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Auditing Impairment of Long-Lived Assets WEBINAR

Thursday, February 23 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Indicators of impairment. Steps to recoverability testing for long-lived assets held and used. Grouping assets held and used. Allocating impairment loss and disclosures. Testing indefinite-lived intangibles for impairment, including goodwill. Valuation techniques for determining a reporting unit's fair value.

Advanced Management Skills WEBCAST

Friday, February 24 6:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Leadership styles. Change management. Understanding social styles. Developing high performance employees.

How SAS Nos. 134-145 Improve Risk-Based Audits WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 6:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Key changes to audit report elements intended to improve the understandability of the nature and results of financial statement audits. Enhanced required by-product communications with management and those charged with governance to promote more reliable financial statements. Clarifications related to obtaining sufficient and appropriate audit evidence, including significant unusual transactions, related parties, going concern uncertainty, and accounting estimates. New definitions and requirements related to identifying and evaluating risks of material misstatement. Other important matters contained in SAS Nos. 134-145.

Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 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.

The IRS Collection Process WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 6:30am - 8:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Review of the IRS collection process. IRS enforcement. Collection alternatives to resolve an outstanding tax debt.

Comprehensive Accounting and Financial Reporting Update WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

CECL for nonfinancial institutions. Accounting for Paycheck Protection Program loans. Accounting for web-hosting services. Revenue recognition. Leases. FASB projects in progress.

Onboarding: Apply Project Management Techniques WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

How to apply project management to onboarding strategies. Various steps to onboarding.

How Machines Are Coming Alive and Ruling the World WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 9:30am - 11:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? . IoT in action. IoT Economic impacts. How IoT will impact accountants. Structured vs. unstructured data: The new accounting frontier. Leading IoT challenges and risks. Emerging IoT business models for accountants. How to monetize IoT. IoT starter strategy. IoT case studies.

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

Friday, February 24 10:30am - 1:00pm 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.

Analyzing Financial Statements WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 11:00am - 1:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Balance sheet analysis. Income statement analysis. Cash flow statement analysis. Clues in the notes and MD&A. Industry nuances.

Office 365 Teams App - Optimizing Your Setup & Configuration WEBINAR

Friday, February 24 11:00am - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Defining your teams and channel structure - best practices. Step-by-step guide on how to create and manage teams and channels. How to organize your Teams navigation panel. Configuring your notification settings. Connecting Teams to external apps. Understanding how Teams integrates with SharePoint, OneNote and Planner apps. Tracking your Teams app usage analytics. Archiving and deleting Teams and related content.

Covered Expatriates-The Exit Tax and Beyond WEBCAST

Friday, February 24 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Exit tax. Expatriate filing requirements. Post-expatriation.

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

Friday, February 24 12:30pm - 2:30pm 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.

Compilations, Reviews, and Audits: How They Differ WEBINAR

Saturday, February 25 6:30am - 7:30am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Review of differences of compilation, review and audit engagements. Compare and contrast major considerations of each type of engagement. Provide practical tips and strategies. Professional standards that govern each type of engagement.

Becoming a Fraud Investigator WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 6:00am - 8:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Core concepts of fraud. Common workplace fraud schemes. Red flags of occupational fraud. Evaluating fraud tips. Skills of a fraud investigator. Planning the fraud investigation. Budgets, fees, and engagement letters.

CPA Crossings Technology Trends Update WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 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.

Power BI - Share Your Data Analysis using PowerBI.com WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 7:00am - 9:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

A tour of the PowerBI.com interface. Sharing data with Power Pivot and Power BI Desktop. Creating visualizations and turning them into dashboards. Sharing visualizations and dashboards with others.

Long-Term Care Insurance: Make the Switch WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 7:30am - 8:30am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

The need to fund for long-term care in America. Client's attitudes and misconceptions. Innovative long-term care solutions and funding.

Business Tax Update: Recent Developments WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 10:30am - 12:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

2021/22 legislation impacting business taxpayers. Extenders legislation update. Meals and entertainment expense reporting. Partnership and S corporation update. Income and deductions.

Excel - Using PivotTables for Data Analysis WEBINAR

Monday, February 27 11:00am - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

The advantages of PivotTable for Data Analysis. Step-by-Step PivotTable creation. Creating PivotCharts.

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