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2024 Annual Update for Governments & Not-for-Profits

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Virtual

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $239

We kick off this course with a look at the GASB standards that are effective this year including GASB 100, Accounting Changes and Error Corrections and GASB 101, Compensated Absences. We then move to the NFP side of the house with a look at the Accounting Standard Updates issued by the FASB that impacts nonprofit entities. Following that, we review the work of the Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC) and the projects they advise the FASB on. After the break, we will conduct a deeper dive into Yellow Book and Single Audit engagements. The course closes with a look at the significant changes in the 2024 Compliance Supplement, the changes to the Uniform Guidance and the common deficiencies identified by the federal agencies and peer reviewers. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

SUBSCRIPTION: Advanced Managerial Skills for Auditors

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Virtual

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $149

*** This subscription includes four individual sessions for a total of 8 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the four courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** This subscription consists of an 8-hour audit skills curriculum for managers, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has responsibilities for interacting with others. This series covers advanced management skills and proper engagement techniques to deliver success for your team.

SUBSCRIPTION: Investigating Fraud

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Virtual

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $149

*** This subscription includes four individual sessions for a total of 8 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the four courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** This series is comprised of the most practical fraud investigation courses you will ever take. Rather than learning only the theory of fraud, you will learn how a forensic accountant actually investigates fraud from the beginning to the end. We focus on forensic accounting techniques used in the field to prove what happened, who was involved, how much money was stolen, and where the money went. Each course is a stand-alone class that may be taken individually, but for comprehensive instruction on completing a fraud investigation from start to finish, take all four.

Surgent's Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations: Engagement Performance and Annual Update

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Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $299

Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of applying SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, as well as the additional guidance related to SSARS engagements through the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22-26 by the ARSC. In addition to SSARS 26, the entire suite of quality management standards is discussed. However, knowing the standards is not enough. You need to be able to effectively apply them. To support this, the course will review recent peer review feedback on SSARS engagements, providing insights on how to successfully apply this guidance. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARS requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform these types of engagements. This course is intended to be your go-to reference for training your staff and managing your SSARS No. 21-26 services in compliance with professional, ethical, and technical requirements.

SUBSCRIPTION: Microsoft 365 Digital Skills Series for CPAs

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Virtual

9.00 Credits

Member Price: $199

*** This subscription includes four individual sessions for a total of 9 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the four courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** Join us for a 4-course subscription featuring John Higgins, a renowned technology advisor to the CPA profession, who has assisted many firms with Microsoft 365 deployment. Discover how to leverage the M365 suite of apps to unlock new efficiencies and opportunities within your firm. Don't miss this chance to supercharge your practice with cutting-edge tools! Whether you are a solo practitioner or larger firm, this series will provide you with an ROI many times greater than your investment to attend.

SUBSCRIPTION: Payroll Essentials

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Virtual

12.00 Credits

Member Price: $249

*** This subscription includes six individual sessions for a total of 12 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the six courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** Payroll is among the most common tasks an employer undertakes while running their business. At its most basic level, payroll consists of an agreement between an employer and employee related to compensation for services. Once you look under the hood, there is so much more to payroll, including various kinds of compensation, payroll taxes and required reporting on government forms. Strengthen your expertise in providing client payroll services with one of the nation's foremost authorities, and a practitioner herself, Elizabeth Bystrom.

SUBSCRIPTION: Getting Started With Microsoft Power BI

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Virtual

14.00 Credits

Member Price: $399

*** This subscription includes five individual sessions for a total of 14 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the five courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** This Power BI intensive series is designed specifically for those aiming to master data management skills in the modern business environment. As data becomes increasingly central to accounting and financial analysis, the ability to effectively manage, clean, and transform this data is critical. These five courses delve into Microsoft Power BI, a tool known for its robust data processing capabilities. This series will take you from an entry-level overview of Power BI and lead you through building an actual data model for analysis. Once you have completed the courses in this series, consider taking the advanced subscription, "Taking Power BI to the Next Level".

SUBSCRIPTION: Taking Power BI To The Next Level

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Virtual

14.00 Credits

Member Price: $399

*** This subscription includes five individual sessions for a total of 14 CPE. You receive significant savings when purchasing these webinars as a subscription. Each of the five courses runs live once a month beginning May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025. Register for these scheduled courses as your schedule allows - at no extra cost to you. Once registered for this subscription, log in instructions will be emailed to you separately for each individual course. *** This advanced Power BI series is designed specifically for those aiming to master data analysis skills in the modern business environment. As data becomes increasingly central to accounting and financial analysis, the ability to effectively manage, clean, and transform this data is critical. These five courses delve into Microsoft Power BI, a tool known for its robust data processing capabilities. After learning how to build a data model in the previous series, this series will take you through using advanced calculations to create, manage and effectively use your data analysis. This is an advanced subscription and if you are new to Power BI or not confident using the tool, consider taking the basic series, "Getting Started With Microsoft Power BI".

Mental Models for CPAs: How to Use Cognitive Frameworks

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

This course is designed to introduce CPAs to the concept of mental models and how they can be used to improve ethical, problem-solving and decision-making skills in the accounting profession. Participants will learn about a variety of mental models, including the Map is Not the Territory, First Principles, and the 80/20 Rule, and how to apply them to financial situations. The course will also cover the importance of building a "latticework" of mental models and the limitations of mental models. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Analytical Procedures: Practical Applications and Standards

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

This session explores the nature of analytical procedures, with significant emphasis placed upon professional standards involving the use of analytical procedures in audit and review engagements. Practical examples to illustrate the application process will also be given. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Surgent's Getting Ahead: The Art of Marketing for CPAs

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Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $99

To many clients, CPA firms all look the same. While services and specialties may vary significantly from one firm to another, it is hard for the average person to see this by simply looking at the sign outside our office door. Is there any way to make us stand out more to the outside world? Through surveys, statistics, and examples, this course looks at how CPA firms can develop a marketing plan beyond just relying on referrals. We look at the pluses and minuses of various marketing channels, regulatory constraints, and how to measure success in the competitive financial services space.

2024 Financial Statement Presentation and Disclosure

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Virtual

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $129

This comprehensive session is a must-attend event for any professional accountant who prepares financial statements for either a private enterprise or a firm client. We illustrate best practices for presentation and disclosure by revisiting fundamentals of financial reporting for various industries. This workshop explores best practices for United States GAAP in addition to considerations for special purpose frameworks. Experienced accountants will benefit from a refresher whereas other accountants will appreciate formative skill-building insights.

Criminal Tax: How CPAs Bring Value to Defense Attorneys

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

CPAs can be requested to assist attorneys in litigation support in criminal proceedings. For criminal tax cases, the IRS has recommended prosecution. However, the rules and stakes are different than a simple civil audit. This presentation will focus on how to assist defense attorneys in calculating tax loss, asking the right questions, and probe possible weaknesses in criminal tax investigations. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Navigating Difficult Conversations with Coworkers

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Virtual

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

Conflict is inevitable whenever you have more than one person working together. But conflict doesn't have to be a bad thing. In fact, it's through conflict that some of the most productive conversations, changes, and innovations can occur in organizations...when they're navigated through effective communication. This workshop is designed to help you more strategically approach difficult conversations in the workplace and will arm you with both an understanding of how our minds approach these tough conversations and tools that you can use to approach these conversations more impactfully.

Common Audit and Financial Reporting Deficiencies in State and Local Governments

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Common Audit and Financial Reporting Deficiencies in State and Local Governments, is a 2 hour webcast detailing many of the more common mistakes that auditors and accountants are making in either the preparation of their annual financial statements or the audits of such financial statements. Deficiencies in audit standards (AICPA, GAO, Single Audit) and preparation standards (GASB) noted in this webcast are driven by the most recent results found in audit organization peer reviews, workpaper or desk reviews, and various organizations checklists for oversight. 

Fraud Busters: Controls to Prevent & Detect Fraud

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

This course investigates actual real-world fraud schemes and discusses what controls could have prevented the fraud from occurring, and what controls could detect and curtail the fraud scheme. The instructor speaks from experience, finding multiple frauds very early in her career leading to a career-long focus on fraud prevention and detection. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Monthly Federal Tax Updates - March 2025

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Seismic changes in tax legislation is currently taking place, and the well-informed tax practitioner will want to attend this two hour monthly program in order to stay abreast of these developments! Approximately one-half of the program is devoted to individual tax issues, and the remaining time is spend on business entity taxation, IRS procedure, tax legislation and other issues. Due to the changing nature of the topic, learning objectives, course descriptions and program content will vary and will be provided in more specificity closer to presentation time. This course provides a concise look at the hottest topics affecting every tax practitioner. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Fraud, Controls & Ethics: Best Practices & Case Studies

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Virtual

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $149

This course explores actual fraud circumstances through the lens of potential prevention. We will examine how selected frauds were accomplished and consider what internal controls may have prevented fraudsters from achieving their nefarious acts. Then we will switch gears to an interactive, case-based discussion that asks participants to reach their own conclusions by analyzing facts in concert with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other sources of ethical guidance. This course ultimately provides practical, action-oriented insight that can be implemented by accounting professionals in both public practice and industry. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available for questions during the event.

Audit 101: AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct Principles

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct - Exploring the Foundational Principles Underlying the CPA Profession as a whole will provide an overview of the basic principles of the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct with practical implementation examples. CPAs must seamlessly transition to a profession that relies heavily on conformance with technical and ethical standards. It is critical for CPAs to seek to serve the public interest with a strong sense of character, integrity, competence, and due professional care. In addition, CPAs must appropriately safeguard any threats to independence and objectivity. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for beginning auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has public accounting responsibilities. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Combating Internal Fraud

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Virtual

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Fraud in the workplace is not new, however, statistics show that the number of instances of internally actuated fraud schemes is increasing. Additionally, because of all the changes that have come about due to recent upheaval, fraud risk is at an all-time high. This session starts by reviewing the many reasons that fraud occurs; it then looks at ways to detect internal fraud and finally explores control measures that can help to reduce fraud risk. Those that take the class will learn just how invasive and damaging internal fraud can be. They will also know ways to detect and thwart fraudulent activity. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.