This course will look at the recent activities of FASB as well as the Auditing Standards Board and Accounting and Review Services Committee of the AICPA. We’ll look at the impact of the new standards and how you can prepare to implement them in a practical way. We’ll discuss the Audit Quality Initiative of the AICPA and take a look at some common audit issues.
Key focus areas include:
- Recent accounting standard updates (ASUs)
- Revenue recognition
- Financial instruments
- SAS 133
- SSARS 24
- AICPA Auditor’s Report
- Enhancing audit quality initiative
A large amount of money will pass from the baby boomers to future generations over the next few decades. Given this sizable transfer of wealth, successful CPAs must be equipped to advise not only their existing clients, but also their clients’ children, grandchildren and even parents. We will discuss multi-generational planning and strategize on ways of meeting the financial goals of individuals across generations.Find out more
There are major taxation issues that arise during general litigation. Be prepared to advise your clients of those issues. This course will cover topics covered include damages, wrongful dismissal, divorce, bankruptcy, real estate, corporate share repurchases, partnership disputes and trusts and estates.Find out more
The tax code offers a variety of ways for grandparents to give to their grandchildren without tax consequences.
In this session we will discuss opportunities, such as gifting, paying health care expenses, serving as a grandchild's main source of support and establishing a grantor trust.
J. William Strickland, CPA and tax attorney, and a representative from the South Carolina Department of Revenue Policy Division, will answer your tax update questions in this informative session:
What has the legislature done? What happened with sales tax on e-tailers? What are the current Department of Revenue initiatives? How can CPAs and The Department of Revenue collaborate to serve the taxpayers of South Carolina?
Answers will be provided from legislation, regulations, rulings, cases, Department of Revenue Policy and the presenter’s personal experience.
Discussion Leader Melissa Lindler, CPAFind out more
Discussion Leader Adam Drewes, CPAFind out more
In this course, SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins will give a review of best practices regarding technology and security and provide an overview of IRS Publication 4557 including the FTC requirements for CPAs.Find out more
Microsoft Excel offers a wide range of solutions for your common data input requirements, and now tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins gives you the keys in this very applicable course.
Become familiar with these powerful features:
- Auto Fill (a command smart enough to figure out almost any series of data you want to continue)
- Quick Analysis (adds graphical elements to better describe your data)
- Flash Fill (allows you to take two adjoining cells and combine them in a third)
- Text to Columns (used to split data into multiple columns)
This is a must-attend for anyone looking to excel in Excel!Find out more