monetary level for sole source procurements. The flexibility that no "one-size-fits-all" procurement standards.

Federal Tax Update with Greg & George WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) including changes to the following: employee retention credit, dependent care credit, earned income credit, paid sick leave and family medical leave, premium tax credit, taxation of EIDL advances, tax treatment of restaurant revitalization grants, unemployment taxability, and other tax provision. CARES Act impact - Including the retention credit, business loss limitations (Section 461(l)), and Section 163(j) limits. Have the IRS audit rates increased or decreased? New cases on: documentation of charitable contributions, and taxability of debt relief. Lastly, we'll keep you "up to the minute" on late-breaking tax developments.

Interpreting the New Revenue Recognition Standard: What All CPAs Need to Know WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Background, purpose and main provisions of new standard. Transition guidance. 5-step process for recognizing revenue. Disclosure requirements. Implementation guidance - contracts, tax matters, internal controls, and IT.

Measuring Audit Risks WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 9:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Auditing. Fraud.

Organization's Retirement Plans: Prospective Planning for 2021 WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 11:00am - 1:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

An objective look at retirement plan selection. Pros and cons of different plan types.

Reviewing Individual Tax Returns WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Common errors made involving the following tax forms: Form 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, Schedule C, Schedule D, Schedule E, Form 4562 and Form 4797.

Small Business Stock Gains-Exclusion and Deferral Opportunities WEBCAST

Monday, December 6 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

IRC 1202 - The benefit of the exclusion. IRC 1202 - The requirements that must be met. IRC 1202 - Limitation on the amount of the exclusion. Comparison of the IRC 1202 exclusion to making S corporation election. IRC 1045 - The benefit of the deferral. IRC 1045 - The requirements that must be met. The basics of Employee Stock Ownership Plans ( ESOP). IRC 1042 - The benefit of the deferral. IRC 1042 - The requirements that must be met.

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