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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Live Accounting Webinar Courses

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Complete required continuing education credits your way.

Join a live accounting CPE webinar and earn your CPE credits in the comfort of your home or office, while getting the same experience you would in a live seminar. Our webinars are a true live broadcast, with industry experts that are excited to answer your questions and help you truly understand the topic. Earn your self-study CPE in a convenient and efficient manner, and stay up to date on critical issues and hot topics. Our webinars are the perfect way to fulfill your continuing education requirements, whether you need CPE, EA, or CFP® certification CE. Complete your required credits without taking an exam or worrying about filing your certificate...Kaplan’s got you covered!

Upcoming webinars include:

June 7, 2019 | 1:00-4:30 pm ET | 4 Credits CPE

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Course Overview:
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.

This course is designed for practitioners in public accounting that perform audits under Government Auditing Standards.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should 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

Speaker / Author:

Marci Thomas, MHA, CPA, CGMA. View biography »

September 26, 2019 | 1:00-4:30 pm ET | 4 Credits CPE

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Course Overview:
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.

This course is designed for all accounting and financial professionals needing a good year-round update on recently-issued standards.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to apply the provisions of recently-issued accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation, and review pronouncements.

Major subjects include:

  • Relevant accounting standards updates to the FASB codification
  • Audit services issues
  • Preparation, compilation and review issues

Speaker / Author:

Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA. For more information about Salvatore, visit his website »

December 5, 2019 | 1:00-4:30 pm ET | 4 Credits | CPE, EA, or CFP® Certification CE

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Course Overview:
This fast-paced 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.

This course is 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.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should 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

Speaker / Author:

Edward K. Zollars, CPA. View biography »


Kaplan Financial Education powered by SmartPros and Kaplan Financial Education powered by Loscalzo Institute are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.