July 25, 2019 11:00am – 1:00pm

Webcast: Business Writing Series: Planning And Organizing Your Writing

Planning your document effectively ensures its success. Planning and structuring are as important as writing. Learn to identify the purpose of business documents, discover the two secrets to making readers care about your message, and gain techniques for honing a point before writing begins.

The most critical writing mistakes happen before you start to write. Knowing the purpose, analyzing the reader, and focusing your points will determine whether you generate the results you desire. This webinar will prepare you to think through your writing in a way that will cut your writing and editing time in half.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

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Management
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Ethics (meets Arizona's R4-1-453-5)
4
Phoenix
Ethics (meets Arizona's R4-1-453-5)
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July 26, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm

Webcast: Individual Tax Planning Topics

An ever-evolving tax landscape means you need to stay on your toes and track those provisions that expire and others that are implemented. Learn to chart legislation and standards updates and guide clients and your practice through these precarious tax times.

Follow examples that will demystify AMT; address plans for charitable giving; explore tax-saving strategies for real estate owners and investors; go step-by-step through a Form 1040; and more. Walk away with ideas that can be used throughout the year to strategize with clients to minimize tax costs.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

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Taxation
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July 26, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm

Webcast: Effective Workpaper Techniques: Building A Better Workpaper

Creating dynamic workpapers that reflect a high level of clarity, competence and compliance can be challenging. Learn to build a better workpaper that also showcases your individuality and excellence.

Gain a better understanding of the fundamental elements necessary to prepare, document and maximize the potential of each workpaper—particularly, in an attestation environment. Harness the advantages of software to power your workpapers.

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Accounting & Auditing
8
July 26, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm

Webcast: Corporate Tax Planning: Strategies and Ideas

Review a variety of tax subjects related to effectively using a corporation to conduct a business. Attendees will consider significant changes made by 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Cover information with regard to deciding to make or not make an S corp election and determining how to minimize double taxation while benefitting from lower corporate tax rates. Additionally, review topics such as the sale of the corporate business, stock redemptions, transfers of assets for stock, the risk of imposition of the personal holding company tax and the accumulated earnings tax.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

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Taxation
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July 26, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm

Webcast: Cash and Credit Management

This course explores the role of cash and credit within a business. Get highlights on the importance of credit analysis, financial statement analysis, cash management, collection techniques and management of the collection process.

Explore the five Cs of credit, advanced credit techniques and a comprehensive, five-step financial statement analysis model that includes the importance of cash flow—the lifeblood of all businesses. Plus, identify a combination of simple and highly sophisticated cash management tools, various collection techniques, and management styles to improve the company's cash management and collection effort.

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Accounting & Auditing
8
July 26, 2019 10:00am – 12:00pm

Webcast: Moving Wealth To U.S. Relatives

An increasing number of Nonresident Aliens want help transferring wealth to their  U.S. resident family members. Some alternative structures are better when the NRA does not intend to migrate to the U.S. Others are better for pre-immigration planning.  This is important knowledge for those with a growing international practice.

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Specialized Knowledge
2
July 26, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm

Webcast: Blockchain And Digital Currency: The Next Frontier In Digital Transformation

Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency that runs on blockchain technology. But aside from being the backbone of cryptocurrency exchanges, the most powerful uses of blockchain technology are yet to emerge.

Blockchain is expected by many technologists to usher in a new type of Internet; one that stores and authenticates information about every asset, device and individual, opening the door to a range of new technological capabilities and advances.

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Information Technology
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July 29, 2019 8:00am – 3:30pm

Webcast: Fraud Update: Detecting and Preventing the Top 10 Fraud Schemes

Many costly fraudulent schemes have occurred repeatedly throughout the past several decades. Why do these material and frequently recurring frauds succeed? One reason is that business owners, management, auditors, and employees fail to recognize the red flags that have been associated with these financial statement and misappropriation of asset frauds. Another major reason is that the reporting and transaction processing systems do not have adequate controls to either prevent and/or detect these schemes. This course will provide descriptions of how these major frauds are perpetrated (including real-world examples) and the types of cost-effective controls that can be implemented by both small and large businesses and nonprofit entities to identify and prevent these deceptive acts.

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Accounting & Auditing
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