COVID-19 and your CPE

We know that your day-to-day is uncertain right now, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts both our professional and personal lives. We want to assure you Thomson Reuters is constantly monitoring the effects of the coronavirus outbreak and we're adapting our programming and policies as needed. All Checkpoint Learning resources that have been created to address COVID-19 are listed below. Check back, as this page will be updated as new content is created.


Have my CPE requirements changed as a result of COVID-19?

Many state boards of accountancy are updating or amending their CPE requirements to relax reporting deadlines, allow for adherence to social distancing.

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COVID-19 Webinars: More to come



Recorded Webinars

Expand [+] to view the most recent recordings of the webinars above. Please note: No CPE credit is granted for webinar recordings. Recordings are accurate as of the presentation date of the live webinar.
Coronavirus: How to Prepare Your Business, Employees and Customers
Recording date: March 27, 2020
Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes
Critical Tax and Practice Updates in the Age of Coronavirus
Recording date: April 1, 2020
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Economic Stimulus in the Age of Coronavirus: The CARES Act
Recording date: April 3, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Mindfully Tackling the Challenge of the Coronavirus
Recording date: April 8, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Key SBA Tools for Survival: PPP and EIDL
Recording Date: June 10, 2020
Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes


COVID-19 Nano Courses

Possible accounting effects of the coronavirus on fair value measurements under Topic 820, Fair Value Measurement.
Factors reporting entities may wish to consider with Topic 715, Compensation-Retirement Benefits.
FASB ASC Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
Companies assess current and potential impact on their businesses, factor coronavirus risks into their reporting and disclosure practices.
Informing clients of recent legislation providing relief to individuals facing COVID-19 challenges, offers client letter discussing the act’s provisions.
Informing clients of recent legislation providing relief to businesses facing COVID-19 challenges, offers client letter discussing the act’s provisions.
Provides client letter for filing and payment deadline deferral, favorable treatment for COVID-19 payments from Health Savings Plans, and tax credits/tax exemption.
Examples of how businesses may use executive pay cuts to preserve cash flows.
Understanding the process of completing Part 1of Form 7200.
Understanding the process of completing Part 2 of Form 7200.
Possible accounting effects of this when applying CECL model to instruments measured at amortized cost.
Reviews areas of concern auditors should keep in mind when working with their clients.
Covers eligibility either under section 4013 of the CARES Act or in accordance with ASC Subtopic 310-40.
See how a number of companies are disclosing liquidity measures to face COVID-19's impact.
Covers possible accounting effects of COVID-19 under Topic 815, Derivatives and Hedging.
Explores considerations when describing your accounting for CECL in the times of the Coronavirus.
Explores possible accounting effects of the Coronavirus on fair value measurements under Topic 820
Covers family and medical leave, sick leave, tax credits to employers and self-employed taxpayers providing leave, and the effect on employer-sponsored health plans
Recently-revised interagency statement encourages financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers impacted by COVID-19.


COVID-19 Self-Study Courses


Video briefings from our experts

We constantly monitor the daily changing landscape as it relates to how our customers are being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This playlist will be updated as additional legislation is passed.



Impact on Conferences and Seminars

Gear Up Conferences and Seminars

We are planning public seminars and week-long conferences as we did in 2019, but there will be contingencies should COVID-19 still affect gatherings at the time of events.

AuditWatch and TaxWatch Public Seminars

Public seminars are planned and scheduled. Spring and early summer seminars may be adjusted should COVID-19 protocols continue to demand social distancing.

We're monitoring impact to later-season events and will adjust accordingly.

Cancellation policy

We are sensitive to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, and we're reviewing our cancellation policies to afford you the flexibility to confidently pursue the education you need.

For AuditWatch/TaxWatch events, please check the AuditWatch/TaxWatch Cancellation Policy page for the most current policy.

For Gear Up events, please check the Gear Up Cancellation Policy page for the most current policy.


Virtual CPE Options

Virtual learning options available during this time of social distancing and working from home for many.


And for additional resources, please visit the Thomson Reuters COVID-19 resource page.

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