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New Guidance on Calculating UBTI for Separate Trades or Businesses Under Tax Reform
What Constitutes Unrelated Separate Lines of Businesses, Using Silos to Compute UBTI, Anti...
November 29, 2018 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and exempt org personnel with a critical first look at the new IRS guidance on identifying separate lines of trade or businesses for purposes of calculating unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) as is now required by the TCJA tax reform law. The panel will d... Read More

Employee Benefit Plan Audit Peer Reviews
Preparing for Risk Assessment, Control Document Inspection, and Other Peer Reviewer Concer...
December 6, 2018 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will prepare audit advisers to identify issues that frequently arise in employee benefit plan audit peer reviews and offer best practices to address potential problems and to work with reviewers. Read More

Developing Indirect Cost Rates for Nonprofit Organizations: Practical Approaches
Calculating and Allocating Shared Expenses, Designing and Defending Methodologies
December 31, 2018 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide accounting advisers to nonprofit organizations with a detailed guide to developing indirect cost rates in a practical, hands-on context. The panel will describe rate development methodologies and allocation questions, discuss strategies for moving indirect costs into direct... Read More

Form 1023 Application for 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status: Anticipating Compliance Challenges
Tying Financial Information to Proposed Activities, Required Disclosures, Streamlined Appl...
November 8, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax advisers and nonprofit personnel with a practical guide to the challenges of completing Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3). The panel will identify the most vexing compliance challenges, outline both financial and narrative requi... Read More

UBTI and UBIT in IRAs and Qualified Plans: Identifying Unrelated Business Taxable Income a...
August 30, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will give nonprofit tax professionals and advisers a thorough guide to recognizing and reporting unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) about IRAs, qualified plans and other retirement accounts. The webinar will focus on the standards and guidelines for determining whether income deri... Read More

Exempt/Non-Exempt Joint Ventures: Furthering Exempt Purpose Through Partnerships With For-...
Protecting Exempt Status, Avoiding UBTI, Structuring Considerations and JV Alternatives
August 16, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will give nonprofit advisers and tax professionals a practical guide to the rules governing joint ventures between tax-exempt organizations and for-profit entities. The panel will discuss the control regulations for determining the tax treatment of joint venture proceeds, detail the UBT... Read More

Tax Treatment of Exempt Organization Real Estate Income: Calculating UBTI and UDFI on Rent...
July 26, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers to exempt organizations with a practical guide to the planning opportunities, tax risks and reporting obligations of exempt organizations investing in real estate assets. The panel will outline when rental and sale income is exempt and when no... Read More

Form 4720 Private Foundation Excise Tax Return: Reporting Taxable Violations
Tying Excise Tax Return to Form 990-PF, Calculating Tax on Foundation and Individuals
July 12, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax advisers to private foundations with a thorough and practical guide to completing Form 4720 Private Foundation Excise Tax Return. The panel will discuss how to identify acts in violation of tax codes 4941-4946 by a private foundation, consider requirement that acts be "... Read More

New FASB ASU 2016-14 on Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting and Disclosures: Are You Ready?
Revise Reporting Practices for Net Asset Classification, Expense Reporting and Liquidity D...
June 26, 2018 CPE Download

This webinar will provide not-for-profit (NFP) auditors and professionals with NFP financial reporting responsibilities with a thorough and practical guide to the new FASB ASU 2016-14 reporting standard, applicable to almost all nonprofits, and prepare to implement its significant changes to financi... Read More

UBTI and UBIT for Exempt Organizations: Mastering Form 990-T
Getting Calculations Right and Avoiding Audit Traps
June 7, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will give nonprofit tax professionals and advisers a good look at the rules governing unrelated business income tax ("UBIT"), which U.S.-based tax-exempt organizations must pay on UBTI. The webinar will focus on the standards and guidelines for determining whether income is UBTI and thu... Read More

New FASB ASU 2014-09 Revenue Recognition Standards for Nonprofit Entities: Implementing AS...
Five-Step Process for Identifying Performance Obligations and Allocating Contract Inflows
May 22, 2018 CPE Download

This webinar will provide auditors and professionals with not-for-profit (NFP) financial reporting responsibilities with a thorough and practical guide to the FASB's new Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09. The presenters will also discuss Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) reco... Read More

Responding to Loss of Tax Exempt Status: Automatic Revocation and For-Cause Termination
Current and Retroactive Reinstatement, Notification Requirements and Filing Obligations
February 21, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofit and exempt organizations with a guide to responding to and remedying loss of tax exempt status. The panel will highlight risk areas for exempt status termination, discuss reinstating 501(c)(3) exemption status due to inadvertent lapses, detail how to c... Read More

403(b) Plan Annual Audits: Identifying Costly Reporting Errors, Evaluating Alternative Sol...
Determining Audit and Form 5500 Filing Requirements for Governmental and Nonprofit Plans
February 20, 2018 CPE Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits administrators, auditors and plan sponsors with best practices to prevent serious and costly errors in preparing for 403b plan audits. The panel will differentiate between 401k and 403b audits, explain the pitfalls that practitioners often encounter in the... Read More

Nonprofits and Exempt Organizations After Tax Reform: Preparing for Massive Changes
Planning for New UBTI Calculations, Excise Tax on Excess Compensation, Individual and Busi...
February 15, 2018 CPE, EA CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide advisers to tax exempt organizations with a critical first look at the significant impact of the new tax reform law on nonprofit entities. The panel will outline key changes to UBTI/UBIT calculations and reporting, describe new compensation rules, and offer guidance on stra... Read More

Correcting Common Form 990 Errors: Identifying Audit Triggers and Remedying Prior Year Fil...
Penalty Abatements, Fixing Prohibited Transactions, Reconciling Related Organization Trans...
January 30, 2018 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofit and exempt organizations with a practical guide to identifying, avoiding and correcting the most common and complex errors in completing Form 990 and Form 990-PF. The panel will focus on the mechanics of tax reporting, offer concrete examples of correc... Read More

Broker-Dealer Audits: Overcoming Costly Deficiencies in PCAOB Examinations and Avoiding Sa...
Addressing Auditor Independence, Related-Party Transactions, SEC Net-Capital Rules and Mor...
January 25, 2018 CPE CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide audit professionals and advisers with practical guidance for conducting broker-dealer audits, offering tools to avoid the most common and costly risk areas in broker-dealer audits as identified in PCAOB annual inspections. The panel will offer their experiences and practica... Read More

Alternative Investments for Nonprofits and Exempt Organizations: Avoiding Unforeseen Tax C...
Identifying Valuation Issues, UBTI, Foreign Reporting Requirements, and After-Tax Returns
December 12, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax advisers to exempt organizations with a thorough and practical guide to the reporting requirements and tax traps to avoid in holding alternative investments as part of the nonprofit's funding and investment strategy. The co-presenters will discuss the planning considera... Read More

International Implications of Social Security for Workers in the U.S.
Determining Eligibility, Withholding and Filing Requirements, Totalization Agreements and...
December 5, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide employee benefit advisers with a thorough and practical guide to the complex area of social security coverage and withholding for inbound employees of U.S. companies. The panel will outline the statutory rules for how these individuals qualify for coverage, discuss the impa... Read More

Implementing ASU 2016-14 Not-For-Profit Financial Statement New Reporting Standards
Major Changes in Net Asset Classification, Liquidity and Expense Function Reporting, and U...
November 28, 2017 CPE Download

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofit organizations with a practical guide to the new FASB reporting requirements for nonprofit organizations. The panel will discuss the specific changes to various financial reporting requirements required by the new standard, including the reduction in th... Read More

Form 990 Challenges for Tax Advisers to Nonprofit Entities
Identifying Areas of IRS Scrutiny in Exempt Organization Tax Return and Schedules
November 20, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofit and exempt organizations with a practical guide to navigating some of the more challenging aspects of completing Form 990. The panel will discuss recent IRS changes to form instructions, detail areas of examination emphasis based on the Service's 2017... Read More

Mastering Form 990 Schedule A: Protecting Public Charity Status, IRC 509 Public Support Te...
October 17, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit advisers with a comprehensive guide to reporting the public support tests of IRC Section 509(a) on Schedule A of the Form 990 Exempt Organization Information Return. Read More

New Section 514(c) Fractions Rule Guidance for Exempt Orgs: Avoiding UBTI in Real Estate P...
October 3, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide advisers to tax-exempt organizations with a practical guide to the fractions rule, which governs the tax implications of allocations between tax-exempt partners and taxable partners. The panel will detail recent IRS guidance permitting certain partnership allocations that m... Read More

State Tax Treatment of UBTI for Exempt Organizations: Calculations, Conformance and Apport...
Navigating States' Partial- or Non-Conformance With Federal Treatment; Multi-State Apporti...
September 19, 2017 CPE Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit tax professionals and advisers with a practical guide into various states' rules governing unrelated business income tax (UBIT), which U.S.-based tax-exempt organizations must pay on unrelated business taxable income (UBTI). The webinar will focus on the standards... Read More

Form 990-PF: Meeting IRS Demands for Fiscal, Grant and Other Data From Private Foundations
July 25, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will prepare accounting and tax advisers to private foundations to handle all aspects of Form 990-PF compliance with a thorough review of the material requirements and instructions. The panel will discuss potential risk areas for tax professionals, not only in preparing the return, but... Read More

Sampling Strategies in Financial Statement Audits: Updated Guidance
Mastering AICPA Standards and Latest Sampling and Risk Guides to Devise a Sampling Methodo...
July 20, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will prepare audit specialists to select appropriate sampling techniques for financial statement audits. The panel will explain the rationale for and technical terms of generally accepted standards for sampling methodologies, based on AICPA accounting standards and guides and on profess... Read More

Mastering Form 990 Schedule R: Reporting Transactions With Related Organizations and Unrel...
June 14, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax advisers to exempt organizations with a thorough and practical guide to completing Form 990 Schedule R, Related Organizations and Unrelated Partnerships. The panel will go into detail on translating the form instructions onto the Schedule and will include examples of co... Read More

AICPA Peer Review Program Compliance: Responding to Latest Developments
Best Practices for Optimal Reviews Given Broker-Dealer Issues, Single-Audit Checklist and...
May 31, 2017 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare accounting firm professionals for future AICPA peer reviews with the latest developments on standards and guidance, and will outline best practices for undergoing reviews. Read More

Mastering Form 5500 Schedule H: Avoiding Audit Triggers
Financial Information Reporting Requirements, Identifying Valuation Challenges and Expande...
May 18, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits professionals and tax advisers with a practical and comprehensive guide to completing Form 5500, with a specific focus on Schedule H, Financial Reporting. The panel will offer specific guidance on completing the form, detailing the fair value calculations... Read More

401k Annual Audits: Anticipating Serious and Costly Errors, Evaluating Alternative Solutio...
April 11, 2017 CPE Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits administrators, auditors and plan sponsors with best practices to prevent serious and costly errors in preparing for 401k audits. The panel will explain the pitfalls that practitioners often encounter in these audits and outline how to address these issues... Read More

Form 990 Schedule C: Mastering Complex Reporting of Political Campaign and Lobbying Activi...
Avoiding Excise Taxes, Penalties, Fines, and Revocation of Tax-Exempt Status Due to Noncom...
April 4, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit advisers with a comprehensive guide to reporting on political campaign and lobbying activities on Schedule C of the Form 990 Exempt Organization Information Return. The panel will offer a practical part-by-part exploration of completing the schedule, focusing on i... Read More

Employee Benefit Plan Voluntary Correction Programs: Fixing Costly Errors and Preserving T...
Leveraging Available IRS and DOL Programs to Proactively Address Plan Mistakes and Minimiz...
March 1, 2017 CPE Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits auditors with best practices and the proper procedures to remedy serious and costly (but all too common) benefit plan errors through available IRS and DOL retirement plan correction programs. The panel will explain the processes and potential pitfalls that... Read More

DOL Health & Welfare Plan Audit Response and Protection: Reducing Risk Exposure to Avoid C...
February 14, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits accounting and tax professionals with a thorough and practical guide to preparing responses for a Department of Labor (DOL) investigative audit of a company's health and welfare plan. The panel will discuss required documentation and procedures for submitt... Read More

Mastering Form 990 Schedule D: Supplemental Financial Statements
Identifying Assets Requiring Separate Reporting, Navigating the Interplay Between Schedule...
February 7, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit advisers with a comprehensive guide to reporting supplemental financial statement information on Schedule D of the Form 990 Exempt Organization Information Return. The panel will offer a practical part-by-part exploration of completing the schedule, focusing on id... Read More

Mastering Form 990 Schedule L: Reporting Transactions With Interested Persons
Meeting the Reasonable Effort Standard and Navigating New Placeholder Disclosure for Subst...
January 10, 2017 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide tax advisers to exempt organizations with a thorough and practical guide to completing Form 990 Schedule L, Transactions With Interested Persons, focusing on Parts II through V. The panel will go into detail on the "reasonable effort" requirement to identify interested pers... Read More

New IRC 457(f) Deferred Compensation Rules for Nonprofits: Preparing for Major Changes Ahe...
Reviving 457(f) Plans: Short-Term Deferrals, Rolling Risk of Forfeiture, Deferral of Curre...
December 14, 2016 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit organization advisers and professionals with a critical first look at the new IRS guidance on deferred compensation for nonprofit and exempt organization executives and employees. The panel will discuss critical structuring changes to Section 457(f) and define the... Read More

New Determination Letter Process for Tax-Qualified Employee Benefit Plans: Preparing for M...
Amending Plans in the Absence of Determination Letters, Elimination of the Five-Year Cycle...
December 7, 2016 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits professionals and auditors with a critical first look at the new IRS guidelines that virtually eliminate the Determination Letter Program for retirement plans. The panel will also detail the specific changes contained in Rev. Proc. 2016-51, and offer usefu... Read More

Implementing New FASB Not-For-Profit Financial Statement Reporting Standards of ASU 2016-1...
Major Changes in Net Asset Classification, Liquidity and Expense Function Reporting, and U...
November 16, 2016 CPE CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofit organizations with a practical guide to the new FASB reporting requirements. The panel will discuss the specific changes to various financial reporting requirements required by the new standard, including the reduction in the number of net asset classe... Read More

Charitable Donations of LLC and Limited Partnership Interests to Nonprofits
Avoiding Negative Tax Consequences for Public Charities, Private Foundations and Donor-Adv...
October 27, 2016 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit organization professionals and counsel with a practical guide to the planning and reporting implications involved when a donor contemplates gifting an interest in a partnership or an LLC to an exempt organization. The panel will outline gifting impacts to donors,... Read More

Mastering SOC-1 Attestation Reports Under SSAE 16: Auditing Service Organizations Controls...
August 9, 2016 CPE Download

This webinar will provide audit and attest professionals with a practical and comprehensive guide to issuing and interpreting SSAE 16 (SOC 1) audit reports of outside service companies. The panel will discuss the specific features and functions of an SOC 1 report, focusing on the peculiarities of pr... Read More

401k Audit Issues With Plan Transfers: Identifying Change of Provider Issues in Annual Pla...
Auditor's Role in Ensuring Compliance With DOL Rules and Fiduciary Standards
June 15, 2016 CPE Download

This webinar will provide benefit plan professionals, including auditors and plan administrators, with a deep and comprehensive guide to the specific issues involving 401(k) plan transfers from one provider to another. The panel will identify the specific risks and reporting requirements involved in... Read More

In-Kind Contributions: Accounting for Nonprofits
Determining Optimal Classification and Valuation of Gifts and Services, Appropriate Timing...
March 9, 2016 CPE Download

This webinar will provide tax advisors to exempt organizations with a review of the material terms of accounting standards, tax rules and guidance for gift-in-kind (GIK) donations to nonprofits. The panel will explore challenges that arise in the actual recording of GIKs both conceptually and practi... Read More

Major Program Determination in Uniform Guidance Audits Under the New Standard: Mastering t...
Avoiding Deficiencies in the Single Audit MPD Process
March 2, 2016 CPE CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide audit professionals with thorough and comprehensive guidance to the Major Program Determination in Uniform Guidance (formerly referred to as Circular A-133) Audits, using the four-step risk evaluation model. The panel will discuss the changes to the MPD process that have ar... Read More

ASU 2015-12: Applying the New Reporting Standard for Employee Benefit Plans
Ready for "Simplification?" FBRIC Measurement, Plan Investment Disclosures, Measurement Da...
February 23, 2016 CPE Download

This webinar will provide employee benefit plan professionals and advisers with a comprehensive discussion of the new standards announced in ASU 2015-12 as part of FASB's "Employee Benefit Plan Simplifications." While the intent of the new standards is to simplify reporting valuation of fully benefi... Read More

UDFI for Exempt Organizations: Reporting Unrelated Debt-Financed Income on Form 990-T
Avoiding Costly Allocation Mistakes in the Sale of Encumbered Property
February 3, 2016 CPE, EA CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers to exempt organizations with a thorough and comprehensive practical guide to calculating and reporting unrelated debt financed income (UDFI) and unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) rising from the sale of property financed with debt. The... Read More

Navigating the New Lease Accounting Standards for Audit Advisers
Preparing Clients for the Transition to the Joint Project Lease Reporting
January 12, 2016 CPE Download

This webinar will provide audit professionals with practical and concrete guidance on how the new Joint FASB/IASB Lease Accounting Standards will impact their role as auditors and advisors to companies affected by the new reporting requirements. The panel will offer details on what the new lease rep... Read More

Navigating Foreign Activities Reporting Requirements for Exempt Organizations: Form 990 Sc...
Identifying Required Disclosures and Tracking Location and Nature of Foreign Accounts For...
January 6, 2016 CPE, EA CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide an in-depth exploration into the determinations, calculations, disclosures and tax reporting of foreign investments, accounts and activities held or engaged in by nonprofit/exempt organizations. The panel will offer practical guidance into identifying foreign investments th... Read More

Fraud Detection Brainstorming for the Auditor: Designing Fraud Protocols As Part of Audit...
December 22, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will provide audit and assurance professionals with a thorough guide to the auditor's duties to detect fraud and to identify potential weaknesses in a company's internal controls that could lead to financial or other types of fraud. The panel will focus on best practices for designing a... Read More

Sampling Strategies in Circular A-133 Audits: Ensuring Compliance
Developing an Audit Sampling Plan, Analyzing and Reporting Deviations, and Distinguishing...
December 16, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare Single Audit auditors to understand sampling concepts applicable to an audit conducted under OMB Circular A-133 and help you apply these concepts to the compliance audit component of a Single Audit. Read More

401k Annual Audits: Anticipating Serious and Costly Errors, Evaluating Alternative Solutio...
December 1, 2015 CPE CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits administrators, auditors and plan sponsors with best practices to prevent serious and costly errors in preparing for 401k audits. The panel will explain the pitfalls that practitioners often encounter in these audits and outline how to address these issues... Read More

501(c)(7) Tax-Exempt Social Club Organizations: Mastering Tax and Operational Requirements
Reporting Nonmember and Nontraditional Income, Keeping Within Safe Harbor, and Defending I...
November 23, 2015 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will give a detailed overview of the accounting and operational requirements of an IRC 501(c)(7) "social club" organization. The panel will offer concrete illustrations of "non-member" and "nontraditional income," review the safe harbors for unrelated income, and provide guidance on res... Read More

Mastering Yellow Book and Single Audit Workpaper Documentation: Preparing High-Quality GAG...
November 10, 2015 CPE CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide audit professionals with a thorough and solid foundation to prepare GAGAS Yellow Book-compliant audit workpapers for Single Audits under OMB Circular A-133 and successor guidance. The panel will discuss best practices for documenting the contents, sequence and format of aud... Read More

Compensation Rules for Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations: Designing and Maintaining Execu...
October 28, 2015 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide nonprofit entity advisers with a deep and comprehensive examination of the complex rules governing compensation issues for exempt organizations. The panel will discuss the design, documentation, maintenance and corporate governance requirements of a compensation scheme that... Read More

Non-Profit Supporting Organizations: Mastering the Exempt Rules of IRC 509(a)(3)
Understanding Life Cycle and Tax Issues of Supporting Organizations
October 20, 2015 CLE, CPE, EA Download

This webinar will examine the tax and accounting issues specific to IRC Section 509(a)(3) "supporting organizations" and will discuss preparation of Schedule A relating to supporting organizations. The panel will review the "organizational," "operational," and "control" tests prescribed by those reg... Read More

Mastering Form 990 Schedule G: Reporting Fundraising and Gaming Activities for Nonprofits
Navigating Accounting, Tax Reporting and UBTI Rules
September 9, 2015 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide accounting and tax professionals advising tax-exempt organizations with the tools and understanding to properly report fundraising and gaming activities on Schedule G of Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. The panel will perform a "deep dive" of the accounting calculations and tax rep... Read More

Navigating the New UGG "Uniformed Grant Guidance" Single Audit Rules: Moving Beyond UGG A-...
September 2, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will provide CPAs performing audits of entities receiving and expending federal grants with an exploration of the new 2015 "Uniformed Grant Guidance" Single Audit standards. The panel will offer a comprehensive overview of the Single Audit process, and discuss in detail the changes made... Read More

Form 990-PF: Meeting IRS Demands for Fiscal, Grant and Other Data From Private Foundations
August 20, 2015 CPE, EA Download

This CPE webinar will prepare accounting and tax advisors to private foundations to handle all aspects of Form 990-PF compliance with a thorough review of the material requirements and instructions. The panel will discuss potential risk areas which tax professionals must be particularly aware of, no... Read More

Non-Profit Organizations: Avoiding, Correcting and Reporting Excess Benefit Transactions
June 30, 2015 CLE, CPE, EA Download

This webinar will prepare tax advisers and counsel for tax-exempt organizations to identify, remedy and report excess benefit transactions and to minimize excise tax and other sanctions arising from prohibited transactions. The panel will review different types of excess benefit transactions, and id... Read More

Form 990 Challenges: Navigating 2014 Changes to the Non-Profit Information Return and Sche...
June 3, 2015 CPE, EA CPE On-Demand, Download

This webinar will provide return preparers with greater understanding of the more difficult aspects of Form 990 arising from recent IRS changes to the form, its schedules and instructions, as well as its longstanding tough demands. Read More

Accounting for Contributions, Pledges, Grants and Donations to Non-Profits
Navigating the Uncertainties Surrounding FAS 116 and FAS 117
May 20, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will provide non-profits' tax advisors with a review the material terms of accounting standards and guidance on accounting for contributions, donations, pledges and grants to non-profits. The panel will also provide insights and perspectives into facing practical challenges that aren't... Read More

Navigating FASB's New Pushdown Rules for Acquired Entities
Evaluating Whether and How to Adopt Pushdown Accounting on Subsidiary Financial Statements
April 23, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare corporate accountants and executives to navigate the new FASB guidance on the use of "pushdown accounting" on an acquired entity, as well as detailing major balance sheet items which impact the purchased entity's decision of whether to apply "pushdown accounting" on its fin... Read More

Employee Stock Options: Tackling Complex Tax, Accounting and Valuation Challenges
Navigating IRC Section 409A, FASB Requirements, and the AICPA's Practice Guide to the Valu...
March 17, 2015 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will give tax advisors, corporate tax professionals, auditors and valuation professionals a detailed review of the IRS rules and financial accounting standards that impact the reporting, issuance and receipt of employee stock options. Read More

Improving Internal Controls Under the New COSO Framework
Meeting Stricter Principles-Based Standards and Identifying Material Weaknesses
February 24, 2015 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare audit professionals to operate under the new COSO Framework for Internal Controls, by detailing the change to a principles-based approach to audits of a company's system of internal control. The webinar will also detail the new areas of emphasis in the Updated COSO Framewor... Read More

Employee Benefit Plan Audits: Asking the Right Questions and Avoiding Critical Errors
Identifying Underfunded Plans, ESOP Valuation Mistakes, 403(b) Eligibility Issues and Othe...
December 17, 2014 CPE, EA Download

This webinar will provide employee benefits auditors with best practices to prevent most of the serious and costly (but all too common) errors in benefit plan audits. The panel will explain the pitfalls that practitioners often encounter in these audits and outline how to address these issues based... Read More

Auditing Derivatives and Hedge Contracts Under ASC 815, 820 and Other Guidance
Mastering Key Challenges and Analysis Techniques for Swaps, Options and Other Financial In...
February 25, 2014 CPE Download

This webinar will provide audit professionals with a solid understanding of the fundamentals for accounting of derivatives and hedges. The panel will help you identify the key issues, challenges and approaches to prevent or resolve missteps. Read More

Sampling Strategies for Circular A-133 Audits: Ensuring Compliance and Internal Controls
Selecting a Methodology, Developing an Audit Sampling Plan, and Understanding Deviations a...
January 16, 2014 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare Single Audit auditors to understand sampling concepts applicable to an audit conducted under OMB Circular A-133 and help you apply these concepts to the compliance audit component. Read More

Broker Dealer Auditing: Mastering New SEC and PCAOB Rules and Standards
Complying with Changed Regulatory Framework for Conducting Audits and Attesting to Interna...
December 10, 2013 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare accounting professionals to comply fully with new attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers, including the new PCAOB auditing standard for broker dealer audits and the SEC amendment to Rule 17a-5. Read More

Form 1023 and the Toughest Compliance Challenges
Clearing the Hurdles When 501(c)(3) Organizations Apply for Tax Exempt Status
October 23, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will offer an in-depth review for accounting pros and tax preparers who work with non-profit organizations and other clients seeking to qualify for tax exempt status on Form 1023. The panel will equip the attendees with approaches for overcoming Form 1023 and its schedules' tough... Read More

Form 990 Reporting In Depth: Understanding Key Schedules and Forms, Adjusting to 2013 IRS...
October 10, 2013 CPE, EA Download

This teleconference will provide accounting professionals and return preparers with an in-depth review of the more difficult schedules and forms of Form 990. The panel will outline approaches to the latest IRS changes to the form, schedules and instructions, as well as complex ongoing reporting dema... Read More

Taxation and Financial Reporting of Investments in Securities and Related Complex Transact...
Tackling Financial Statement Challenges and Tax Consequences of Timing, Character and Sour...
September 10, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide advisors with a framework for the accounting of equity instruments under standards and guidance such as ASC 820, along with a review of the relevant federal tax rules. Read More

Statements of Functional Expenses for Non-Profits
Best Practices for Categorizing and Reporting Expenses Under Accounting Standards
August 21, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide non-profit finance professionals and their advisors with a review of current trends related to the statement of functional expenses (SFEs) and best practices for creating an effective statement of functional expenses. Read More

Valuation Challenges With $10 Million-and-Under Businesses
Avoiding Mistakes With Built-In Gains and Taxes, Misuse of Market Data and Other Small Bus...
August 8, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will explore the challenges that frequently arise for advisors in providing a valuation of a smaller business ($10 million and under in revenues). The panel will address common traps such as valuation methodology, built-in gains and taxes, proper adjustment to accounting records,... Read More

Non-Profit Internal Controls: Establishing and Examining Controls To Prevent Fraud and Imp...
July 17, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide a special focus on developing strong internal controls fitted to the unique characteristics of a non-profit organization, under current accounting and marketplace standards. Read More

Non-Profits and Sales Tax Exemptions on Purchases and Sales
Navigating Variations in how States Award and Administer Exemptions and Apply Nexus Rules
June 19, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide nonprofit advisors with a review of commonalities and exceptions in how states currently qualify non-profit organizations for sales tax exemptions on their purchases and sales, administer the tax break, and apply nexus rules and other general sales tax standards. Read More

Independence Disclosure Challenges With Form 990
Navigating Reporting Rules for Directors, Transactions and Compensation Amid Intense IRS S...
June 13, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will focus on important and much-watched non-profit independence disclosures on Form 990 and its schedules, against a backdrop of heightened oversight by IRS auditors--and by donors, lenders and the marketplace. Read More

Employee Fringe Benefits and Sect. 409A Deferred Compensation: Tax Issues
Evaluating Exclusions or Potential Federal Taxability
June 12, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will offer advisors a review of Internal Revenue Code provisions and IRS guidance regarding taxability of various employee fringe benefits. The panel will provide an overview of Sect. 409A nonqualified deferred compensation concepts applicable to employee and/or employer tax liab... Read More

Navigating the New AU-C 600 Group Audit Rules
Managing Responsibilities and Risk in Engagements Involving Multiple Auditors and Componen...
May 14, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will review all key material terms of the Auditing Standards Board's new group audit standards, AU-C 600, and put them in the context of practical scenarios facing auditors working in groups. Read More

Derivatives and Hedge Contracts: Identification and Analysis Techniques for Audit Advisors
Evaluating Financial Instruments Under Terms of ASC 815, ASC 820 and Other Guidance
April 17, 2013 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide audit advisors with a fundamental framework for accounting of derivatives and hedges under standards and guidance such as ASC 815 and ASC 820. Read More

Non-Profit M&A: Benefits and Pitfalls
Analyzing Tax, Accounting and Business Aspects of Partnerships With Other NPOs
February 20, 2013 CLE, CPE Download

This teleconference will provide advisors to non-profits with a review of the business and regulatory benefits and risks of a broad variety of mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and other business ventures among non-profits. Read More

FASB Statement No. 167: Ongoing Challenges With Consolidating Variable Interest Entities
Tackling Issues With Filing Compliant Financials Until the Standard is Updated
September 25, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will offer accounting advisors lessons for dealing with the most complex choices with variable interest entities under FAS 167 (ASU 2009-17). Read More

OMB Circular A-110: Overcoming Post-Grant Challenges
Leveraging Key Cost Reimbursement Principles for Non-Profits Accepting Federal Grants
July 25, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to non-profits to effectively meet the costing principals, management procedures and creation of internal controls required when a non-profit receives a federal grant. Read More

Non-Profits and Unrelated Business Income: Evaluating Non-Core Revenue Streams
Preparing for Tough Scrutiny of UBI by the IRS
July 11, 2012 CLE, CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with an update on new developments involving unrelated business income (UBI) oversight at the federal level. The panel will offer suggestions to improve planning and preparation for IRS non-profit audits. Read More

Review of Fair Value Calculations During Financial Statement Audits
Navigating SAS 57, SAS 73, SAS 101 and Other Standards in Testing Measurements and Disclos...
May 16, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with a review of the standards governing examinations of fair valuations during financial statement audits. The panel will explore different approaches involving the practical application of those standards. Read More

Form 990: Responding to Key Changes in the Form and Regulations
Preparing to Report Foreign Investments and JV Assets, Meet New Compensation Thresholds, a...
April 25, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to nonprofit organizations to handle all disclosures required under the latest changes for Form 990. Read More

Form 11-K Audits: Best Practices for Examining Retirement Plan Financials
Complying With AICPA, PCAOB and SEC Rules From Engagement Letter Through Filing
April 18, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to conduct Form 11-K audits of employee benefit plans, offer best practices from experienced professionals, and outline a prudent checklist of the regulations that all plans must meet. Read More

Preparing SOC 1, SOC 2 or SOC 3 Reports: Best Practices
Meeting Challenges Arising From SSAE 16, ISAE 3402 and Other Service Company Control Stand...
March 7, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will demystify confusing aspects of preparing SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports by audit advisors examining a service organization client's internal controls. Read More

401(k) Plan Audit Preparation Strategies
Navigating IRS and DOL Standards, Taking Corrective Actions and Minimizing Risks of Penalt...
January 18, 2012 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide employee benefits advisors with alternative approaches and best practices to improve 401(k) audit planning and plan self-reviews before an audit is scheduled. Read More

Purchase Price Allocation: Valuation Challenges During Due Diligence
Overcoming Critical Issues Arising in Business Stock and Asset Sales
December 21, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide valuation and tax advisors with a detailed, analytical approach to complex valuation decisions that frequently confront advisors planning purchase price allocation matters during the M&A due diligence phase. Read More

Circular A-122: Navigating Cost Principles With Federal Grants
Ascertaining Whether Rent, Personnel and Other Costs Charged to Grants are Allowable
November 22, 2011 CPE Download

The teleconference will provide advisors to non-profits with a review of the material terms of OMB Circular A-122 and the practical realities of evaluating whether a particular cost can be charged to the government agency awarding the grant. Read More

Mastering the New EBSA Rules on Covered Plan Fee and Expense Reporting
Ensuring That 401(k) and 403(b) Plans Make Complete and Timely Disclosures
October 26, 2011 CLE, CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with a review and analysis of the new EBSA rule on disclosure of fee and expense information to self-directed retirement plan participants--and the anticipated demands on plans and advisors. Read More

Lobbying by Non-Profit Clients: Navigating Federal and State Regulations
Complying With Lobbying Activity Tests, Limits, Registration and Reporting
October 19, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with a solid framework for complying with federal regulation and guidance on permissible lobbying by non-profits. The panel will also offer practical examples and discuss trends in state oversight. Read More

Non-Profit Challenges With Alternative Investments and Restricted Funds
Making Defensible Valuations and Well-Crafted Disclosures in Financials
September 7, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with a review of applicable standards and best practices for valuations and disclosures of non-profits' alternative investments and donor-restricted funds. The panel will also discuss potential audit issues with such investments. Read More

Non-Profit Cost Allocation Plan Strategies
Crafting an Effective Plan to Distribute Direct and Indirect Expenses
July 26, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare accounting advisors to work effectively with non-profit organizations on a comprehensive approach to create a cost allocation plan that meets the goals of internal NPO management and the requirements of outside government agencies and donors. Read More

Non-Profit Endowments and ASC 958-205 (FAS 117-1): Compliance Challenges
Making Tough Decisions on Asset Classification and Disclosures
July 13, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with an in-depth analysis of FASB's asset classification standards for non-profit endowments and will explore common compliance challenges to date in preparing future financial statements. Read More

Valuations in Buy/Sell Agreements for Private Companies and Businesses
Mastering Standards and Best Practices to Calculate and Update Fair Market Value
June 22, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to decide how and when to apply valuation methods to a private business or company that uses a buy/sell agreement, as well as to understand what is expected with different valuation standards under different circumstances. Read More

Form 5500 Schedule C for 2010 Plan Years: Lessons Learned From First Filing
Navigating Rules to Accurately Report Service Provider Fees and Compensation
May 18, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to pension and welfare plan administrators to report material details on expenses and compensation that must be included on the 2010 Schedule C for Form 5500. Using practical scenarios, the panel will provide guidance on making accurate recommendations on wh... Read More

New Form 8955-SSA: Preparing for Compliance in 2011
Navigating the IRS Requirements for Plan Sponsor Data and E-Filing
March 16, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will provide accounting advisors with an analysis of compliance with and filing processes for Form 8955-SSA, given the IRS' versions and guidance to date. Read More

New ERISA 408(b)(2) Regulations
Mastering Detailed Requirements for Service Provider Fee Disclosures
January 26, 2011 CPE Download

This teleconference will prepare advisors to employee benefit plan administrators to comply with the Labor Department's detailed disclosure requirements on plan service provider compensation starting in 2011. Using practical scenarios, the panel will provide guidance on making complete and compliant... Read More

IRS Audits of Non-Profits
Preparing for Auditors' Red Flags With Income, Activities and Business Relationships
December 21, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare advisors on IRS audits of non-profits in the current economic climate and on preparing a proactive approach with respect to federal audits. Read More

Retirement Plan Audit Strategies
Revising Audit Roadmaps Based on 403(b) Regs, Form 5500 Changes and New Transitional Guida...
November 17, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will provide accounting advisors with alternatives and best practices to improve audit planning for non-profit retirement plans and for filing Form 5500 and financials under the revised 403(b) regulations and transitional guidance. Read More

Valuations of Distressed Companies
Best Practices for Valuing Businesses Before, During and After Bankruptcy or Reorganizatio...
September 2, 2010 CLE, CPE Download

This webinar will sharpen advisors' skill set for working on various distressed company valuation situations, using practical scenarios that apply across industries and in business circumstances that frequently arise. Read More

FAS 141R: Valuing Contingent Assets and Liabilities
Mastering Valuation Standards for Mergers, Acquisitions and Combinations
July 27, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will provide advisors with best practices for complying with FAS 141R standards for accounting for business combinations and their 2009 revisions, including the valuation of contingent assets and liabilities recognized during mergers and acquisitions. Read More

FASB's ASU 2010-06: Expanded Requirements for Fair Value Disclosures
Navigating New Guidance for Disclosing Valuation Techniques and Measurements
April 20, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will prepare accounting advisors and corporate finance professionals to make complete and accurate disclosures about fair value techniques and measurements, under the new guidelines provided by ASU 2010-06. Read More

Form 5500: Tackling Compliance Risks, Understanding Applicability of IRS Paid Preparer Rul...
Proactive Steps to Meet the Most Complex Requirements and Avoid IRS Penalties
March 18, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will provide approaches to accounting professionals to improve Form 5500 compliance, with particular focus on high-risk areas under the revised IRS Sect. 6694 paid preparer penalties. The panel will review how and when those penalties can also apply to outside advisors. Read More

Employee Stock Ownership Plans: Key Valuation Decisions
Practical Solutions for ESOP Marketability Discounts, Loans and Other Valuation Challenges
February 24, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will analyze scenarios that frequently arise in valuing shares held by an Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) and outline new approaches for optimal valuation decisions. Read More

Stock Options in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Mastering the New IRS Regs
Meeting the Comprehensive Rules for Plan Qualification and Tax Treatment
February 11, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will review and explain key terms of the new IRS regulations on employee stock purchase plans and related rules on incentive stock options, performance-based incentives, and parachute payments in M&A. Read More

Risk Assessments for Non-Profit Organizations
Identifying and Mitigating Unique Risks to Improve Internal Controls and Transparency
February 10, 2010 CPE Download

This webinar will review the factors an accounting advisor must include to ensure a well-executed risk assessment or audit tailored to the non-profit organization. Read More

Mandatory E-Filing of Form 5500: Are You Ready?
Mastering the New EFAST2 Procedures and Rules
December 3, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will prepare benefit plan administrators and their accounting advisory firms for next year's new Form 5500 e-filing mandate. The panel will outline detailed steps for handling each step of the e-filing process from registration through actual filing. Read More

Valuing Stock Compensation Under Sect. 409A
Reaching the Best Decisions in Allocating Value to Stock Options and Stock Appreciation Ri...
November 24, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will analyze scenarios that frequently arise in valuing and allocating value among common and preferred stock options and rights. The panel will offer new approaches to making optimal valuation decisions for employee stock compensation. Read More

Retirement Plan Audit Strategies
New Form 5500 and 403(b) Regulations: Revising Your Audit Roadmap
November 11, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will offer alternatives and best practices to improve audit planning for examinations of the new Form 5500 and under the revised 403(b) regulations. Read More

Revised USPAP Standards: Key Implications for Valuation Specialists
Mastering New Requirements for Ethics, Competency and Other Engagement Conduct
September 29, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will discuss and analyze all of the material provisions of changes to USPAP for 2010 and 2011. The panel will outline best practices for adjusting current practices in order to fully comply. Read More

FASB Statement 164: Accounting for Non-Profit Mergers and Acquisitions
Preparing for New Standards on Combinations, Accounting Methods and Disclosures
September 16, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will provide an in-depth review of FASB Statement 164 and offer guidance and best practices to advisors for non-profit organizations on proper accounting and disclosures in mergers and acquisitions. Read More

Non-Profit Organization Investment Policies
Revising Policies and Practices to Recognize and Control New Market Risks
July 23, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will outline steps for non-profit advisors to craft a general strategy for working with investment committees and trustees to scrutinize and revise investment policies. Read More

New FASB Fair Value Guidelines for Financial Instruments
Implementing Mark-to-Market Revisions for Asset Valuation and Non-Temporary Impairments
May 14, 2009 CLE, CPE Download

This seminar will analyze the new FASB mark-to-market guidance for accounting advisors to banking, financial services and other industries, offer a framework to make sound valuation decisions under the new rules, and discuss the impact of the new rules. Read More

Form 5500 Updates: Achieving Full Compliance
Navigating the New Schedules and Data Demands
May 7, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will review the material changes to Form 5500 and its schedules and recommend approaches to obtain and report the new data needed for complete compliance. Read More

New IRS 403(b) Regulations
Compliance Strategies to Meet the Non-Profit Retirement Plan Requirements
April 23, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will provide the bottom line for accounting professionals on all new and anticipated revisions to the Section 403(b) regulations on non-profits' employee retirement plans. Read More

SAS Nos. 104-111 for Non-Profits: Mastering the Risk Assessment Standards
Evaluating Unique Risks, Designing Effective Internal Controls, and Assuring Compliance
March 19, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will provide a detailed examination of how SAS 104-111 reshapes auditing firms' examinations of non-profit organizations and will offer approaches to deal with the most frequently faced challenges in analyzing their special risks and controls. Read More

The OCBOA Alternative for Cash-Basis Compilations and Reviews
Best Practices to Save Time and Money
January 22, 2009 CPE Download

This seminar will help accounting firm professionals evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of OCBOA cash basis and modified cash basis alternatives for compilations and reviews. Read More

The OCBOA Alternative for Tax-Basis Compilations and Reviews
Best Practices to Avoid Oversimplification Risks While Leveraging Time and Cost Benefits
September 25, 2008 CPE Download

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Business Valuation Services: Lessons Learned Under the New AICPA Standard
Effective Processes and Procedures to Comply with SSVS No. 1
July 31, 2008 CPE

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Mastering SSARS No. 16 and No. 17 on Compilation and Review Engagements
AICPA Overhauls Professional Responsibility and Analysis Standards
May 27, 2008 CPE

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Business Valuation: Mastering Changes in Key Standards
Complying with New USPAP and NACVA Mandates
May 6, 2008 CPE

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FASB Statements 141R and 160: Meeting the Compliance Challenge
Mastering the New Accounting Standards for Business Combinations
March 12, 2008 CPE

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Corporate-Owned Life Insurance: Mastering the New Accounting Policies
How to Implement FASB Issues 06-4 and 06-5
October 25, 2007 CPE

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