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2018 FASB and AICPA Update (FAU)

NEW! 8-Hour Program

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

Loscalzo’s most popular course is a must to keep you on top of the continuing changes in the profession. Whether these changes are in technical standards or professional standards, the course authors will evaluate and emphasize those changes with broad application and offer detailed practical guidance and illustrations.

DESIGNED FOR...

All firms, all staff, all CPAs; all accountants needing a good year-round update on recently issued standards.

OBJECTIVE

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.

MAJOR SUBJECTS

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

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

ACRONYM: FAU

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Update

PREREQUISITES:

  • Basic audit and accounting course or experience

ADVANCE PREPARATION: None

FIELD OF STUDY: Accounting & Auditing

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT:

  • Accounting: 5 hours
  • Auditing: 3 hours

Section on auditing standards qualifies for the 24-hour Yellow Book requirement. Section on specific accounting standards qualifies for the 24-hour Yellow Book requirement if an auditor has FASB Yellow Book clients. Determination as to the qualification of certain courses for the Yellow Book 24-hour requirement should be made on an auditor-specific basis depending on that auditor’s Yellow Book clients. Note that the determination of course qualification is a matter of an auditor’s professional judgment in consultation with appropriate individuals in the audit firm. The 24 hours are a subset of the 80-hour requirement.

NOTE: This course is available as an 8-hour, 4-hour, and 2-hour program:

  • 2018 FASB and AICPA Update NEW! (FAU) 
  • Accounting and Auditing Updates NEW! (AAU4)
  • FASB Update NEW! (FASB2)

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SmartPros®, A Kaplan Company and Loscalzo Institute, A Kaplan Company 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.