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K2'S Hands-On With QuickBooks Online Accountant For Public Accounting

Saturday, April 13th,
 9:00am - 12:40pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $129

The number of accounting applications available today can be staggering for businesses with up to $15 million in annual revenue! In addition, cloud-based solutions such as QuickBooks Online, Xero, Accounting Power, and Wave are growing in breadth and depth. At the same time, traditional desktop and client-server applications continue to add more features, including hosted options. On top of all of this, financial reporting and other add-on solutions can further complicate your decision as to which tools you/your clients should use. In this course, we will take a deep look into setting up a Quickbooks Online Accountant (QBOA) account. We will examine all the various firm, staff, and client configuration options for getting this to work inside your organization. This session focuses specifically on the configuration options for the financial professional. QBO is an extensive application, requiring you to ensure you’ve correctly set up your firm and client files. Additionally, we will look at the various import/export functionality for getting your data into or out of QBO and some of the best 3rd party tools in the Intuit App Marketplace. Participants will leave this class supercharged with the knowledge of getting the most out of their QBOA subscription.  

Listening to the Statement of Cash Flows

Saturday, April 13th,
 10:00am - 11:49am

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

This course will allow you to get reacquainted with the statement of cash flows. We will refresher your skills regarding both the preparation and utilization of the statement of cash flows. Significant emphasis will be placed on the informational role of the statement of cash flows and insights that can be obtained using the statement of cash flows in concert with the other elements of a company’s accrual-basis financial statements.

Depreciating & Expensing Business Assets

Saturday, April 13th,
 10:00am - 11:51am

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

This course will address recent tax legislation, rules, and developments related to capitalization and depreciation; Section 179 and 168(k) 100 % bonus deduction; Depreciation of automobiles, including new luxury auto limits; ADS depreciation for electing farm and real estate business. **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

K2'S CPA Firm Technology For The Future

Saturday, April 13th,
 11:00am - 12:49pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

The next five years are going to be eventful for CPA firms. The profession has never seen such rapid change, with new and changing technologies appearing almost daily! So, what will your firm do? How can you keep up without getting overwhelmed by these fast-paced transformations in the profession and stay profitable during this turmoil? What are the best technologies to handle client interactions, PBC lists, electronic signatures, and Advisory services? How do the cloud, next-generation accounting software, and client demands affect partner profitability? Attend this session to get an independent overview of the state of technology in the profession.

Analytical Procedures: Practical Applications and Standards

Saturday, April 13th,
 12:00pm - 1:47pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

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.

Partnership Essentials: Tax Basis Capital Accounts

Saturday, April 13th,
 12:00pm - 1:47pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

This course examines the critical issues and special opportunities facing partnerships and their partners, with a focus on reporting tax basis capital accounts.  **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

The Preparation of Form 706 and 709 - Line-by-Line

Saturday, April 13th,
 12:00pm - 3:41pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $129

Tax compliance issues in estate and gift taxation are sometimes confusing to practitioners because many lack experiences in this area. This course, the second part of a 2-part series (6 CPE hours in total), provides the practitioner with a “hands-on” understanding as to how to prepare both the Federal Form 706 (Estate Tax return) and the Federal Form 709 (Gift Tax return). The participants will be shown how to properly prepare these returns “line-by-line”.    Mastering this course will allow the practitioner to gain confidence in preparing these difficult tax returns. **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

The Preparation of Form 706 and 709 - Understanding the Law, Line-By-Line

Saturday, April 13th,
 12:00pm - 5:33pm

Online

6.00 Credits

Member Price: $189

Tax compliance issues in estate and gift taxation are sometimes confusing to practitioners because many lack experiences in this area. This course, is a the entire 2-part series (6 CPE hours in total).  It provides the practitioner with a practical understanding of Federal estate and gift tax law, as well as provide the practitioner with a “hands-on” understanding as to how to prepare both the Federal Form 706 (Estate Tax return) and the Federal Form 709 (Gift Tax return) line by line.  Emphasis will be given on the various of the Internal Revenue Code Sections that deal with this topic (income taxation of estates and trusts).    Mastering these sections of the Internal Revenue Code areas will allow the practitioner to start their understanding of tax compliance in preparing Federal Forms 706 and 709 and gain confidence in preparing these difficult tax returns. **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

Staying SASsy - A Look at Recent Auditing Standards

Saturday, April 13th,
 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

This session will explore newly-issued auditing standards. Particular emphasis will be devoted to the reformatted audit report and key audit matters.

S Corporation Essentials: Stock & Loan Basis Reporting

Saturday, April 13th,
 2:00pm - 3:48pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

This program addresses the critical issues and special opportunities facing S-corporations, with a focus on reporting shareholder basis and distributions.  **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

K2'S Emerging Topics In Blockchain And Cryptocurrency

Saturday, April 13th,
 2:00pm - 3:55pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Blockchain is one of the most-watched emerging technologies. Yet, few accountants understand how to use this technology to make existing ledger-based systems more efficient, effective, and tamper-resistant. In this session, you will learn the basics of blockchain-based ledgers. You will also learn about the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ripple. Additionally, you will learn about emerging issues in these fields, such as stablecoins, central bank-issued digital currencies, smart contracts, and sovereign identity management. By attending this session, you will see how blockchain-based technologies will change your work with others.

K2'S Eight Awesome PivotTable Features

Saturday, April 13th,
 2:00pm - 3:56pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Are you looking to take your PivotTables to the next level? Many experts consider PivotTables to be Excel’s most powerful feature. Yet, most who create and work with them barely scratch the surface of all that PivotTables can do. In this session, you’ll learn eight powerful features you may have missed. From user-defined calculations to consolidating reports and adding KPIs, we’ll show you how to get the most out of your PivotTables. These are just some examples of the great things you can do with PivotTables, and in this session, you will learn these and other techniques to make your PivotTables even more powerful.

Accounting Update in a Post COVID-19 World

Saturday, April 13th,
 4:00pm - 5:48pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered corporate and public accounting in ways we could never have imagined. This broad-based course will discuss accounting and auditing implications that have arisen as a result of the pandemic.

Business Losses: Going Backward and Forward

Saturday, April 13th,
 4:00pm - 5:53pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

The TCJA made turning business losses into tax refunds far more difficult.  The CARES Act suspended and modified many of these changes.  This course will address the revised rules for deducting business losses and discuss planning ideas and potential pitfalls.  **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

K2'S Everything Google! Their Most Effective Tools, Apps & Services

Saturday, April 13th,
 4:00pm - 7:45pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $129

Google is one of the largest, most widely used and vital technology companies on the planet. Their name has become synonymous with search, knowledge, and cutting-edge technology. Google developed and maintains a wide range of products that have changed how we learn, find things in our community, and communicate with the world. Further, Google offers a business-ready cloud productivity suite used by a growing number of businesses worldwide. Google brings together a wide range of communication and business tools under one roof to serve as the backbone of an organization’s technology infrastructure. Most users are familiar with Google’s search service or Gmail but are unaware of the other services they provide. Additionally, most users barely scratch the surface of the functionality of Google’s tools and services. This course looks at the most valuable features, apps, and services of Google that the busy working professional could better utilize. Course participants will learn to find better web results using search operators and tools. Further, they will understand Workspace and use it as an organization’s back office. They will learn to create dynamic, creative, and useful business documents using Google tools. They will learn to back up and sync their electronic documents to the Cloud using Google Drive. Finally, they will learn to grow their business and expand their marketing using Google’s marketing and website tools. This session finishes with a top-five list of Google's best-hidden secrets and functionalities. Beginners to advanced users of Google products will leave this course with a much deeper understanding of the services, time-saving tips to use the products more effectively, and practical advice on how to best leverage their incredible technology.  

K2's Understanding Your Ransomware Risk

Saturday, April 13th,
 6:15pm - 7:12pm

Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

Protecting yourself from ransomware requires more than just anti-virus software. Additional technology protections are necessary. Further, business continuity, legal and regulatory, and cybersecurity insurance considerations should all be a part of your risk abatement strategy. Attend this session to determine if your current level of ransomware protection reduces your risk to an acceptable and identify ways to ensure that you are protected.

K2'S Supercharging Your Spreadsheet Collaboration

Monday, April 15th,
 9:00am - 9:59am

Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

Collaboration is a key to productivity and success. But remote work can make collaboration more challenging, including collaborating on spreadsheets. Fortunately, tools such as portals with check-in/check-out capabilities, version control, comment tracking, and co-authoring can enable online spreadsheet collaboration. Further, Excel’s Inquire tool can facilitate spreadsheet collaboration in offline environments. Don’t let remote work hamper your spreadsheet collaboration needs! Participate in this session to learn how to collaborate on spreadsheets effectively from anywhere using tools you already own or license.

A 7-Step Framework for Marketing Client Accounting Services

Monday, April 15th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

This course will help you develop an effective plan for revenue generation with client accounting services. The course will help you define and market to your chosen niches with effective and cost-efficient tactics. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Everyday Ethics at Work: Don't be the Next News Story!

Monday, April 15th,
 9:00am - 11:00am

Online

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

When asked, most people would say they are an ethical person. So why is it that every month there are reports of ethical breaches at major companies? The concept of ethics is easy to understand, easy to talk about, but incredibly hard to implement on a consistent basis. In this course, we will discuss current ethical issues, and walk-through a nine-step ethical decision-making model. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors

Monday, April 15th,
 9:00am - 5:00pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Member Price: $239

This course will start with the Accounting Standard Updates effective in 2023 for public entities, private entities, and nonprofits. We'll also review major changes to common control lease arrangements issued early in 2023. We'll then switch our attention to the items coming down the pike, including a look at the projects identified by the FASB's Invitation to Comment: Agenda Consultation. Then we will switch gears, switching to the audit side of the house. We'll review the impact of the changes to auditing estimates, risk assessment, noncompliance with laws and regulations (NOCLAR), as well as the changes coming down the pike for quality management. This course will keep auditors up to date on the work of the ASB. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.