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Member Exclusive: Prioritizing Self-Care: Tips to Get Through Busy Season WEBINAR

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Tips for staying organized, managing your time effectively, and practicing mindfulness and relaxation techniques.

Comparing and Contrasting Retirement Plans for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses WEBCAST

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Factors business owners should take into account when choosing a retirement plan. SIMPLE plans. Simplified employee pension plans. 401(k) plans. Defined benefit plans. Ensuring eligible employees are covered. Employees' impact on choice of plan. Ongoing compliance requirements. Establishing a plan after the tax year end. Changes to safe harbor 401(k) plans. Pooled employer plans.

2024 Washington State CPA Ethics by Jim Rigos WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

An increased sensitivity for factual situations leading to accounting ethical issues and potential legal dilemmas. More confidence in your personal and professional accounting ethical judgments. Familiarity with AICPA and Washington State Board ethical reporting and compliance procedures with particular emphasis on different or elevated Washington treatment. This course contains case study scenarios demonstrating numerous actual reported Board cases. Identifying dollar claim and possible risk reduction techniques and procedures of potential client or third party legal or ethical claims. 4 hours of CPE credit approved by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

What Tax Practitioners Need to Know About Medicare WEBCAST

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Eligibility for Medicare. How to apply for Medicare. Introduction to Parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare. Payments for Parts B and D of Medicare the higher costs imposed on higher income beneficiaries. Late enrollment penalties. Medicare Advantage in lieu of original Medicare. The Affordable Care Act's impact on Medicare. Current and late breaking legislative and regulatory developments.

Prix Fixe: Cyber Risk is Business Risk WEBINAR

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Discuss the threats and risks that cyber criminals have developed over the last year to target any and all organizations for financial gain. Discuss the financial impact that a breach or ransomware event can have on organization. Explore best practices that an organization can take to help mitigate these risks, including technical and administrative controls, to help keep systems operational and minimize downtime.

Individual Charitable Planning: Philanthropy for Income Tax Return Reporting WEBCAST

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Which organizations are qualified to receive contributions? Types of charitable contributions taxpayers can deduct. The deduction for quid pro quo contributions. Strategies for donating property that has decreased/increased in value. Figuring the deduction for contributions of capital gain property. Importance of timing when making contributions. Considering QCDs if a taxpayer is at least 70 and one half. Specifics of donor advised funds. Deduction may be limited to 20%, 30%, 50%, or 60% of adjusted gross income depending on type of property donated. How to figure your deduction when limits apply. Contribution carryovers when your donation exceeds limits. What written statements should be received from qualified organizations? What records should taxpayers keep? Substantiation requirements for cash contributions of less than/more than $250. Substantiation requirements for noncash contributions of less than $250 to over $500,000. When does taxpayer need an appraisal? How and where to report contributions for individual income tax reporting.

Washington Capital Gains Tax: Newest Developments WEBCAST

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Washington capital gains tax.

Understanding and Creating an Internal Control System WEBCAST

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Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Underlying concepts of internal control. Defining where and why controls, policies and procedures are needed. Legacy control measures that are still important for businesses today. Creating control measures that address the use and protection of technology.

Member Exclusive: Spring into Organization: Tips and Tricks for a More Organized Workspace WEBINAR

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Office organization.

Business & Industry Conference 2024 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Washington business and economic trends, technology, A&A, tax, fraud, and personal development.

Prix Fixe: Hot Topics for Charitable Giving WEBINAR

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Charitable giving.

Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

GASB standards effective this year. Nonprofit accounting update. FASB's lease standard. Auditor's report and conforming amendments.

Prix Fixe: Controller and CFO Update: Hot Topics Facing Today's Finance Professionals WEBINAR

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Look at the latest industry developments, regulatory changes, and emerging technologies that will help you succeed in today's rapidly changing business environment.

Washington Capital Gains Tax: Newest Developments WEBCAST

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Washington capital gains tax.

Non-GAAP Financial Statement Options: Cash, Modified Cash, and Tax Basis WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

An introduction to special purpose frameworks. Authoritative and non-authoritative guidance used to prepare SPF financial statements. Common issues in preparing SPF financial statements. Cash basis and modified cash basis financial statements. Income tax basis financial statements. The AICPA's new special purpose framework - FRF for SMEs.

Governmental Auditing Update WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Yellow book. Government auditing standards.

Mastering the Basics of Inventory Accounting WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Elements of inventory cost and full-absorption costing, Valuation methodologies, including LIFO, FIFO, weighted average, and specific identification, Obsolescence reserves, LIFO accounting, Differences between book and tax cost capitalization and related income tax accounting, Retail inventory valuation methodology, Physical inventory observation approaches, Accounting issues related to consigned inventory, Other challenging issues related to inventory accounting

Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference 2024

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Seattle

16.0 Credits

GASB update. Single audit challenges. Fraud schemes affecting local government agencies. Improving accounting and auditing processes.

Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference 2024 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

16.0 Credits

GASB update. Single audit challenges. Fraud schemes affecting local government agencies. Improving accounting and auditing processes.

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