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Criminal Tax For Accountants WEBINAR

Friday, December 9 6:00am - 8:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Basic tax crimes. Investigatory techniques. Privilege issues. Tax loss issues.

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 6:00am - 9:30am PST

Your Desk

3.5 Credits

Differences between AI, ML and DL. Benefits of Artificial Intelligence. AI applications and capabilities and how it drives a competitive advantage. Explanation of the importance of data in AI applications. Industry drivers and real-world examples of AI.

Power BI - Analyze Your Data With Excel Pivot Tables WEBINAR

Friday, December 9 6:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

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

Accounting in the Wild Wild West of COVID-19 WEBINAR

Friday, December 9 6:30am - 8:30am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Risk assessment. PPP Loans. Pandemic-related accounting pronouncements. Learning to be an auditor in a pandemic environment. Financial statement disclosures. Exploring liquidity options. Accounting tools and techniques for supporting managerial decisions. Other current events as appropriate.

2022 Living With the New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 7:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

The current and planned requirements for CMMC. The relationship between CMMC and other compliance requirements. The two components of CMMC: implementation and third-party assessment. Types of entities that may be subject to CMMC requirements and the types of organizations available to assist in meeting those requirements. Steps that your organization (or your clients) can take now or may in the future be required to take to address CMMC. Potential expansion of CMMC-type requirements beyond the defense industrial base.

A CPA's Guide to Living With the New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification and Crypto Currency WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 7:00am - 3:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

The current and planned requirements for CMMC. The relationship between CMMC and other compliance requirements. The two components of CMMC: implementation and third-party assessment. Types of entities that may be subject to CMMC requirements and the types of organizations available to assist in meeting those requirements. Steps that your organization (or your clients) can take now or may in the future be required to take to address CMMC. Potential expansion of CMMC-type requirements beyond the defense industrial base. History of cryptocurrencies. Forms of Cryptocurrency. Trading Crypto how to. Fiat vs non-fiat currency. Balance sheet considerations. Fraud risks and regulatory enforcement trends. Legislative update. Advising clients on Crypto.

Cost Identification and Management WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 9:00am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Accounting practices. Model building. Break-even analysis. Identifying cost trends.

Investments Planning in this Unprecedented Time: Is it Time to Abandon Traditional Policies and Go in a Different

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Understanding, and assessing risk and return, investment vehicles, and designing an asset allocation portfolio in today's environment for different stages of life.

Washington Taxation for Service Businesses With Mark Hugh WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 10:00am PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Explore B&O tax basics for service businesses, includable gross income, deductions, reimbursements, inter-state apportionment, credits, and local B&O taxes.

Digital Currency Revolutions: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

What is money and why cryptocurrencies matter. What is the blockchain and how its use is changing how business verifies transactions and values. How is cryptocurrency audited. What are the IRS rules relating to Bitcoin. Current update as to whether Bitcoin is moving towards money or will it remain viewed as property. Bitcoin alternatives, ICOs and their future global footprint.

Audit Standards Update: Clarifying Risk Assessment WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Assessing the risk of material misstatement. Mandatory risk assessment procedures. Evaluating internal controls. Responding to risk assessment with appropriate audit procedures. Complying with revised and expanded documentation requirements.

Best Practices for Tax Income and Expense Recognition WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Cash receipts and disbursements method of accounting, including history. Cash method limitations, including tax shelters per IRC Sec. 448(d)(3), 461(I)(3) and 1256(e)(3). Cash method by small businesses, including Revenue Procedures 2001-10 and 2002-28 NAICS codes. Accrual of income and expenses, including history. Economic Performance and Recurring Item Exception, IRC Sec. 461(h). Deferral of Certain Advance Payments (Revenue Procedure 2004-34). Changes made to the above by the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Passive Activity Losses (PAL): Comprehensive WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Historical review of tax shelters and the government's reaction over two decades. Overview of the four loss limitation rules and how the PAL rules interact with the other limitations. Definition of a PAL including a detailed review of the 7 determining factors contained in the Treasury. Regulations with a review of several recent court decisions that interpret this regulation. How PALs can be utilized by an individual taxpayer. How the activity grouping rules work including planning considerations on how to make the determination. Review of the active real estate rental loss provision. Determine how to qualify as a real estate professional and the ramifications that this status has on the ability of an individual to utilize losses. Learn the six Nonshelterable Passive Activity (NOPA) rules that act as anti-abuse rules to the PAL rules. Discuss how the PAL rules impact tax credits. Learn how the PAL rules impact other key tax provisions. Discuss tax elections and planning techniques associated with PALs.

Preparing Form 706: The Federal Estate Tax Return WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Filing requirements, new forms and IRS return review procedures. Estate tax return terminology. Action steps upon receipt of the engagement to prepare Form 706. Obtaining transcripts of the decedent's gift tax reporting history. New procedures with closing letters. Introduction to each schedule and page on the return. When to use or eschew simplified reporting while making DSUEA elections. Integration of income tax basis consistency rules with the Form 706. QTIP elections with otherwise bypass/credit-shelter trusts. Identify common practitioner errors arising with over-stated marital deductions and how to correctly report the taxable estate. Practice forms to attach to the estate tax return. Marital deduction elections. GST treatment on Schedule R and its integration with the marital deduction reporting on Schedule M. 2022: New rulings and deadline for obtaining copies of prior estate tax returns while they remain available from the IRS. Practice tips for penalty avoidance. Reporting elections: Sec. 6166, QTIP, reverse QTIP, QDOT, alternate value and Sec. 2032A.

Tax Research Skills WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 8:00am - 4:00pm PST

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Primary and secondary sources of authority. Research methodologies. Online and electronic tax research services. Evaluating and communicating tax research results.

Cash Management - Strategies and Execution WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 9:30am - 10:30am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Cash management. Working capital policies. Financing. Planning and monitoring.

Managing Through the Business Cycle WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 10:00am - 11:00am PST

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Tools, techniques, practices and Examples to help improve an organization preparing accurate forecasts. Monitoring key economic variables. Improving an organization's overall value chain.

Complying with Audit Documentation Requirements WEBINAR

Friday, December 9 10:00am - 12:00pm 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.

Designing a Work Program for our Financial Planning Practice WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Cash flow management and budgeting planning for insurance. Investing income tax.

Steps to Stop External Fraud WEBCAST

Friday, December 9 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Types of external fraud. Considerations as organizations work to reduce fraud risk. External fraud and known parties/External fraud unknown perpetrators.

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