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Capitalized Costs & Depreciation - Tax Staff Essentials

ID: 60184
Tuesday May 28, 2024 09:00AM - 03:00PM
Topics:
Tax
Non-members
$261.00
Members
$213.00
Your price
$261.00

How do I treat a property transaction?

You'll be able to answer this question after taking a focused look at the IRS cost and repair regulations. With an understanding of capitalized cost and depreciation rules, you can help your clients achieve significant tax savings. You'll also learn about the rules for:

- Depreciation

- Amortization

- Like-kind exchanges

- Involuntary conversions

- Business property sales

- Property-related timing issues

- Planning opportunities

What's going on with capitalized costs and depreciation?

Course materials cover the latest legislation, including:

- The requirement to capitalize and amortize Section 174 research and experimentation expenditures

- Changes to bonus depreciation levels starting in 2023

- The technical correction issued in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Learning Objectives:

· Recall the initial tax basis and adjusted tax basis of business property.

· Identify the tax basis of self-constructed assets.

· Distinguish between deductible repairs and capitalized improvements.

· Recall changes in the tax rules to the classification of expenditures such as materials, supplies, repairs, and improvements.

· Recall the fundamentals of modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) depreciation.

· Recognize which assets are considered listed property.

· Recognize the types of purchased intangible costs that must be capitalized.

Who will benefit:

· Public accounting staff and senior associate

· Tax professionals in company finance or tax departments

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.

Payroll Essentials: The Payroll Cycle of Life

ID: 60189
Tuesday May 28, 2024 11:00AM - 01:00PM
Topics:
Tax
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Payroll is among the most common tasks an employer undertakes in the course of 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 pull back the curtain, there is so much more to payroll, including various kinds of compensation, payroll taxes and required reporting on various government forms. This course will provide a general introduction to the payroll cycle of life, including real life examples of how to process payroll, the withholding and payroll tax deposit regime, common payroll forms, and tips and tricks for tying it all together. 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:

  • A general review of compensation and payroll taxes from a broad perspective
  • A walk through of the payroll process
  • Explanations and examples of payroll processing, payroll tax deposits, and payroll returns
  • Resources, recommendations, and guidance on compensation, payroll and payroll related topics
Who will benefit: Appropriate for professionals at all organization levels, including seasoned professionals. This includes CPAs in public practice, as well as tax professionals working in industry, including those in Controller and CFO roles with limited exposure to payroll.

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

Controller Series: Technology - Must Have Excel Competencies

ID: 60198
Wednesday May 29, 2024 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Topics:
Technology
Non-members
$82.00
Members
$71.00
Your price
$82.00

Excel has long been included in the accountant's toolbox. Even though Microsoft Power BI and other big data tools such as Qlik and Tableau are becoming more important, Excel is still a "must have" tool. We cover what the accountants of today should know about Excel to improve their efficiency, access data, and gain insights into the company, industry, and economy.

Learning Objectives:

· Identify the tools that controllers should know, such as Excel's Power Pivot and Big Data

· Identify the relationship between Excel and Lean techniques

· Recognize how Excel complements data analytics

· Recall tricks and shortcuts to improve Excel use for your staff

Who will benefit:

Aspiring leaders and leaders of teams and organizations

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.

Mind the Gap: Embrace Generational Diversity, Maximize Talent

ID: 60200
Thursday May 30, 2024 09:00AM - 10:30AM
Topics:
Talent Management + Human Resources
Non-members
$118.00
Members
$94.00
Your price
$118.00

With 5 generations in the workplace, from the Veteran generation to Gen Z, the generation gap is growing wider. And that is a good place to be! Every generation brings different strengths, values, viewpoints, and ideas. Your organization will be stronger and wiser if you learn how to embrace the differences and bring out the best of each generation. This session is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the events and circumstances that shaped each generation. In addition, we will address the challenges and opportunities presented by generational diversity in the workplace. The course will explore the unique perspectives, values, and work styles of different generations and how these differences can impact workplace dynamics and communication. You will come away with concrete ideas on how to harness the power and strengths of each generation and learn how we can all work better together!

Learning Objectives:

· Recall the historical, cultural, and economic factors that have shaped the values and work styles of different generations.

· Identify the strengths and weaknesses of each generation and how these can impact workplace dynamics.

· Apply effective strategies for managing intergenerational conflict and enhancing collaboration across generations.

· Expand your skills in cross-generational communication and understand the role that active listening and empathy play in building effective relationships with colleagues from different generations.

Who will benefit:

Anyone who wants to communicate and engage with a variety of generations to create an inclusive and productive culture.

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.

Unleash the Power of AI: A CPAs Guide to ChatGPT

ID: 60204
Thursday May 30, 2024 01:00PM - 02:08PM
Topics:
Technology
Non-members
$82.00
Members
$71.00
Your price
$82.00

Attention all CPAs! Are you ready to step into the future and unleash the power of AI? Join us for a one hour seminar on ChatGPT, the revolutionary tool that’s taking the world by storm!

As you know, the use of generative AI is on the rise, and ChatGPT is leading the way. But what exactly is ChatGPT, and how can it help you increase your productivity? Well, you’re in luck, because we’re here to guide you through everything you need to know to get started!

In this seminar, you’ll learn how to use ChatGPT to streamline your workload, save time, and boost your overall efficiency. Say goodbye to tedious data entry and hello to lightning-fast responses and analysis!

But wait, there’s more. As with any new technology, there are also risks and ethical concerns to consider. Our experts will delve into these topics and provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to use ChatGPT responsibly and effectively.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and take your CPA game to the next level. Join us for “Unleashing the Power of AI:
A CPAs Guide to ChatGPT” and discover the amazing benefits of this groundbreaking technology!

Learning Objectives:

· Recall the definitions of Generative AI and ChatGPT

· Identify ways to use ChatGPT to increase productivity

· Recognize the risks and ethical issues of ChatGPT

Who will benefit:

Anyone who loves technology or wants to work smarter not harder.

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.

Business and Government Investigations

ID: 60212
Friday May 31, 2024 02:00PM - 04:00PM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

This course shows how undisciplined decisions in business can lead to government investigations and prison terms. We profile three entrepreneurs from three separate industries who built billion-dollar enterprises. Despite well-developed infrastructures, simple business decisions led to their being wrapped into government investigations, criminal indictments, and collateral consequences that accompany felony convictions for white-collar crime related to federal election laws, tax fraud, and securities fraud. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Major topics covered in this course include:

  • How government investigations for white-collar crimes begin
  • How investigators and prosecutors build cases against business leaders
  • Differences between witnesses, subjects, and targets
  • Civil versus criminal allegations and proceedings
  • Collateral consequences of a criminal charge
  • Understanding the role of defense attorneys
  • Differentiate between challenges in business and allegations of wrongdoing
  • Influence on financial loss amounts and sentencing
  • Lowering risk levels for government investigations or allegations of white-collar crime
Who will benefit: Financial services professionals looking to get ideas on how to create training strategies that will lower risk levels for investigations of white-collar financial crimes.

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

Summer Ohio Professional Standards and Responsibilities

ID: 59463
Thursday June 13, 2024 08:30AM - 11:15AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$286.25
Members
$239.00
Your price
$286.25

What's good and bad in the world of accounting and business isn't as straightforward as you'd think. Our top-rated ethics events will ensure you can spot unethical antics a mile away and create the right culture in your organization.

You will:

- Learn to identify, evaluate and address any action or situation that threatens the core values of the CPA profession: integrity, objectivity, independence, and due care.

- Participate in an interactive review of the principles underlying the CPA code of conduct.

- Examine AICPA’s conceptual framework and how objectivity threats materialize within professional services firms and corporate entities.

- Be able to identify the principles of conduct applicable to CPAs.

- Describe the core ethical factors attributed to the CPA profession.

- Get a refresher on confidentiality and other CPA responsibilities.

- Meets CPA license renewal requirements.

- Meets CPA application requirements.

Town Halls 2024 - June

ID: 59480
Thursday June 20, 2024 12:00PM - 01:00PM
Topics:
Business + Economic Update
Member Complimentary Learning
Non-members
$35.00
Members
$0.00
Your price
$35.00

Tune in to OSCPA's Town Hall Series where you'll get the lowdown on today's hottest topics, late-breaking regulatory news and information on OSCPA initiatives that are shaping the profession. Hosted by OSCPA President & CEO Scott D. Wiley, CAE, the Town Hall Series also features guest speakers who will share their insights and perspective on the emerging issues that need to be on your radar. Get interactive as we offer up quick polls to gauge your thoughts on the content presented. You'll also have a chance to weigh in during a Q&A session at the close of each Town Hall. And you'll earn 1 credit of complimentary CPE for each Town Hall you attend. Members tell us it's the best investment of 60 minutes.

Understanding Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Digital Assets, and Their Accounting Intricacies

ID: 59944
Thursday June 20, 2024 01:00PM - 03:00PM
Topics:
Audit + Assurance
Financial Accounting, Reporting + Analysis
Non-members
$173.75
Members
$149.00
Your price
$173.75

In this contemporary continuing education course, CPAs will embark on a journey into the world of blockchain, Bitcoin, and other digital assets. As the financial landscape is revolutionized by these emerging technologies and asset classes, it is imperative for accounting professionals to stay abreast of the latest developments. Participants will gain a foundational understanding of the operation of blockchain technology, the mechanics behind Bitcoin transactions and its value creation, and the broader universe of digital assets. More crucially, the course will explore the current guidelines, challenges, and best practices associated with the accounting and reporting of these assets, ensuring that CPAs are equipped to navigate the complexities of digital asset management in line with prevailing standards and regulations. Embrace the future of finance by mastering the accounting intricacies of this digital frontier. 


Learning Objectives

• Understand the fundamentals of blockchains and digital assets, including cryptocurrencies 

• Identify the relevant U.S. GAAP guidance for measuring, recognizing, and reporting cryptocurrencies and other digital assets 

• Describe the relation between cryptocurrencies and blockchain 


Major Topics

• Cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, crypto assets, and other digital assets 

• Blockchain 

• NFT accounting 

• FASB ASC 350 – Intangibles – Goodwill and other 


Designed For

Accountants and auditors working with clients that possesses cryptocurrencies or other digital assets 


This virtual seminar is being offered through our partnership with Midwest State CPA Societies. You will launch from your MyOSCPA learning center day of and be prompted to enter in name and state society at time of entering.

Guide and Update to Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations

ID: 59945
Tuesday June 25, 2024 08:30AM - 12:00PM
Topics:
Audit + Assurance
Non-members
$236.25
Members
$189.00
Your price
$236.25
Save 17% until 5/28/2024

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. 22-25 by the ARSC. The course will also 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 SSARSs requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform compilation, preparation, and review engagements 


Learning Objectives 

• Understand and apply SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification 

• Be familiar with changes related to the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22-25 

• Be familiar with preparation, compilation, and review program examples 

• Be aware of the most recent reports and other required communications 


Major Topics

• SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and updates to SSARS No. 21 due to the issuance of SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services 

• SSARS No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information 

• SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services -- 2018 

• SSARS No. 25, Materiality in a Review of Financial Statements and Adverse Conclusions 

• Sample comprehensive engagement work programs for preparation, compilation, and review engagements 


Designed For

Accounting practitioners and their staff performing and managing compilation, preparation, and review engagement services 


This virtual seminar is being offered through our partnership with Midwest State CPA Societies. You will launch from your MyOSCPA learning center day of and be prompted to enter in name and state society at time of entering.