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Taxation

Field of Study: Taxes
Prerequisite: General understanding of federal income taxation
Advanced Preparation: None
Format: Manual with exam
Level: Overview
CPE: 8 – 40 CPEs as noted, based on 50-minutes per CPE hour measurement

Business Taxation
Objective:
To review tax issues affecting business owners and their owners.

This course focuses on tax planning and techniques available to business owners. Emphasis is given to the structure, reporting and accounting for businesses* business income, credits and assets* selected business expenses *employee compensation and benefits* automobiles* business travel and entertainment* types of retirement plans* insurance* and estate planning issues related to business owners.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 600: 24 CPEs $249

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 600-E: 24 CPEs $179

Complete Guide to Estate and Gift Taxation
Objective:
To understand various tax issues related to estate and gift taxation, both pre- and post-mortem.
This exceptional course encompasses all aspects of pre- and post-estate and gift taxation, including: • General overview of estate and gift taxation • Estate administration • Manner of holding title • Forms 706 and 709 filing requirements • Computing the federal estate and gift tax • Gross estate exclusions and deductions • Charitable gifting and valuation • Review of family limited partnerships, life insurance, installment notes • Post-mortem administration elections, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 101: 35 CPEs $349

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 101-E: 35 CPEs $269

Tax, Bankruptcy and Financial Problems
Objective: To address the treacherous (and shark infested) waters of tax, bankruptcy and financial problems.
This course will teach participants how to apply, implement, and evaluate the strategic tax aspects of bankruptcy, property settlements, debt cancellation, and foreclosure. Current perspectives on asset protection, repossession, and bad debts are examined with an emphasis on planning considerations. The cancellation of indebtedness income inclusion rules are also reviewed in the context of debt forgiveness and property foreclosure.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 12: 19 CPEs $219

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 12-E: 19 CPEs $149

Defensive Divorce
Objective:
To teach participants how to apply, implement, and evaluate the strategic tax aspects of marital dissolutions and living together arrangements.
This course deals with the salient aspects of divorce and living together arrangements. Topics include property transfers, asset divisions, alimony, filing status, exemptions, and child support, as well as planning considerations for each topic. The course also addresses property settlements, basis allocation, third party transfers, and purchases between spouses are explored and analyzed. Special attention is given to the division of business interests, retirement plans (including QDROs), insurance policies, and the family residence.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 620: 16 CPEs $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 620-E: 16 CPEs $129

Asset Protection Strategies for Accountants
Objective:
To identify numerous asset protection techniques available to businesses and individuals.
We live in a litigious environment where asset protection is essential in tax, financial, and estate planning. Topics include: • Why the need for asset protection? • What type of entity works best for protection? • Review of types of creditors, priority claims, etc. • Marital agreements, family transfers, use of multiple entities • Protecting retirement plans • Fraudulent conveyances and areas of danger, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 19: 18 CPEs $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 19-E: 18 CPEs $129

Corporate Tax Planning
Objective:
To examine and explain the practical aspects of using the closely held corporation to maximize after-tax return on business operations. This course identifies recent developments giving corporations a competitive edge over other entities. Practitioners are alerted to often missed fringe benefits, retirement planning opportunities, corporate business deductions, income splitting possibilities and little known estate planning techniques. The program covers step-by-step tax procedures to form, operate, and ultimately dispose of a closely held corporation.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 511: 21 CPEs $249

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 511-E: 21 CPEs $179

Family Tax Planning
Objective:
To review tax planning opportunities for families and their businesses.
This course discusses the tax ramifications of the family united and apart, including: • Transferring the family home to family members • Planning for college • Gifting to the next generation • Compensating working family members • Protecting the family business against the new in-law • Divorce-peculiar transactions such as allocating gain rollovers, gain exclusions, passive loss allocation, and retirement plans, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 70: 24 CPEs $249

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 70-E: 24 CPEs $179

Choice of Entity
Objective:
To compare the tax aspects of sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, "C" corporations and "S" corporations. The purpose of this course is to examine the tax advantages and disadvantages of different types of entities thereby permitting the reader to properly select the right business entity for their tax and liability needs. Major emphasis is given to the maximization of tax benefits in each business format. Topics include addressing the fringe benefits, retirement plan alternatives, and nonqualified deferred compensation, as well as an in-depth analysis of each type of entity.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 610: 22 CPEs $249

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 610-E: 22 CPEs $179

Special Problems in Real Estate Taxation
Objective:
To survey selected “hot” real estate taxation topics having a direct impact on the property owner and investor.
This course addresses real estate taxation problem areas where the unwary beginner and expert alike can be trapped. You will learn to identify dangers involving use of the installment sales method, imputed interest, like-kind exchanges, equity participation, condemnation, the passive loss rules, and transactions with foreign investors.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 22: 11 CPEs $169

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 22-E: 11 CPEs $109

Fast Track Retirement Planning
Objective:
To learn the tax and non-tax aspects of retirement planning.
This course is essential for participants who wish to attain a comfortable retirement for themselves and their clients by maximizing tax saving strategies. Retirement income needs are calculated; net after tax Social Security benefits are determined; and distribution options from IRAs and retirement plans are explored. Special consideration is given to the tax treatment of the home and business on retirement. Buy-sell agreements are discussed and eldercare planning is examined..

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 23: 17 CPEs $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 23-E: 17 CPEs $129

Assets, Income and Cash
Objective:
To explore tax strategies related to the central financial tactics of wealth building, capital preservation, and estate distribution.
This course integrates federal taxation with overall financial planning. The result is a unified explanation of tax-economics that permits the reader to locate, analyze, and solve financial concerns. Topics include an overview of financial tax planning, building an estate and preserving wealth, techniques to defer and reduce income, income splitting, elimination of assets, effective estate planning, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 630: 14 CPEs $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 630-E: 14 CPEs $129

1040 Workshop
Objective:
To identify many "high traffic" tax issues related to Form 1040.
This course is designed for the practitioner comfortable with “high traffic” tax issues, focusing on the practical aspects of preparing the form 1040 and related forms, including: • IRAs and Keoghs • Passive activity losses, real estate and tax-free exchanges • T&E, autos and fringe benefits reporting • Domestic relations and dealing with divorce • Depreciation and amortization • Hobby losses and home office deductions, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 11: 29 CPEs $299

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 11-E: 29 CPEs $229

Guide to Federal Corporate and Individual Taxation
Objective:
To review a variety of tax issues related to corporate and individual taxation.
This Mega Course consists of most major individual, corporate and partnership income tax provisions. Specific focus includes: • Travel and entertainment • Fringe benefits • Passive losses • Itemized deductions and exemptions • Home office • Club dues and other deductions • Reasonable compensation • Current individual and corporate rates, and more.

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 102: 35 CPEs $349

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 102-E: 35 CPEs $269

Accounting and Auditing

Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing (see breakout for each course)
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of accounting and auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Format: Manual with exam
Level: Overview CPE: 8 – 40 CPEs as noted, based on 50-minutes per CPE hour measurement

SSARS No. 21 - 23 - New Compilation and Review Standards
Objective:
To review the various changes made to the compilation and review codification by SSARS No. 21 and amended by SSARS No. 23.
The course addresses the three types of engagements that can be performed under newly issued SSARS No. 21 including: a preparation of financial statements engagement, a compilation engagement, and a review engagement. Topics include identifying the new compilation and review reports, engagement letters and review engagement representation letter, and the new SSARS No. 22. The course also reviews in detail the new preparation of financial statements engagement including its use and requirements.
Field of Study: Auditing

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 32: 10 CPEs $139  

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 32-E: 10 CPEs $99  

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2018 FASB Review
Objective:
To review recent accounting changes important to accountants in industry and practice..
This course is vital for the financial manager, controller, and CFO who needs to brush up on recent accounting pronouncements that affect financial reporting. Topics vary depending on recently issued statements and include recent FASB statements, EITF consensus opinions, Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs), current developments, hot topics, and more.
Field of Study: Accounting

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 30: 16 CPEs $199  

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 30-E: 16 CPEs $129  

Current Developments — Accounting and Financial Reporting - 2018
Objective:
To discuss a variety of new developments related to accounting and financial reporting.
This course is prepared as a survey course, filled with numerous new developments affecting the accounting profession. Topics include: • New FASB EITF consensus opinions • Recent SEC developments • Confusing disclosures • Pending changes, and more.
Field of Study: Accounting

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 6: 16 CPEs  $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 6-E: 16 CPEs  $129

Practice Issues - Compilation and Review Update
Objective:
To review selected practice issues important to compilation and review engagements including newly issued SSARS No. 21.
This course consists of practice issues related to compilation and review engagements and is segregated into two parts: Part 1 is an analysis of newly issued SSARS No. 21 and the rules that apply to the three types of engagements authorized by SSARS No. 21: preparation of financial statements engagement, compilation engagement and review engagement. Part 2 consists of practice issues including a discussion of fraud in compilation and review engagements, dealing with effective engagement and representation letters, peer review issues, using tax basis financial statements, performing an efficient review engagement, and more.
Field of Study: Auditing

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 31: 20 CPEs $219

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 31-E: 20 CPEs $149

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About GAAP
Objective:
To review a variety of practice issues related to disclosures and financial reporting.
The majority of this course is presented in an easy-to-use, question-and-answer format dealing with unusual reporting and disclosure issues such as: how do you disclose life insurance, leases, catastrophes, agreements not to compete, etc. Includes a full section devoted to income tax basis and selected FASB financial statements.
Field of Study: Accounting

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 33: 16 CPEs $199

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 33-E: 16 CPEs $129

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2018 FASB, SSARS and SAS Update and Review
Objective:
To review recent accounting, auditing and compilation and review changes.
The author brings you up-to-date with the latest changes in accounting, compilation and review, and auditing developments. Topics vary depending on recently issued statements and include: • Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs), Changes to compilation and review including SSARS Nos. 21, 22, and 23 and new auditing standards. Current financial reporting changes including the move toward international standards, Hot topics, and more.
Field of Study: Accounting (12) and Auditing (12).

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 29: 24 CPEs (Accounting: 12, Auditing: 12) $249

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 29-E: 24 CPEs (Accounting: 12, Auditing: 12) $179

Auditing DevelopmentS 2018
Objective:
To review a variety of auditing developments affecting the profession.
This course will bring you up to date with the latest auditing developments including: • Issues addressed in the AICPA’s Audit Risk Alert • unusual reporting issues, new SASs, and other auditing issues.
Field of Study: Auditing

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 20: 16 CPEs  $199

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Emailed Electronic Format: Item 20-E: 16 CPEs $129

Major Changes to Auditing Standards under the ASB's Clarity Project SAS Nos. 122-132
Objective:
To explain the significant changes made to auditing standards by the Auditing Standards Board’s Clarity Project.
Effective 2012, the Auditing Standards Board rewrote all auditing standards under its Clarity Project that resulted in the issuance of new SASs. The new standards make significant changes that all auditors must understand. Topics include a review of the new auditor's report,  the new engagement and representation letters, a new definition of fraud, expanded deficiencies for communicating internal control deficiencies, requirements for detecting noncompliance with laws and regulations, dealing with oral confirmations, and more.
Field of Study: Auditing

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Paper/Manual Format:
Item 500: 8 CPEs $139

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Emailed Electronic PDF: Item 500-E: 8 CPEs $89

 

 

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