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Instructor-Led CPE Courses in New York

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Meet your continuing professional education requirements in New York with expert instruction in a live, traditional classroom. Kaplan Financial Education's live CPE classes, powered by Loscalzo Institute, provide a learning environment with maximum student-teacher interaction. With years of financial and insurance industry experience, our instructors are the best of the best.

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New York Live CPE Seminars

Live Class Calendar
Date(s) Class City &
State
Credit Hours Price   Details
May 29 – May 29 Nonprofit Industry Update and GAAP Refresher Holtsville, NY
Accounting 4
Auditing 4
$245.00  Add to Cart 

This program provides a 2019 update of the issues at the forefront of industry to assist the auditor in assessing risk. It also includes updates to FASB guidance through March 2019 with a specific section on the new not-for-profit financial statements, complete with disclosure examples. We will also discuss the FASB’s pending ASU related to the accounting for grants and contracts, as well as a discussion of the AICPA’s task force recommendations related to revenue recognition. This course also includes a single audit section which has been updated for the newly-issued Yellow Book and other new developments in compliance auditing.

The U.S. GAAP refresher portion of the program includes coverage of some significantly enhanced sections in the AICPA’s nonprofit audit guide and nonprofit Technical Practice Aids.

Designed for

  • Practitioners working with nonprofit organizations in public practice
  • Nonprofit industry accountants who need to keep on top of current accounting and disclosure requirements

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the issues faced by nonprofits in today’s environment which will help them assess risk
  • Recognize and deal with major accounting and disclosure issues impacting their clients or organizations
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Ramada Plaza Holtsville
  • 1730 Ocean Avenue
  • Holtsville, NY 11742

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, May 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Allen Fetterman
Jun 10 – Jun 10 2019 Current Practice Issues and Update for Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Uniondale, NY
Accounting 4
Auditing 4
$245.00  Add to Cart 

The Department of Labor (DOL) oversight and monitoring of audit quality has intensified and will continue for employee benefit plan (EBP) audits for the foreseeable future. EBP audits present a myriad of practice issues and risks that practitioners must address. This advanced course provides guidance and best practices in planning, performing and documenting these audits. The course will discuss skills and knowledge to:

  • Stay current on regulatory initiatives, findings and actions
  • Identify and address recurring difficult and complex accounting, auditing and financial reporting issues in EBP engagements
  • Effectively perform required auditing procedures
  • Document evidence obtained to support the opinion
  • Identify deficiencies and focus on best practices
  • Report prohibited transactions

Designed for

  • Practitioners in public accounting firms that audit employee benefit plans.

Participants will be able to:

  • Address and implement current ASU (FASB) updates
  • Identify current auditing issues with common sense solutions
  • Prepare adequate and sufficient audit documentation that will satisfy the professional standards for documentation and the DOL
  • Avoid mistakes and deficiencies in financial reporting and disclosures noted by DOL Audit Quality Study and Peer Reviews
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, June 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Joseph Manfre
Aug 26 – Aug 26 Professional Ethics for New York CPAs (AM Session) Holtsville, NY
Ethics 4
$175.00  Add to Cart 

New York requires all active licensed accountants to take an ethics course once every three years. This course has been approved by the Board of Accountancy as qualifying to meet the requirement.

The AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised, and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014 and has made many changes since then. In this program, the Code is used as a basis for discussing regulatory ethics. The program will address ethics rules applicable to CPAs in public practice, those in business, and others. Recent changes, interpretations, and non-authoritative guidance issued by PEEC will be discussed along with the most recent New York laws and regulations.

Designed for

  • Active licensed CPAs in public practice or industry.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, along with recent changes
  • Identify ethical threats and safeguards associated with members practicing in public practice, in business, or applicable to other members
  • Identify the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules that are applicable to all members, including those in public practice and business
  • Explain and apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to integrity and objectivity, independence, general standards, acts discreditable, commissions and referral fees, advertising, confidential information, and form of organization and name
  • Understand the importance of and differences between the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and New York state laws and regulations

Course topics:

  • The conceptual framework
  • Confidentiality and conflicts of interest
  • Issues impacting attest services, including independence
  • Issues impacting non-attest practices and engagements
  • Issues impacting CPAs in industry
  • New York state laws and regulations
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Ramada Plaza Holtsville
  • 1730 Ocean Avenue
  • Holtsville, NY 11742

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, August 26, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Kenn Heaslip
Aug 26 – Aug 26 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (ASU 2014-09, As Amended) (PM Session) Holtsville, NY
Accounting 4
$175.00  Add to Cart 

ASU 2014-09, as amended (Topic 606) will impact most U.S. GAAP financial statements either due to measurement and recognition changes from legacy U.S. GAAP and/or additional disclosure requirements compared to prior guidance.

This 4-hour program will overview the key provisions of the ASU, identify and apply the new five-step revenue recognition model, describe the new disclosure requirements, as well as discuss transition and business implications of the new guidance. In addition, selected industry implementation guidance developed by the AICPA will be discussed.

Designed for

  • All accounting and financial professionals in industry and public practice.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize how the new revenue guidance differs from legacy revenue guidance
  • Identify and describe the five steps involved in applying the new revenue recognition model
  • Identify and describe selected industry implementation guidance developed by the AICPA
  • Identify the increased disclosures required in the ASU for both public and non-public entities
  • Identify the transition requirements to be applied upon the effective date of ASU 2014-09, as amended

Course Topics:

  • Objectives and scope
  • Five-step revenue recognition model
  • Selected industry implementation guidance
  • Presentation and disclosure
  • Transition guidance and business implications
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Ramada Plaza Holtsville
  • 1730 Ocean Avenue
  • Holtsville, NY 11742

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, August 26, 2019, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Kenn Heaslip
Aug 27 – Aug 27 2019 FASB and AICPA Update Holtsville, NY
Accounting 5
Auditing 3
$245.00  Add to Cart 

For over 30 years, the FASB and AICPA Update has been the most popular seminar we offer. This course is a must to keep you on top of the continuing changes in the accounting profession. Whether these changes are in accounting technical standards or professional standards, the course authors will provide practical guidance including standards’ review and implementation guidance where appropriate.

Designed for:

  • All accounting and financial professionals needing a good year-round update on recently issued standards.

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:

  • Accounting standard updates (ASUs)
  • FASB projects
  • Audit service issues
  • ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives
  • AICPA activities and profession update

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the changes and discuss the issues surrounding recently issued accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and review pronouncements, and relevant proposals.
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Ramada Plaza Holtsville
  • 1730 Ocean Avenue
  • Holtsville, NY 11742

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, August 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Stanley Wirtheim
Sep 24 – Sep 24 Risk-Based Audit Standards—Effective Utilization Uniondale, NY
Auditing 8
$245.00  Add to Cart 

This program will review the requirements of risk-based auditing, address best practices when conducting planning and risk assessment procedures, describe audit testing strategies including sampling and internal control testing, and illustrate documentation examples that comply with the risk assessment standards. Additionally, this course will introduce, explain, and outline how artificial intelligence (AI) can, and already is, changing the audit process. Specifically, this course will examine how AI will change fundamental components of the risk-based audit process.

Designed for

  • Audit practitioners having responsibility for planning and supervising audits, as well as other members of audit engagement teams involved with audits of non-public entities. Additionally, this course is designed for audit professionals seeking to better understand how AI will change how audits are conducted, and future applications based on AI technologies.

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the risk-based audit standards
  • Apply risk assessment audit procedures
  • Develop effective and efficient audit strategies for private entity audits
  • Select effective and efficient audit testing strategies
  • Determine when it might be more efficient to perform internal control testing
  • Explain and discuss core components of AI
  • Differentiate and discuss the different kinds of AI currently in the marketplace
  • Identify how AI tools are already influencing and changing the audit and accounting profession
  • Be able to evaluate where to begin implementing AI in the audit and attest process
  • Discuss and articulate what firms are currently doing to implement AI within their organizations

Course topics:

  • Definition of artificial intelligence
  • What AI means for business
  • Applications of AI already in client firms
  • Accounting implications of AI
  • Market examples and updates
  • Risk assessment process and procedures
  • Audit planning and strategy
  • Testing strategies
  • Internal control testing
  • Risk assessment audit standards
  • Sampling applications
  • Sufficiency of evidence
  • Documentation and best practices
  • Linked and tailored audit procedures
  • SAS No.132 on the Auditor’s Consideration of an Entity’s Ability to Remain a Going Concern
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, September 24, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Salvatore Collemi
Oct 28 – Oct 28 Professional Ethics for New York CPAs (AM Session) Uniondale, NY
Ethics 4
$175.00  Add to Cart 

New York requires all active licensed accountants to take an ethics course once every three years. This course has been approved by the Board of Accountancy as qualifying to meet the requirement.

The AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised, and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014 and has made many changes since then. In this program, the Code is used as a basis for discussing regulatory ethics. The program will address ethics rules applicable to CPAs in public practice, those in business, and others. Recent changes, interpretations, and non-authoritative guidance issued by PEEC will be discussed along with the most recent New York laws and regulations.

Designed for

  • Active licensed CPAs in public practice or industry.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, along with recent changes
  • Identify ethical threats and safeguards associated with members practicing in public practice, in business, or applicable to other members
  • Identify the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules that are applicable to all members, including those in public practice and business
  • Explain and apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to integrity and objectivity, independence, general standards, acts discreditable, commissions and referral fees, advertising, confidential information, and form of organization and name
  • Understand the importance of and differences between the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and New York state laws and regulations

Course topics:

  • The conceptual framework
  • Confidentiality and conflicts of interest
  • Issues impacting attest services, including independence
  • Issues impacting non-attest practices and engagements
  • Issues impacting CPAs in industry
  • New York state laws and regulations
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, October 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Kenn Heaslip
Oct 28 – Oct 28 Accounting and Auditing Updates (PM Session) Uniondale, NY
Accounting 2
Auditing 2
$175.00  Add to Cart 

This program is a must to keep CPAs, accountants, and financial professionals on top of the changes they need to know to be effective. The course authors evaluate and emphasize those changes with broad application and develop detailed practical guidance and illustrations.

Designed for

  • All accounting and financial professionals needing a good year-round update on recently issued standards.

Participants will be able to

  • Apply the provisions of recently-issued accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation, and review pronouncements.

Course Topics

  • Relevant accounting standards updates to the FASB codification
  • Audit services issues
  • Preparation, compilation and review issues
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, October 28, 2019, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Kenn Heaslip
Nov 04 – Nov 04 2019 FASB and AICPA Update Holtsville, NY
Accounting 5
Auditing 3
$245.00  Add to Cart 

For over 30 years, the FASB and AICPA Update has been the most popular seminar we offer. This course is a must to keep you on top of the continuing changes in the accounting profession. Whether these changes are in accounting technical standards or professional standards, the course authors will provide practical guidance including standards’ review and implementation guidance where appropriate.

Designed for:

  • All accounting and financial professionals needing a good year-round update on recently issued standards.

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:

  • Accounting standard updates (ASUs)
  • FASB projects
  • Audit service issues
  • ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives
  • AICPA activities and profession update

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the changes and discuss the issues surrounding recently issued accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and review pronouncements, and relevant proposals.
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Ramada Plaza Holtsville
  • 1730 Ocean Avenue
  • Holtsville, NY 11742

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 04, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Stanley Wirtheim
Nov 12 – Nov 12 Disclosure—The Key To Financial Statements Uniondale, NY
Accounting 8
$245.00  Add to Cart 

Keep your professional reputation stellar by making sure your financial statements are “up-to-speed.” This course will:

  • Explain and illustrate disclosure requirements
  • Clear up misconceptions on practice problems
  • Correct disclosure deficiencies most frequently cited by peer reviewers
  • Illustrate revenue and lease disclosures based on Topics 606 and 842

Designed for

  • CPAs, accountants, and financial professionals in industry and public practice who are responsible for the preparation of non-public financial statements. This program is a must for those professionals who will undergo peer review.

Participants will be able to

  • Prepare disclosures necessary for both public and non-public entities.
  • Special emphasis is given to common disclosure deficiencies noted in practice
  • Recent changes in revenue, leases, subsequent events, going concern, loss contingencies, financial instruments, and fair value
  • Risks and uncertainties and accounting policies
  • Liabilities—how debt violations impact classification
  • Uncertain tax positions
  • Accounting changes, error corrections, and other categories in the income statement
  • Cash flow statements
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, November 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Mark Mishler
Nov 13 – Nov 13 Analyzing Financial Statements Uniondale, NY
Accounting 8
$245.00  Add to Cart 

Many professionals including corporate management, loan officers, investors, suppliers, customers, and auditors use financial statement analysis to perform their daily responsibilities. This program focuses on financial statements and the analysis of financial statements utilizing cases to assess profitability, liquidity, and resource management efficiency. We conclude with discussions of non-GAAP performance measurements, forecasting, and valuation.

Designed for

  • Industry CPAs, accountants, and financial professionals who analyze financial results, evaluate operational performance, perform acquisition due diligence, and develop business strategies. The program is also beneficial for auditors when performing risk assessments as a part of audit planning.

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different financial statement users and their information needs
  • For each financial statement—Balance Sheet, Income Statement and the Cash Flow Statement—identify characteristics, alternatives and risks associated with specific financial statement elements
  • Perform financial statement analysis using best practices and various cases
  • Compare financial statements of different companies in the same industry and the same company across different time periods
  • Explain the importance of using a company’s MD&A for effective financial statement analysis
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 13, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Mark Mishler
Nov 18 – Nov 18 Nonprofit GAAP Refresher (AM Session) Uniondale, NY
Accounting 4
$175.00  Add to Cart 

This program provides participants with a chance to refresh their knowledge of U.S. GAAP. This course covers ASU 2016-14 on the new not-for-profit financial statements along with accounting issues starting with cash and going through consolidations.

Designed for:

  • Practitioners working with nonprofit organizations in public practice
  • Nonprofit industry accountants who want a deeper dive into NFP accounting and disclosure requirements

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize and deal with major accounting and disclosure issues impacting their clients or organizations.
  • Classes of transactions including revenue recognition as well as general issues such as consolidation and mergers and acquisitions.

Course Topics:

  • Not-for-profit financial statements
  • Account balances
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Allen Fetterman
Nov 18 – Nov 18 Government Auditing Standards - 2018 Yellow Book (PM Session) Uniondale, NY
Auditing 8
$175.00  Add to Cart 

The GAO finalized its amended version of Government Auditing Standards in the summer of 2018. The new Yellow Book is a modernized version of Government Auditing Standards that takes into account developments in the auditing, accountability, and financial management professions. Some of the new provisions address quality control issues identified by federal agencies and the AICPA. This course covers the Yellow Book requirements for financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and performance audits.

Designed For

  • Practitioners in public accounting that perform audits under Government Auditing Standards.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the requirements of Government Auditing Standards
  • Describe the differences between the 2011 standards and the 2017 standards
  • Apply the requirements of the newly-issued Government Auditing Standards

Course Topics:

  • Ethics and independence
  • CPE
  • Peer review
  • Quality
  • Financial statement audit requirements
  • Attestation engagement requirements
  • Performance audit requirements
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, November 18, 2019, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Allen Fetterman
Dec 06 – Dec 06 Current Federal Tax Developments Uniondale, NY
Taxes 8
$245.00  Add to Cart 

This fast-paced, one-day course covers the latest developments in federal taxation, updated biweekly, with emphasis on real world applications. This program is always applauded for its relevance and coverage of practical issues. Emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy keeps participants interested all day. Learn how to avoid penalties, how to use IRS “Frequently Asked Questions” to answer tough questions relating to new laws, how to plan with regulations and other guidance issued since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and much more.

Designed for

  • Tax advisors in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of federal tax developments delivered in plain English.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand and work with tax law changes
  • Analyze court decisions, IRS Notices, Revenue Rulings, and Revenue Procedures for application to clients’ tax planning and compliance
  • Be aware of IRS audit issues
  • Assess pending legislation
  • Anticipate and create opportunities for tax reduction
  • Avoid penalties IRC Sec. 6662 imposes on careless taxpayers
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, December 06, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Nicholas Preusch
Dec 10 – Dec 10 2019 FASB and AICPA Update Uniondale, NY
Accounting 5
Auditing 3
$245.00  Add to Cart 

For over 30 years, the FASB and AICPA Update has been the most popular seminar we offer. This course is a must to keep you on top of the continuing changes in the accounting profession. Whether these changes are in accounting technical standards or professional standards, the course authors will provide practical guidance including standards’ review and implementation guidance where appropriate.

Designed for:

  • All accounting and financial professionals needing a good year-round update on recently issued standards.

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:

  • Accounting standard updates (ASUs)
  • FASB projects
  • Audit service issues
  • ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives
  • AICPA activities and profession update

Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the changes and discuss the issues surrounding recently issued accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and review pronouncements, and relevant proposals.
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, December 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Stanley Wirtheim
Dec 16 – Dec 16 Compilation and Review Practice Guide Uniondale, NY
Auditing 8
$245.00  Add to Cart 

Compilation and review issues have dominated the profession during the past few years, and the codification of SSARS 21 in AR-C Sections 60, 70, 80, and 90, as well as the changes made in SSARS 22, 23 and 24. This program addresses these changes and current performance requirements in the compilation and review literature such that practitioners will be able to perform these services in compliance with SSARS, while applying best practices for both efficiency and effectiveness.

Designed for

  • Practitioners who perform compilation and review engagements for non-public entities.


Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the performance requirements in the SSARS standards based on SSARS 21, 22, 23 and 24
  • Effectively review engagements utilizing the guidance in AR-C Sections 60, 80, and 90
  • Effectively perform preparation engagements utilizing the guidance in AR-C Section 70 of SSARS 21
  • Efficiently document compilations and reviews following the documentation guidance in AR-C Sections 80 and 90 in SSARS 21, 22, 23 and 24
  • Identify best practices when performing compilation and review engagements
  • Address special purpose frameworks when performing compilation and review engagements
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Long Island Marriott
  • 101 James Doolittle Blvd.
  • Uniondale, NY 11553

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, December 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Ferdinand