Checkpoint Learning Webinars - Full-day (8-hour) auditing, tax and accounting courses to meet CPA CPE requirements

Current Full-Day Webinars

Our full-day, 8-hour webinars are listed below for only $189! Build learning and CPE into your busy schedule with ease – all you need is a high-speed internet connection and a phone to get started. Experts in their fields will bring the latest developments in tax, accounting, auditing, healthcare reform and more, right to your desk for group internet-based learning. As you watch, you can hear and interact with the speaker via teleconference. Perfect for CPA CPE requirements, some courses also qualify for CFP, EA and IRS RTRP credit (see webinar course details for certifications).

 


Federal Tax Update

8 CPE | April 27, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | May 19, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | June 9, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | July 20, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)


Get the absolute latest breaking year-end tax developments! Written and taught by practitioners, this webinar gives you the latest developments and features full coverage of all new federal taxation legislation, IRS pronouncements and judicial decisions issued during the past year. Participants will receive hints on reducing taxes through effective planning and receive the most current updates on key tax issues affecting their clients.
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Compilations, Reviews and Preparations - Comprehensive Guidance Including Implementation of the New SSARS 21 Standards

8 CPE | May 3, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar outlines the requirements for compilation and review engagements, performing them more effectively, and responding to special situations. The webinar integrates the most recent SSARS standards with revised PPC practice aids. The materials discuss common deficiencies noted in compilation and review engagements. This webinar also explores the new requirements of SSARS 21; with an emphasis on the new reporting requirements and the new financial statement preparation service.
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Accounting and Auditing Update

8 CPE | May 11, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | June 6, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | July 6, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)


Some days it seems as if the accounting profession is changing faster than a CPA can keep up. In this full-day webinar presentation you'll find everything you need to know to be up-to-date on the year's accounting and auditing activities. Recently issued or effective authoritative literature is discussed along with current accounting and auditing issues. With a focus on the big picture, this webinar covers a wide breadth of topics while focusing on what you need to know now about each new development.
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Operational Finance for Accounting Professionals

8 CPE | May 23, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar is designed to introduce Accounting Professionals to the core concepts of Operational Finance and its importance to the performance of businesses, regardless of size. Emphasis is placed on how the accounting function is central and key to efficient management of operational finance. The webinar will discuss all the major business cycles and how they integrate with finance and accounting. Cycles discussed will include deep dives into the following:

  • Supply Chain Management: Order to Cash, Procure to Pay and Manufacturing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Financial Cost Management

The attendee will also become familiar with how best to leverage Operational Finance to achieve audit efficiencies, both from the client and the CPA's perspectives.
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for Financial Audits

8 CPE | May 25, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar provides a comprehensive look at the Yellow Book standards and seeks to answer some of the most common questions about when and how these standards apply.
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IRAs, Pensions and 401(k)s - Planning for Retirement and Beyond

8 CPE | May 31, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

In this webinar, we will discuss the various ways to save for retirement and the tax ramifications for each. You will learn how early withdrawals are treated differently for 401(k) plans than for IRAs, the pros and cons for rolling over a 401(k) plan to an IRA, how funding a Defined Benefit can result in HUGE tax savings for older workers, conversions to Roth IRAs, how to “back door” a Roth IRA for high income workers and much, much more.
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Audit Sampling: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective and Efficient Sampling in Tests of Details and Tests of Controls

8 CPE | June 2, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar explains the use of sampling in an audit. The course incorporates PPC practice aids, and is focused on the PPC approach to audit sampling in both substantive tests and tests of controls. It provides a solid understanding of basic and advanced sampling topics, while staying focused on practical issues and efficiency considerations.
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Performing Effective and Efficient Audit Procedures

8 CPE | June 13, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar will assist you and your team in developing more effective and efficient audit procedures. Specifically, we will discuss the types of procedures available to auditors, considerations in determining which procedures to choose, and how to apply each type of procedure effectively.
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Business Entity Tax Update

8 CPE | June 15, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This practical, full-day interactive webinar will provide tax planning ideas, real-world examples, new court rulings, regulations and other updates relevant to small business tax advisors.
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Government & Nonprofit Update

8 CPE | June 21, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

In this session, you will understand the recent changes to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) that affect governmental and nonprofit entities. This session also provides an update on compliance and financial statement auditing that includes Compliance Audits AU-C935, government auditing standards – 2011 revisions, generally accepted auditing standards (the AICPA clarity project), and industry and regulatory developments. Attending this webinar will improve your ability to identify the significant authoritative pronouncements that have been recently issued and assess practice issues.
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Fraud Detection in Financial Statements: Considerations for Accountants and Auditors

8 CPE | June 29, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar explores fraud considerations that accountants and auditors of private and publicly traded companies face in preparing and/or performing attest services on financial statements. The practitioner will be introduced to common characteristics of the individuals most likely to commit fraud and actions to identify them. This webinar will also review the most common types of corporate fraud and suggest policies and procedures to prevent them from taking place. By exploring fraud scenarios, the practitioner will gain insights into trouble-shooting potential real-life fraud; including fraudulent financial reporting, theft, employee fraud, investment fraud and fraud committed by third parties.
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Fundamental Audit Strategies

8 CPE | July 13, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

This webinar provides guidance on developing audit strategies from planning through wrap up. The discussion presents a practical methodology for developing sound audit strategies; including comparison of audit procedures appropriate for high and low risk assessments in common areas.
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Performing Effective and Efficient Single Audits

8 CPE | July 26, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

In this full-day webinar you will learn the key responsibilities of the auditor including how to determine major programs. You will learn the key changes to the audit requirements of the single audit based on 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This webinar includes the overall performance of the single audit, reforms to the audit requirements, effective dates, and certain audit requirements that have not changed. Special attention is given to common single audit deficiencies, best practices, efficient and effective methods to test internal controls and compliance requirements (including sampling techniques), and development of meaningful audit findings.
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Online registration ends at midnight CST the day before the webinar or call 800.231.1860 to register up through 1 hour prior to webinar start time. Visit Course Catalog for a current list of course titles. Select the title you wish to participate in and complete the registration form online. Be sure to provide all required information to ensure receipt of your certificate of completion. Please note that nearly all tax titles are eligible for RTRP and EA credit. Please view the details of each course regarding RTRP and EA credit.


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CPE Credit: 8 hours
 
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