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Measuring Audit Risks WEBCAST

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Your Desk

3.0 Credits

The planning process - When it starts and when it ends. Determining the audit objectives. The importance of the nature, timing and extent of the audit process. The importance of professional skepticism. The preliminary engagement activities. Documentation of audit risk. Determining materiality.

Nonprofit A&A Standards Update and New Developments WEBCAST

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Pledges and contributions Restrictions and conditions. Special concerns with governmental funding. Donated goods and services. Special events. Revenues earned through sales and services to customers.

Prevention and Detection of Fraud In Small Businesses WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

The importance of the control environment. The three most common behavioral red flags exhibited by perpetrators. Why it is much more cost effective to prevent fraud than it is to detect fraud. The reason why the small business owner/auditor should think about how they would steal. Who steals and why. Common myths about stealing that are not true. Understanding the concept of risk management.

Advanced ChatGPT for Accountants WEBINAR

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Introduction to ChatGPT and its applications in accounting. custom instructions for persistent context in financial conversations. Analyzing financial statements and news releases using ChatGPT. Exploring business opportunities through hyper-local and sectoral analysis. Advanced data analysis for financial comparisons and capital asset audits. Image analysis for asset, space, and user interface design. Voice interaction with ChatGPT for enhanced user experience and accessibility.

The Impact of ESG Matters on Financial Reporting and Audits WEBINAR

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Overview of the impact environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters have on the financial world. Evolving guidance from the AICPA and other stand-setters related to ESG matters. Risks of material misstatement in financial statements and related disclosures emerging from ESG matters.

Forensic Accounting WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Forensic accounting. Family law. Business valuations. Economic damages. Fraud. Financial investigations.

Tax Aspects of Stock Investing WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Active and passive investing. Dividend-paying stocks, value stocks, and the net investment income tax. Favorable capital gain strategies and the netting process. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs), stock options, and straddles.

Tax Planning Based on Form 1040 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Deciphering the intricacies of health care regulations. Maximizing the potential of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Navigating the intricacies of the Alternative Minimum Tax and developing tailored strategies. Unveiling the nuanced deployment of Roth IRAs. Grasping the pivotal role of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in effective tax planning. Exploring innovative techniques and strategies utilizing Section 529 plans. Designing tax-effective solutions for small business proprietors. Crafting strategies for comprehensive retirement planning. Strategically shifting income to children, reevaluating existing strategies. Seamlessly integrating strategic estate planning with income tax optimization.

Employment Law 101 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Title VII. Americans With Disabilities Act. Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Family Medical Leave Act. Fair Labor Standards Act. Equal Pay Act. National Labor Relations Act. Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Triple Your Memory, Prevent Dementia and Halve Your Stress - Part 1 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Why the brain can remember some things a hundred times better than others. Why we typically forget names and faces, and what can be done about it. How our emotions follow the motion of our body, and how that can be used to instill instant confidence. How to tap into a completely relaxed and/or confident state of mind in 10 seconds or less using advanced hypnotic conditioning and Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques. How to prevent dementia and brain "fog" using specific supplements and exercise. How to stay motivated to use the methods outlined in this course to advance your career and achieve a higher quality of life. How to use the concept of constant learning to help you maintain a balanced and fulfilling.

Recruit. Retain. Engage. Mastering LinkedIn for HR Success WEBINAR

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

How to proactively find, identify, and connect with new candidates from various sources within LinkedIn. Best practices for organically attracting candidates to your company and team. Strategic talent networking opportunities. Essential considerations of employee advocacy and brand building using LinkedIn. Retention strategies such as promoting a positive work environment and expanding employee recognition and engagement strategies.

2023 Compliance Update on Arbitration Agreements, Severance Agreements, Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Agreements WEBC

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Federal laws providing greater visibility of sexual harassment and sexual assault claims. Agency rulings curtailing confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in agreements.

WSCPA Retain & Reign Tour and Luncheon - Seattle/Bellevue/Everett

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Seattle

2.5 Credits

Strategies for staff retention. Insights on professional trends. Building resilient teams. Avoiding pitfalls.

Income Tax Planning for Bond Investments WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Active versus passive investing. Taxable, tax-exempt, and deferred-tax bonds and the net investment income tax. The tax treatment of bonds purchased at a discount or premium. Bond swap and U.S. Savings Bond strategies.

Triple Your Memory, Prevent Dementia and Halve Your Stress - Part 2 WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

How our emotions follow the motion of our body, and how that can be used to instill instant confidence. How to tap into a completely relaxed and/or confident state of mind in 10 seconds or less using advanced hypnotic conditioning and Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques. How to stay motivated to use the methods outlined in this course to advance your career and achieve a higher quality of life. How to use the concept of constant learning to help you maintain a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

Are Those Independent Contractors Really Independent Contractors? WEBCAST

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Classification of workers as employees or independent contractors.

Top Employment Tools to Protect Your Business and Recommend to Business Clients WEBCAST

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Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Arbitration agreements. Confidentiality agreements. Restrictive covenants. Training. Severance agreements.

Common Audit and Financial Reporting Deficiencies in State and Local Governments WEBCAST

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Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Financial statement preparation. Common mistakes made in preparing financial statements. GASB financial statement preparation standards.

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.

Identifying, Evaluating and Solving Financial Planning Issues WEBCAST

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Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Cash flow management and budgeting. Insurance. Investments. Education. Income tax. Retirement. Estate planning. Closely-held business owners. Marriage, cohabitation and divorce

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