Annual Update & Review of GAAP, Tax & Cash Special Reporting Frameworks, & AICPA's Prep., Compilation, Review & Audit Standards by Walter Haig

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May 15, 2018 - May 16, 2018

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fees

Member Fee: $659.00
Nonmember Fee: $759.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -329.00

Description

This course provides an update and review of all relevant authoritative pronouncements that a CPA must have an understanding of in order to properly prepare and report on the historical financial statements of small and medium-sized businesses. This course also provides practical guidance to help accountants avoid common reporting and financial statement preparation mistakes.

Designed For

This course is designed for accountants who have the responsibility for the preparation of the financial statements of non-issuers and practitioners who must report on the financial statements of non-issuers.

Objectives

This course provides practical guidance to help accountants avoid common reporting and financial statement preparation mistakes.

Major Subjects

Analysis of the recent amendments to the U.S. Accounting Standards Codification * Analysis of the recently issued statements, interpretations, technical practice aids, and risk alerts that impact audit engagements * Analysis of the new SSARS 21 “Preparation of Financial Statements” engagement standards with detailed implementation guidance * Analysis of the new SSARS 21 “Compilation” engagement standards with detailed implementation guidance * Analysis of the new SSARS 21 “Review” engagement standards with detailed implementation guidance * Analysis of the differences between U.S. GAAP, IFRS for SMEs and the new AICPA Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs.

Leaders

Walter Haig

Walter J. Haig II, CPA, owns his own CPA firm in Creston, Washington. His experience is extensive in auditing, accounting and advisory services to family-owned businesses. He is also a highly regarded consultant in cases involving accountant's malpractice.

Haig lectures nationally in the areas of auditing, accounting, compilation and review services, personal financial statements, forecasts and projections, and personal financial planning. His skills as an instructor have won him the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award five times and the Washington Society of CPA's Highest Rated Instructor Award six times. The Washington Society of CPA's Discussion Leader of the Year Award was named in his honor in 1990. He has been rated as the best instructor of auditing and accounting courses in more than a dozen states. In addition, he was one of the highest rated presenters at six of the AICPA annual National Auditing and Technical Symposiums. Haig is the author of eight highly rated continuing professional education courses that are presently being utilized on a national basis.

Haig has served on various AICPA and Washington Society of CPA's task forces and committees in the areas of auditing, personal financial planning and continuing education. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Colorado.

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