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Cost of Capital Determinations for Business Appraisal WEBINAR

Monday, November 7 10:30am - 11:30am PST

Your Desk

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.

Revenue Recognition: Determining and Allocating the Transaction Price WEBCAST

Monday, November 7 10:30am - 12:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Steps 3 and 4 in the process for revenue recognition, determining the transaction price and allocating the transaction price to performance obligations in the contract.

Defined Benefit Plans: Tax Saving Opportunities WEBCAST

Monday, November 7 11:00am - 1:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Types of defined benefit pension plans. Defined benefit plan selection and design. Contribution and deduction limits and timing. Using combination plan designs to optimize benefits.

Financial Statements for the Simple Business Entity: GAAP and Other Alternatives-Simplifying the Process WEBCAST

Monday, November 7 12:00pm - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Accounting for simple business entities. FRF for SMEs and other alternatives to GAAP. Avoiding the pitfalls and costs of GAAP reporting and disclosure requirements. Documenting accounting decisions to minimize potential liability.

Artificial Intelligence for Accountants WEBINAR

Monday, November 7 12:30pm - 2:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

AI snapshot. AI's multiple implications for the accounting profession. AI case studies. Leading AI categories. Key AI resources and communities online. AI starter strategy for accountants.

Introduction to Sustainability Accounting WEBCAST

Monday, November 7 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

History of Sustainability Accounting. Sustainability Metrics for Industry. Published Sustainability Standards. Roles of Accounting and Other Associations. Integrating Sustainability into Financial Reporting.

Understanding the Form 990 and its Preparation Prerequisites WEBINAR

Monday, November 7 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Overview of the Form 990's design and goals in play upon the Core Form and tack-on Schedules. Address of the definition's key factors that make a third-party organization a "related organization". Exploring the definitions of parties who are to be disclosed as managers at Part VII-A (i.e., as a TDOKE -- a Trustee/Director (TD)/Officer (O)/Key Employee (KE) - or as a High 5) and understanding what is the definition and measure of "reportable compensation". Working with the definitions of "family member" and "independence" as same are used in Parts VI and Schedule L. Applying the definition of "business relationship" as same is used in Part VI. Sequencing of the form's preparation tasks and who to go to for information. Working with the Board of Directors to have them understand what the completed Form 990 conveys to the public/regulators.

Advanced Negotiations: Beyond Getting to Yes WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 8 6:00am - 7:00am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

What happens when you are in a negotiation. Preparing to negotiate. Get your counterpart to solve the problem. Negotiation Jujitsu. Reading your counterpart.

Adobe Acrobat - Increase Your Productivity With PDF Files WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 8 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Navigating Adobe Acrobat DC. Creating PDF files from other applications. Organize PDF files and pages within a PDF. Using the annotation tools to review and markup PDF files. Preparing your PDF for printing. Creating links to pages, files and websites. Securing your PDF files. Searching PDF files. Creating fillable forms. Adobe Acrobat integration with Office 365.

Common Reporting Deficiencies in Government Financial Statements WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 9:30am PST

Your Desk

1.5 Credits

Overview of common deficiencies identified in: Transmittal and MD&A. Calculation of net investment in capital assets. Restricted net position-linkage between fund financial statements to government-wide financial statements. Classification of fund balance under GASB 54. Component unit considerations. Special revenue funds. Notes disclosures. Component units. Fund balance. Revenue stabilization arrangements. Use of internal service fund. Fiduciary fund reporting

Complying with Audit Documentation Requirements WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Proper documentation as a means of audit quality. Factors impacting the nature and extent of documentation. Sample workpaper index and other organization tips. Use of audit programs as a means of audit documentation. Checklist for self-review of workpapers and clearing review notes. Multiple exercises on identifying workpaper deficiencies.

Financial Accounting Standards: GAAP, Codification, Professional Judgment WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Current FASB agenda. GAAP hierarchy. Codification. Overview professional judgment framework.

Tax Planning for Seniors WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Income for seniors: earned and investment. Deductions: bunching, tracing, minimizing. Effect of income tax strategies on an estate plan.

K2's Excel Best Practices WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Design fundamentals. Data impute errors. Excel features. Error-checking.

Tax Collection Defense WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Assessment and attachment rules-tax assessment procedures and attachment of the assessment lien to property, including community property. Tax liens-perfection and priority rules in general and for specific assets and relief from liens. Tax levies and seizures-taxpayer rights and defenses, third party rights. Dealing with the collection officers and representatives. Collection appeals-collection due process (CDP) and other collection appeals. Collection resolutions-offers in compromise, installment agreements, bankruptcy. Judicial actions: collection due process (CDP), injunctions, and IRS suits.

The Best Estate and Financial Planning Topics of 2022 WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

The uncertainty of estate and gift tax planning. Common mistakes made by clients in estate and financial planning. The modern era of domicile-related issues in tax, financial, and estate planning. Issues in charitable planning. The proper use of split-interest trusts. Sophisticated insurance concepts. The need for proper IRA distribution planning. Special planning issues for the older client. "What is next?"

Understanding and Creating an Internal Control System WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

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.

Financial Accounting Standards: A Comprehensive Review WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 8:00am PST - Wednesday, November 9 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

16.0 Credits

Application of professional judgment. Codification, GAAP and the GAAP hierarchy. Recent changes in financial statement presentation. Hot topics in financial reporting and accounting.

Cost of Capital in Business Appraisal in a Post COVID-19 Era WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 8 8:30am - 9:30am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

An exploration of the business valuation resources, cost of capital professional resource. Explanation of the integration of data from multiple sources to the platform. Cost of capital fundamental principles will be covered. An overview of the Duff & Phelps Navigator.

Financial Accounting Standards: Financial Instruments and Fair Value WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 8 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Investments. Consolidation. CECL. Derivatives. Fair value.

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