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).

 


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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Estates and Trusts

8 CPE | June 27, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | Aug 24, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

What happens when our client passes away? Do we lose a client or gain a new one? In this webinar, we will take an in-depth look at estates and trusts. Topics include:

  • the decedent's final income tax return
  • income in respect of a decedent
  • the workings of wills and trusts
  • grantor trusts, basis and depreciation issues
  • fiduciary accounting and how it relates to preparing the fiduciary income tax return
  • 1041 deductions
  • the income distribution deduction
  • tax computation and techniques to minimize taxes
  • tax treatment of beneficiaries
  • trusts used in estate planning
By properly understanding and handling these issues, the tax professional can become the “go to” person for estate planning attorneys and financial advisors.
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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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Accounting and Auditing Update

8 CPE | July 6, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
8 CPE | Aug 3, 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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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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Federal Tax Update

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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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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IRAs, Pensions and 401(k)s - Planning for Retirement and Beyond

8 CPE | Aug 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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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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Full-Day Webinar Course Information:

CPE Credit: 8 hours
 
Cost: $189 or
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