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Surgent's Real Estate Taxation: Critical Considerations

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Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

This course is a 'deep dive' into many aspects involving the taxation of real estate for the mid-level practitioner moving into this complex area. You will deepen your understanding of the complex considerations and strategies that individuals must navigate in acquiring, operating, and selling real estate. You will leave the course able to navigate critical issues associated with the relevant returns and plan strategically for your company or clients. We will discuss in detail the impact that recent tax changes have had on the real estate industry, as well as new credits that are available after the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

In this continually revised course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most recent enacted legislation and IRS guidance, as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward planning considerations. This update course is designed for all practitioners, both those working in public accounting as well as those in private industry, who need the latest information on tax changes. Please Note: Due to content overlap, it is recommended that this course NOT be taken together with BITU.

Tax Accounting Considerations Applicable to the Cannabis Industry 2024

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $49

This course will highlight tax accounting considerations such as ASC 740 application to the GAAP and tax treatment of various property, plant and equipment including measuring and recognizing timing difference impacts on the tax accrual and related footnotes. ASC 740 application of preparing or reviewing the current tax payable calculation of permanent and temporary differences by being aware of cost of goods sold and selling, general and administrative expenses will be discussed. We'll discuss asset acquisition or business combination in relation to PPA accounting, as well as differing tax positions between the audited financial statement and tax returns. Considerations around the more-likely-than-non-standard vs reasonable basis will be covered.

Internal Controls: Strengthen Security, Efficiency, and Employee Conduct 2024

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Virtual

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

Business leaders often view an internal control system as a security measure. However, a well-designed system can also drive entity objectives. Learn to design a robust and well-supported system, leveraging years of experience and key concepts from authoritative pronouncements and frameworks. Explore strategies to address new business challenges, including evolving markets, rapid changes in business, and increasing governmental and industry-based regulation. This course is for anyone working with internal controls.

US International Taxation and Transfer Pricing in the Cannabis Industry 2024

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $49

This course will discuss key US international tax and Transfer Pricing (TP) issues that we have often seen in the Cannabis industry, along with structure planning ideas.

Inventory Accounting in the Cannabis Industry 2024

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $49

This course will cover GAAP COGS for Cannabis companies and various costing models. Financial statement requirements will also be discussed.

Surgent's Critical Issues Involving Taxation of Construction Contractors

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Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

Many consider taxation of construction contractors to be the most complex area of the Internal Revenue Code. Probably no other industry has so many elections and considerations that need to be considered and made in order to reduce or defer amounts owed. In this course, we will highlight these areas and discuss potential opportunities for practitioners and their clients. We will also discuss the impact of more recent legislation on construction taxation, including changes to net operating losses and the AMT rules. This is a critical presentation "tailor-made" for CPAs who either work for or represent construction contractors.

Cannabis Tax Controversy & IRS Update 2024

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $49

This course will provide guidance and advice on handling IRS Cannabis tax examinations for businesses engaged in the industry. The panel will discuss the process and procedures for gathering requested documents and the requirements on obtaining installment agreement approvals.

Surgent's Weekly Expert Hour

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Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

As financial and tax professionals well know, information overload is a constant struggle we face because things change quickly, and the sheer number of changes being made on a daily basis is enormous. Of great importance to small and medium tax and advisory firms is differentiating between changes that are relevant to our practice and our clients and changes that are new but totally irrelevant. Distinguishing between the two is difficult and time-consuming. Mike Tucker and a team of experts are pleased to present a weekly series designed to eliminate the clutter and get you what you need to stay up-to-date and perform for your clients. Mike and his co-presenters will dispense news on current events impacting taxes, finance, and industry. The subject matter will differ each week and intermittently include topics such as Social Security and Medicare. The panelists will discuss personal and corporate tax matters as well as other late-breaking news related to practitioners' personal finances and those of their clients. Every financial professional will benefit from this series. This is a cost-effective way for accountants to fulfill their compulsory continuing education because this weekly series will include almost 40 one-hour presentations. Sign up today - your clients and your bottom line will thank you.

Ethical Considerations in Working with Cannabis

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

This session will explore the ethical considerations CPAs and CPA firms should be cognizant of when considering services to the state legal, regulated cannabis industry. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Revenue Recognition for Private Entities 2024

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Virtual

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

Revenue involves significant risks that warrant special consideration during audits. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new standard-"Revenue from Contracts with Customers" that replaces most industry-specific revenue recognition requirements in US GAAP. A new principles-based, five-step revenue recognition model now applies. Recent disclosures of qualitative and quantitative information, significant judgments, and changes in judgments are also required. New systems, processes, and controls may be needed. Poor design or implementation may pose heightened risks of material misstatement, including those due to fraud.

Surgent's Government and Nonprofit Frauds and Controls to Stop Them

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Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

George Washington once wrote, "We ought not to look back, unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear bought experience." The cost of fraud, dearly paid by governments and nonprofits, is too severe not to learn and profit from. In this course, we will look back at real-world government and nonprofit frauds and derive useful controls to stop them. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of fraud and anti-fraud controls to both auditors and industry professionals.

Surgent's Annual Accounting and Auditing Update

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a comprehensive review of recent standard-setting activities of the FASB and AICPA. In addition to providing a detailed review of SAS No. 145, this course will bring you up to date on FASB and AICPA standards issued over the past few years. The course also provides many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. In addition to a financial accounting update, the course will discuss what you will need to do differently as you adopt new audit standards 142-149 over the next few years, including a detailed review of the new audit requirements under SAS 142. The course will also cover the key changes related to SSARS No. 25. Finally, the course reviews the AICPA's quality management project. In summary, the course is your go-to source for all things A&A and will prepare you for your upcoming engagements throughout the rest of the year.

K2's Safeguarding Taxpayer Data - A Guide For Your Required Security Plan

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Combatting today's cybercriminals takes everyone working together. The Internal Revenue Service works with state tax agencies and the tax industry to fight these 21st-century identity thieves. Unfortunately, data thefts at tax professionals' offices are on the rise. Online providers also must follow the six security and privacy standards in Publication 1345, Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Individual Income Tax Returns. In addition, you fall under the PTIN and 4557 mandates if you prepare tax returns. Learn how to fulfill your obligations by participating in this session.

Google Sheets for Accountants

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

This course provides a concise overview of Google Sheets, a cloud-based spreadsheet application by Google. Similar to Excel, the tool allows users to enter numbers, apply formulas, prepare graphs, create charts, use pivot tables and more. While Excel is the default tool and industry standard for most accountants, Sheets has many underrated capabilities which are clearly superior to Excel. These include online collaboration, team communications, mobility, version control, revision history, cloud storage, translation, Google integration, and scores of third-party add-ons. You'll walk away knowing how to use a whole new array of spreadsheet features not found in Excel that can boost your analytical powers and accelerate your financial workflow. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

In this continually revised course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most recent enacted legislation and IRS guidance, as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward planning considerations. This update course is designed for all practitioners, both those working in public accounting as well as those in private industry, who need the latest information on tax changes. Please Note: Due to content overlap, it is recommended that this course NOT be taken together with BITU.

Surgent's Weekly Expert Hour

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Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

As financial and tax professionals well know, information overload is a constant struggle we face because things change quickly, and the sheer number of changes being made on a daily basis is enormous. Of great importance to small and medium tax and advisory firms is differentiating between changes that are relevant to our practice and our clients and changes that are new but totally irrelevant. Distinguishing between the two is difficult and time-consuming. Mike Tucker and a team of experts are pleased to present a weekly series designed to eliminate the clutter and get you what you need to stay up-to-date and perform for your clients. Mike and his co-presenters will dispense news on current events impacting taxes, finance, and industry. The subject matter will differ each week and intermittently include topics such as Social Security and Medicare. The panelists will discuss personal and corporate tax matters as well as other late-breaking news related to practitioners' personal finances and those of their clients. Every financial professional will benefit from this series. This is a cost-effective way for accountants to fulfill their compulsory continuing education because this weekly series will include almost 40 one-hour presentations. Sign up today - your clients and your bottom line will thank you.

Surgent's Industry Accountant Key Performance Metrics

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $279

This course will explore some of the most essential tools for measuring financial and operational success, as well as improving results. Appendices will be provided to give students hands-on applicable materials that can be utilized after completion of the course.

Surgent's Ethics for the Industry Accountant

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Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $179

While ethics training is required by many states, the true value of the CPA license is in understanding how critically important ethical behavior is to our customers, our firms, and the public. This course will explore the basic tenets of ethical behavior and use case studies to explore ethical dilemmas in various companies and organizations with a focus on dilemmas that may face CPAs in the industry.

Surgent's Annual Accounting and Auditing Update

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a comprehensive review of recent standard-setting activities of the FASB and AICPA. In addition to providing a detailed review of SAS No. 145, this course will bring you up to date on FASB and AICPA standards issued over the past few years. The course also provides many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. In addition to a financial accounting update, the course will discuss what you will need to do differently as you adopt new audit standards 142-149 over the next few years, including a detailed review of the new audit requirements under SAS 142. The course will also cover the key changes related to SSARS No. 25. Finally, the course reviews the AICPA's quality management project. In summary, the course is your go-to source for all things A&A and will prepare you for your upcoming engagements throughout the rest of the year.