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Change: Embrace & Enjoy - It Is Inevitable WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 22 12:30pm - 2:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Examples of how the rate of change has morphed over time. Examples of the many changes in accounting. How to enhance your adaptability so you can thrive in a world of change.

Resolving Payroll Tax Debts WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 22 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

The basics of resolving an outstanding payroll tax debt. Handling personal liability for owners and key employees. Issues pursuant to the trust fund recovery penalty.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Fraud in Schools WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 22 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

School fraud. Fraud risk factors. Fraud triangle. Types and examples of school fraud.

QuickBooks DESKTOP- Monthly Closeouts and Year-End Cleanups WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 22 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Examine the process of closing out the accounting financials every month in your QuickBooks Desktop version and why this practice can make life so much easier at the end of the year. Learn the beginning steps to evaluate, close out, and clean up QuickBooks files monthly and at year-end for accurate reporting and tax return preparation. Identify why substantiating the numbers in QuickBooks on both the Profit & Loss Statement, as well as the Balance Sheet, can ensure an accurate tax return that will stand up against an IRS audit.

I want the TRUTH: Preparing to be an Expert Witness WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 22 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST

Your Desk

1.5 Credits

Rules of civil and criminal procedure. Applicable standards. Testifying basics. Cross-examination techniques.

Was It Fraud or Just Poor Audit Quality? WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 22 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST

Your Desk

1.5 Credits

Financial statement manipulation. Auditor conflicts of interest.

Communication Skills for Introverts WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 6:00am - 8:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

The five areas to improve your communication that will be presented are: Listening. Writing. Understanding your audience. Virtual communication. Non-verbal Communication.

Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 6:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Trends in financial statement closings including the quick close, soft close and virtual close. Review and discuss information systems' headaches that slow you down. Work through examples of close cycle "time killers" and how to resolve them. Get inventory and cost of sales under control. Identify the improvement projects that will yield the biggest benefit. Review what leading edge finance managers are doing to close more quickly.

Tax Season Update for Business with Steve Dilley WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 6:30am - 10:30am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

2021/22 legislative developments, cases and rulings impacting various business entity taxpayers. Detailed discussion of the partnership and S corporation Schedule K-1 changes. Business income, deductions and credits. Travel expense reporting. Section 199A update and business losses. Depreciation update: Section 179 and 168(k). S Corporation and partnership update.

Risk, Cost, and Cash Management for Controllers and Financial Managers WEBCAST

Wednesday, November 23 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Techniques and ideas to establish and maintain an effective organization. Examples of successful and failed companies as a source of learning. Identification of broad measures that provide insights into the direction of the economy. Practical ideas to improve forecasting. Framework and methods to uncover and manage risk.

Program Services & Governance: Form 990 Parts III & VI WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 8:00am - 10:30am PST

Your Desk

2.5 Credits

Part III's mandated disclosures with respect to the "largest three" programs conducted in the filing period. Handling public relations needs when the size measures for "largest three" result in omission of a 'top 3' program. Function of Part III as an ongoing updating of the filer's listing of all activities being performed as of the tax year being reported upon. Properly reporting upon new or changed programmatic efforts and appropriate reporting on program cessation. Function (and methodology) of Part VI, with emphasis on its six most important inquiries. Role of Schedule O in providing mandated narration of governance practices inquired of in Part VI. Common 'foot-faults' in answering Part VI's key questions.

False Tax Returns: Why CPAs and Their Clients Go to Prison WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 10:30am - 12:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

How the IRS catches bad return preparers. The difference between simple mistakes and criminal acts. What to do if your client is being investigated for tax crimes. How to protect yourself if you are accused of preparing false tax returns.

IRS Exams with Indications of Fraud WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 11:00am - 1:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

How to handle an audit where there are indications of fraud by the taxpayer the IRS has not found, yet. Navigating issues involved including associated problems. Clarity on involving attorneys.

Excel - Auditing Your Spreadsheets for Maximum Accuracy WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 12:00pm - 2:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Proofing techniques. Excel Auditing Tools. Using the Data Validation feature. Techniques to cross-foot and validate your spreadsheets.

Introduction to the Not-for-Profit Industry WEBINAR

Wednesday, November 23 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Unique accounting and financial reporting. Restricted assets: what are they and how do we work with them? Tax exemption requirements and reporting.

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) - Implications for Practitioners WEBINAR

Saturday, November 26 6:00am - 7:00am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

The underlying technology and components of NFTs, including how these tokens were developed, recent headlines around these tokens, and accounting implications that have arisen. The valuation, tax, and custody issues connected to NFTs. Discussion around smart contracts- the blockchain application that underpins NFTs- including the accounting issues connected to these contracts. External resources provided to provide attendees with additional content and practical advice.

Excel - Fundamentals, Data Entry and Basic Formulas WEBINAR

Saturday, November 26 6:00am - 8:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Review of the Excel interface. Basic data entry tasks using the fill command, range selection and copy & paste. Basics to creating formulas (absolute/relative reference, auto-computer, functions).

Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants WEBINAR

Monday, November 28 6:00am - 8:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

The math literacy barrier. The financial literacy barrier. What to say and how to say it. Communicating ideas graphically.

CPA Crossings Technology Trends Update WEBINAR

Monday, November 28 6:00am - 2:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Emerging mega technologies, what they are and potential applications. State of the cloud computing market and working remotely. The explosive growth in Internet of Things (IoT). Big data, data analytics and KPI dashboards, the new frontier for CPAs. Automation through artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA). Blockchain technology: the new data storage model. Digital and crypto currencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum and more. Current state of cloud based software - financial, ERP, workflow and personal productivity applications. Update on personal technology devices. A peek into the Metaverse.

Beginners Guide To Decentralized Finance (DeFi) WEBINAR

Monday, November 28 7:00am - 9:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

A working understanding of Billion Dollar DeFi ecosystem. Tech empowered rewards. Landmines of risks. Resources to stay ahead of the next disruption in finance. Live Q&A.

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