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  • Dec 4
    Virtual 8 Credits

    Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners and
    their staff, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on
    application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and
    review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of SSARS No. 21, Clarification
    and Re-codification. The course will also cover the changes that have occurred
    with the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22 and 23 with regard to compilation of pro
    forma financial information engagements, engagements on prospective financial
    information, as well as in other areas relevant to SSARS No. 21 engagements.
    Also, the course will perform a detailed review of the key provisions of the recently
    issued SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and
    Review Services - 2018. Lastly, we will review proposed changes to the SSARS in
    order to conform the guidance to international standards.


    Major Topics:
    • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Re-codification, and updates to SSARS No. 21
    due to the issuance of SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for
    Accounting and Review Services
    • SSARS No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information
    • SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review
    Services - 2018
    • Proposed changes to the SSARS
    • Sample comprehensive engagement work programs for preparation,
    compilation and review engagements
    • Reporting and disclosure illustrations for each level of service, including
    attesting on personal financial statements, prescribed form, special purpose
    framework and other engagement variations
    • Other communication requirements, such as sample engagement letters
    and management representation letters


    Learning Objectives:
    • Understand, apply SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Re-codification
    • Be familiar with changes due to the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22, 23 and 24
    • Be familiar with compilation and review program examples and disclosure
    illustrations
    • Identify and apply compilation, preparation, and review procedures
    • Be aware of the most recent compilation and review reports and other
    communications
    • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall
    understanding and application of the material and SSARS guidance
    • Be aware of other important guidance affecting small and medium-sized
    business practitioners

  • Dec 4
    Virtual 8 Credits

    Participate in a comprehensive review of newly enacted tax legislation, issuance of income tax regulations, court cases, IRS notices, revenue procedures and private letter rulings affecting individuals and businesses.  Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual with the hottest tax topics, including Pat Garverick’s Quick Reference Chart.

  • Dec 7
    Virtual 8 Credits

    In this course, we review current year developments and planning ideas affecting individual, corporate and business income taxation using a combination of humor and examples. We will emphasize all major new tax legislation as well as other significant tax developments that affect 2020 tax return preparation and 2020 tax planning for individuals, corporations, and non-corporate businesses.

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