8-Hour Program (Great industry course)
WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?
The requirements of U.S. GAAP are often complex and overwhelming for professionals who prepare financial statements. The complexities and constant changes to existing standards require diligence and focus. History shows that certain areas continue to pose challenges for many preparers. This program is specifically geared toward professionals in the accounting industry. We cover some of the more challenging areas in U.S. GAAP, including business combinations, goodwill and impairments, joint ventures, derivatives and hedging, as well as upcoming changes to revenue recognition, which will be a challenge to all! The course includes numerous practical examples, and participants will have the opportunity to work out the mechanics of complex standards during the seminar.
Accountants preparing financial statements. This course provides answers to some of the more complicated accounting issues preparers of industry financial statements face every day.
Participants will be able to:
(Content has been revised to reflect the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
COURSE ACRONYM: GAAPI
PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live
LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Basic
ADVANCE PREPARATION: None
FIELD OF STUDY: Accounting
RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 8 hours
NOTE: This course is available as an 8-hour, 4-hour, and 2-hour program:
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.