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2022 Governmental Accounting & Auditing Update WEBCAST

Tuesday, December 27 7:00am - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

GASB pronouncements. Single Audit issues. Yellow Book issues. Audit issues. Pandemic challenges.

Making the Best of Bad Situations WEBCAST

Tuesday, December 27 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Understanding the tax and non-tax issues in divorce. Understanding the tax and non-tax issues in personal bankruptcy, cancellation of debt, foreclosure, repossession, and reporting of bad debts. Understanding the tax and non-tax issues of personal relationship matters, such as living together, property rights, premarital agreements, filing status, exemptions, and dependents. Understanding the support issues for spouses and former spouses. Understanding support issues for children of divorced or separated parents and the tax treatment of back child support. Understanding the business issues involved when the parties to a business break apart. Special issues, such as marital property rules, married versus unmarried tax rate comparisons, head of household status, and treatment of refunds and deficiencies.

Implementing System Changes: Success Planning & Leadership WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 8:30am - 10:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Setting the stage for a successful implementation. Assigning the right resources. Creating and utilizing a project plan. Communicating effectively. Providing post implementation support. Recognizing the wins. Capturing lessons learned.

Business Tax Update: Recent Developments WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 9:30am - 11:30am 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.

Revenue Recognition: Determining and Allocating the Transaction Price WEBCAST

Tuesday, December 27 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Requirements for determining a transaction price. Requirements for allocating a transaction price.

Excel - Using Charts for a Non-Financial Audience WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 10:30am - 12:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Selecting the right chart type. Creating dynamic charts. Choosing data to display as a chart. Customizing charts with all the various chart options. Printing and sharing your charts.

IRS Internet Resources for Accountants WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 12:30pm - 2:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

IRS.gov Overview. Hidden IRS gems. Forms and publications. Electronic filing. Payment systems. Refund tracking. Online tools. Online estimators and calculators. Assistance services. Affordable care act tax provisions. Foreign account tax compliant act. Identity protection and tax fraud alerts. Professional development and accreditation. Tax statistics. Social media. IRS jobs and careers. IRS strategic plan . Third party IRS resources.

Recognizing Revenue When a Performance Obligation has Been Satisfied WEBCAST

Tuesday, December 27 1:00pm - 2:00pm PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Transfer of control performance obligations satisfied at a point in time performance obligations satisfied over time. Measuring progress toward complete satisfaction of a performance obligation.

Intro to Remaining "Most Common" Form 990 Schedules: D & G WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 1:00pm - 3:30pm PST

Your Desk

2.5 Credits

Overview of what comprises a "fundraising event or sale". Explanation of the low receipt thresholds by which Schedule G's Parts II (fundraising events and sales) and III (gaming) are invoked. How Schedule G's Part II amplifies summary data inputted on Part VIII, Lines 1c, 8a and 8b. Review of what constitutes gaming activity. Noting the underlying three tax issues that gaming activities implicate: potential unrelated business income tax, unmet payroll tax if volunteer worker/contractor status is improperly claimed, and wagering excise taxes. Discussion of what makes a provider a "professional fundraiser" and what information filers are responsible to report in Schedule G's Part I related to their use. Explanation of the entirety of Schedule D "triggers" employed upon the 990's Core Form Part IV. Highlighting the common potholes Schedule D preparers face.

Bitcoin Fundamentals - What Every CPA Should Know WEBINAR

Tuesday, December 27 1:30pm - 4:30pm PST

Your Desk

3.0 Credits

The evolution of money: barter, gold, paper, digital, cryptocurrency. Bitcoin defined: technology, currency, payment system, store of value. How Bitcoin works: origin, network, nodes, miners, transactions. Participating in the Bitcoin network: procuring, spending, accepting and storing Bitcoin. Introduction to Ethereum, a substantial alternative to Bitcoin. Income tax implications of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Analysis of the current market value of Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices WEBINAR

Wednesday, December 28 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.

Financial & Tax Accounting for S Corporations & Partnerships WEBINAR

Wednesday, December 28 6:00am - 2:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Review the Accounting Standards Codification, OCBOA/Special Purpose Frameworks, and AICPA financial reporting framework and their application to partnerships, LLCs and S corporations. Financial accounting issues arising from changes in ownership. Financial vs. tax accounting for partnership/LLC capital accounts. Section 704(b) substantial economic effect rules and their relation to financial accounting. The integration of financial accounting with Forms 1065 and 1120S. Financial accounting basis for ownership interests vs. tax accounting basis for ownership interests. Deferred tax accounting for partnerships/LLCs and S corporations. Financial accounting for the operations of a partnership/LLC. Financial accounting impact of the C to S election and the S to C election. Financial and tax accounting for S corporation shareholder equity and partner capital accounts. Financial vs. tax accounting for loans to and from S corporations and their shareholders.

Accounting Update - Hot Topics for Current Period Financials WEBINAR

Wednesday, December 28 6:30am - 8:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

U.S. GAAP accounting standards updates that have recent or current period effective dates. Other relevant matters, including highlights or significant changes related to international standards.

2022 Special Purpose Frameworks: The Artist Formerly Known as OCBOA WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 7:00am - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Cash basis. Tax basis. Regulatory basis, contractual basis, and the AICPA's Financial Reporting Framework for Small and Medium-Sized Entities.

Financial Accounting Standards: GAAP, Codification, Professional Judgment WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

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

Unrelated Business Income Tax Fundamentals WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 10:30am PST

Your Desk

2.5 Credits

Definition of unrelated business. Unrelated business income tax: origins, exclusions, modifications and exceptions. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Changes and Final regulations, as well as relevant CARES Act and American Rescue Plan provisions. Special rules for advertising, bingo and trade shows. Debt financed income issues. Alternative investments. Filing requirements, including lessons learned from the past tax season. State UBIT filings and other federal filings relating to foreign investments.

2022 Rules, Regulations, and Ethics for CPAs in Washington by Thomas Neill (A WA Requirement) WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

This course covers the Public Accountancy Act, along with the related Rules and Policies of the Washington State Board of Accountancy with specific application of RCWs and WACs to the practice of public accounting in the state of Washington. We will also review major provisions of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

Estate Planning: A Comprehensive Overview WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Intestate succession and probate proceedings. Holding title to assets. Lifetime asset transfers and testamentary asset transfers planning. Structures to avoid or minimize transfer taxes. Living trusts, including A-B and A-B-C, life insurance trusts, terminating irrevocable trusts, using trust protectors.

Pricing on Purpose: The Eight Steps to Implementing Value Pricing WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

First and second law of pricing and how they influence your pricing decisions. How the anchoring and framing effects influence pricing. What and how people buy. Handling price objections. Proper project management. Facilitating a pricing after action review. Importance of price psychology and emotions. Why your firm should offer a value guarantee. How hourly billing is a suboptimal pricing strategy.

Retirement Advising: Accumulation and Decumulation Strategies WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 28 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

The downside of traditional retirement asset accumulation strategies. Threats to a successful retirement. Holistic retirement planning: how personal goals integrate with tax, estate, risk, and investment management principles. Matching investment assets with the appropriate retirement plan and distribution strategy. Review the provisions of the SECURE Act and how they will impact retirement planning.

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