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Cyber Attacks Through Impersonation

ID: 60526
Wednesday June 19, 2024 09:00AM - 10:00AM
Topics:
Technology
Non-members
$68.75
Members
$55.00
Your price
$68.75

This course describes how cyber attacks through impersonation are conducted. It also provides practical advice and recommended security controls to implement, reducing the likelihood and impact of an impersonation cyber attack. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Impersonation techniques used to launch cyber attacks
  • Cybercriminals' focus: stealing financial assets and intellectual property
  • Practical advice on controls to implement to reduce victimization from impersonation cyber attacks
  • Practical advice to reduce the impact of a cyber attack
Who will benefit: Everyone should attend this to help avoid becoming a victim of an impersonation cyber attack

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Whistleblowers and the Law

ID: 60527
Wednesday June 19, 2024 09:30AM - 11:30AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Honest people face real challenges when working in an unethical environment. Business owners may be at risk if team members feel as though policies and practices within the business violate rules, regulations, or laws. Some of those employees may contact authorities. Perhaps they work in an undercover capacity, exposing the business owner and other people that work with the business, or align with the business, to both government investigations and potentially criminal prosecutions. Participants will learn from a real story which led to criminal prosecution for Medicare Fraud. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Government incentives to turn professionals into informants.
  • What influences a fraudulent culture in a professional environment?
  • How misleading investigators can lead to federal prison.
  • Influence of pressures and crime.
  • C-Suite influences and leadership
Who will benefit: Any professional who feels threatened by working in an ethically challenged business environment.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Money Laundering 101 for CPAs

ID: 60528
Wednesday June 19, 2024 11:00AM - 03:00PM
Non-members
$186.25
Members
$149.00
Your price
$186.25

CPAs spend most of their working lives reviewing bank statements and books and records of businesses. They are experts in understanding how to prepare financial statements according to GAAP. But would a CPA know a possible money laundering transaction if they saw it? Would they know about a money laundering business? Money laundering is a subject of many action and thriller movies, but rarely understood. This presentation will educate the CPA in understanding the basics of money laundering and how to identify money laundering. This presentation will help the CPA know the truth about money laundering, how to identify it, the statutes that define it, and the court cases that interpret it. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • The theory of money laundering
  • Common money laundering statutes
  • Examples from court cases of money laundering statutes
  • Common occurrences with CPAs
  • Possible money laundering transactions
  • Applying the money laundering statutes in real life scenarios
Who will benefit: Internal and external auditors, CPAs who prepare compilations and reviews.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Audit 401: Critical Traits of a Thinking Auditor

ID: 60529
Wednesday June 19, 2024 11:30AM - 01:30PM
Topics:
Essential Skills + Professional Development
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Critical Traits of a Thinking Auditor - Stretching Experienced Auditors Beyond the Basics will provide tips and best practices for stretching experienced auditor past the basics in each of the three pillars of success. Those in charge of the day-to-day supervision of engagements need to consciously embrace and demonstrate characteristics that will enable him/her to transition to a firm leader. This includes a focus on three key pillars: financial success, retaining clients through superior client service, and developing other professionals. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for supervisory and managerial auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has responsibilities by finding creative audit solutions. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this course include:
  • Improving a firm's financial results
  • Improving effective and efficient audits
  • Transforming the audit through creative thinking
  • Managing change for positive outcomes
  • Retaining client through ensuring exceptional service
  • Developing other professional through mentoring, counseling, and delegation
Who will benefit: Experienced accountants who need to transition to be a firm leader

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Audit 402: Audit Quality Control - Avoid Peer Review Issues

ID: 60530
Wednesday June 19, 2024 02:00PM - 04:00PM
Topics:
Audit + Assurance
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Audit Quality Control - Avoiding Peer Review Deficiencies highlights the most important considerations for those at all levels of the engagement team with quality control responsibilities on audit engagements. Upper-level reviewers have significant responsibilities for ensuring high-quality audit engagements. Unfortunately, deficient audits have serious negative consequences for both the CPA firm and the profession as a whole. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for supervisory or managerial auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has quality control responsibilities. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Common peer review deficiencies that quality control reviewers should be alert to
  • Important considerations of second-level and other upper-level reviewers
  • Lessons learned from various regulatory oversight reviews
  • Statement of Quality Control Standards requirements specific to financial statement audits, and other regulatory oversight considerations
Who will benefit: Anyone with quality control responsibilities with audit or other attestation engagements.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Accounting for and Auditing Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets

ID: 60531
Wednesday June 19, 2024 04:00PM - 06:00PM
Topics:
Financial Accounting, Reporting + Analysis
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

How to properly account for and audit digital records is increasingly gathering importance as more entities have cryptocurrency and other digital assets on their financial statements. This course will address common questions, risks, and challenges evolving in this area. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Common applications related to initial recognition and measurement, subsequent measurement or derecognition, presentation, and disclosure of cryptocurrency and other digital assets
  • Feedback from the AICPA's Digital Assets Working Group intended to assist auditors with opining on these digital records
Who will benefit: Anyone who is responsible for accounting or auditing digital assets

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Section 174: New Rules for Research & Experimentation

ID: 60532
Wednesday June 19, 2024 05:00PM - 06:00PM
Topics:
Tax
Non-members
$68.75
Members
$55.00
Your price
$68.75

This program addresses the most recent developments impacting taxpayers incurring research and experimentation costs. Emphasis will be placed on compliance with the 2022 change in Section 174 Amortization of research and experimental expenditures. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Discussion of the impact of the Section 174 law change requiring capitalization of research and experimental costs.
  • Comparison of the Section 41 R&E credit to the Section 174 R&E deduction.
  • Financial accounting for R&E costs.
  • Required change of accounting method and Form 3115.
  • Revised treatment of software development costs.
  • Comprehensive case problems explaining implementation of the law changes.
Who will benefit: CPAs in public practice and industry seeking an update on the latest tax developments affecting research and experimental costs.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

S Corporations: Key Issues, Compliance, and Tax Strategies - Tax Staff Essentials

ID: 60392
Thursday June 20, 2024 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Topics:
Tax
Non-members
$403.00
Members
$332.00
Your price
$403.00

New or existing clients and businesses need assistance with the most misunderstood areas of S corporations taxation and how they can use them to their advantage. Be prepared to explain the benefits and drawbacks of electing S corporation status and why business taxpayers may favor the pass-through entity over the C corporation. This course will give you the knowledge you need to speak effectively to potential business clients and existing shareholders about the S corporation business model that may work for them.

Learning Objectives:

· Determine when an S corporation may be advantageous for a business.

· Identify the potential disadvantages of operating as an S corporation.

· Identify the requirements that must be met to qualify as an S corporation.

· Recognize individuals and entities that are eligible to own S corporation stock.

· Determine when the S election becomes effective.

· Identify causes of voluntary and involuntary termination.

· Determine whether an S corporation is subject to tax.

· Determine income or loss that passes through to the shareholder.

· Identify situations in which a fiscal year is allowable.

· Recognize active and passive income

· Determine material participation.

Who will benefit:

· Public accounting firm staff and senior associates

· CPAs

· S corporation tax filers

THIS IS AN AICPA HOSTED WEBCAST. YOU WILL LAUNCH THE COURSE FROM YOUR OSCPA LEARNING PORTAL. AICPA WILL ISSUE AND MAINTAIN YOUR CREDITS. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR CPE CERTIFICATE FROM AICPA WEBCAST PORTAL AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE WEBCAST.

Advanced Budgeting - Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Projections

ID: 60533
Thursday June 20, 2024 09:00AM - 10:00AM
Topics:
Financial Accounting, Reporting + Analysis
Non-members
$68.75
Members
$55.00
Your price
$68.75

Unless you expect your organization to be stable in the short, medium and long term, you need to understand how to create long-term balance sheet and cash flow projections. Growing organizations must know whether they will have the resources to execute their business plan. Struggling organizations need to know if they will have the cash to survive. This session will increase your organization's ability to see its future and increase the confidence that your CEO, Board and bank have in you. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Create a Projected Balance Sheet:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Inventory
  • Capital Budget
  • Depreciation
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accrued Liabilities
  • Working Capital Loans
  • Debt
  • Project interest expense more accurately
  • Solving for Cash
  • Projecting Covenant Calculations
  • Create a Projected Statement of Cash Flow
  • Choose your format
  • How to make your Statement of Cash Flow maintenance free
  • Debugging a statement of Cash Flow
Who will benefit: CFOs, Controllers, Treasurers, and Budget Managers

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

Managing with a CEO Mentality

ID: 60534
Thursday June 20, 2024 09:30AM - 10:30AM
Topics:
Business Management + Strategy
Non-members
$68.75
Members
$55.00
Your price
$68.75

In this dynamic session, Sharrin Fuller, Entrepreneur and CEO, will share her insights on managing with a CEO mentality. Sharrin will guide participants in developing the mindset and skills necessary to excel as managers. Through real-life examples and practical strategies, attendees will learn how to adopt a CEO mindset, think strategically, and make informed decisions that align with long-term business goals. Additionally, valuable techniques will be presented for inspiring and motivating teams, fostering a culture of accountability, and driving high performance within their organizations. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:
  • Developing a CEO Mindset: Sharrin will discuss how to cultivate the mindset necessary for effective leadership, emphasizing the qualities and thought processes that define successful CEOs.
  • Strategic Thinking: The session will cover how to think strategically, which is crucial for making decisions that benefit the long-term objectives of an organization.
  • Decision Making: Sharrin will share insights into making informed decisions that align with a company's goals, ensuring that each choice contributes to the bigger picture.
  • Inspiring and Motivating Teams: Leadership is as much about leading people as it is about managing business operations. Sharrin will provide techniques for inspiring teams, motivating them towards common goals, and fostering a positive work environment.
  • Fostering a Culture of Accountability: Understanding how to create a culture where everyone takes responsibility for their actions and contributions is vital. This part of the session will focus on building accountability within teams.
  • Driving High Performance: Lastly, Sharrin will share strategies to drive high performance in organizations, ensuring that both leaders and their teams are operating at their best.
Who will benefit: Aspiring leaders and managers, current managers and supervisors, entrepreneurs and business owners, corporate executives, human resources professionals, team leaders and project managers, career changers seeking leadership roles, MBA students and business graduates, professional coaches and mentors.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.