Jim Martin's Virtual Monthly A&A Series April 2021-March 2022

Multiple Events Between Wednesday, April 14 - Wednesday, March 9

(Check-In 8:45am)

Up to 18.00 Credits

Member Price $400.00

Non-Member Price $450.00

Overview

NESCPA is partnering with Jim Martin, CPA on a monthly accounting & auditing (A&A) series package. Subscribers will benefit from timely updates from Jim's virtual attendance at meetings of the FASB, ARSC, ASB, AICPA and other professional committees. Jim will cover a different topic each month as well as upcoming changes CPAs need to know about.

The series will provide 18 hours of continuing education in 12, 75-minute sessions April 2021 through March 2022. Same time every session: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM CT. Purchase the complete 12-month series at a substantially reduced price (savings of $140) or pick and choose from the months and sessions of your choice, priced individually

Highlights

The topics to be discussed each month are listed below. The topic may change if urgent A&A issues arise.

  • April 14: Impairment Issues During the Pandemic
  • May 12: New SSAE 19 - Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements: A New and Efficient Way To Do AUPs
  • June 9: Refresher on Going Concern Responsibilities of Management and the Accountant
  • July 14: Ethics Update Part I
  • August 11: Ethics Update Part II
  • September 8: Getting Ready to Implement SSARS 25 (big changes for reviews)
  • October 13: Getting Ready to Implement SAS 134 (new audit reports)
  • November 10: Getting Ready to Implement SAS 135-143 (other new auditing issues)
  • December 8: ASU 2020-07: Disclosures of Non-financial Donations to a Not-for-profit
  • January 12, 2022: Final Preparation for the Leasing Standard
  • February 9, 2022: SSARS 25 is Live!
  • March 9, 2022: How 2021 New ASU's Will Impact You and When

Designed For

All CPAs

Objectives

To provide timely updates on a single A&A topic each month

Preparation

Instructions for the webcast will be emailed two days prior to the course date along with electronic materials.

  •  No CPE credit will be issued for sessions you do not attend.
  • No refund or credit is available after February 9 or for sessions not attended.
  • You may purchase the series at any time; a prorated fee is not available.
  • Attendance will be via Zoom. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to your email address on file after you register

This bundle contains the following events:

Impairment Issues During the Pandemic

Wednesday, April 14 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

A discussion of triggering events that likely happened in 2020 or could happen in 2021. Jim will discuss why now is a good time to take a look at the valuation of goodwill and the recoverability of long-lived tangible and intangible assets.

New SSAE 19 - Agreed Upon Procedure Engagements: A New and Efficient Way to do AUPs

Wednesday, May 12 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

There are new rules governing the performance of AUP engagements. This session will discuss the new AT-C 215 rules brought about by SSAE 19. This standard greatly improves the efficiency of performing agreed-upon procedures engagements and can be applied right now.

A Refresher on Going Concern Responsibilities of Management and the Accountant

Wednesday, June 9 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

This discussion will focus on refreshing practitioners of the rules related to management and the accountants responsibilities related to substantial doubt considerations of an entity. Jim will also discuss applicability to compilations and preparations.

Ethics Update for All CPAs Part I

Wednesday, July 14 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

The first of a two part discussion on the five major ethical principles of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. These principles apply equally to those in industry and public practice.

Ethics Update for All CPAs Part II

Wednesday, August 11 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

The last of a two part discussion on the five major ethical principles of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. These principles apply equally to those in industry and public practice.

Getting Ready to Implement SSARS 25: Big Changes for Reviews

Wednesday, September 8 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

This discussion will focus on the changes made by SSARS 25 to review engagements, including authorizing adverse review reports and requiring materiality determinations at the outset of the engagements. Its applicable for periods ending on or after December 15, 2021 so time is of the essence!

Getting Ready to Implement SAS 134: New Audit Reports

Wednesday, October 13 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

This discussion will focus on the changes made by SSARS 25 to review engagements, including authorizing adverse review reports and requiring materiality determinations at the outset of the engagements. Its applicable for periods ending on or after December 15, 2021 so time is of the essence!

Getting Ready to Implement SAS 135- 143: Other New Accounting Issues

Wednesday, November 10 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

The other new SASs (135-143) changed the auditing landscape in areas such as specialized report, auditing estimates, etc. This discussion will focus on the "big picture" changes made by these pronouncements.

ASU 2020-07 Disclosures of Non- Financial Donations to a NFP

Wednesday, December 8 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

Starting in 2022, NFPs that receive non-financial donations (cars, clothes, food, etc.) will be subject to multiple new disclosure standards relating to these common donations. This discussion focuses on the preparation for the implementation of this standard.

Final Preparation for the Leasing

Wednesday, January 12 9:00am - 10:15am

Online

1.50 Credits

The leasing standard application is finally here... again! This discussion highlights the new lease accounting standards from the perspective of a non-publicly traded lessee. A must for all!

SSARS 25 is Live!

Wednesday, February 9 9:00am - 10:15am

Online

1.50 Credits

Now that the ARSC rules changes have gone into effect (periods ending after December 15, 2021), we go through how the changes affect a sample review engagement....from planning through reporitng...very timely fun!

How 2021 New ASU's Will Impact You and When

Wednesday, March 9 9:00am - 10:15am

Webcast

1.50 Credits

A brief, but informative discussion of the ASU's that have been passed in the preceding 12-15 months and how they affect the local practitioner.  There is a lot going on with 2021 year ends so make sure you are ready!

Leader(s):

  • Jim Martin

Non-Member Price $450.00

Member Price $400.00