Lunch&Learn CPE



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No matter how you stack it, these two-hour Lunch&Learn programs are packed with the high-quality ingredients needed to help your small business clients or employer stay strong. Layered with great speakers and fresh topics, you can enjoy the convenience of our lunchtime programs presented in person at our Kenner training center or as live webcasts at your location. You’ll get up to 16 CPE credits to satisfy the biggest appetite of the knowledge-hungry CPA.

Let’s do lunch every month!

Our 2017 Lunch&Learn Series has 8 programs to serve you even better. Come to LCPA’s Kenner Training Center for the classroom presentations, a boxed lunch, and networking. Or participate in the live webcasts from your location and bring your own lunch. It’s your choice!

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Onsite: LCPA Kenner Training Center (2400 Veterans Blvd, ste 500, Kenner, LA 70062), Registration opens at 11:00 am; boxed lunches will be provided.
Webcast: For CPE verification purposes, group viewing is NOT allowed. Each attendee must be individually logged into their own computer to participate in the verification process.
For Both: Materials will be available for download prior to each presentation. Printed materials will not be distributed. Due to the discounted series price, there will be no refunds or adjustments for cancellations.

May 16

Cost Segregation — Why Now More Than Ever

Curt Gautreau, CPA, CCSP • President
Cost Segregation Initiatives

It has been more than 1400 days since the passage of the IRS repair regulations. Since that time, we have numerous revenue procedures, hundreds of tax articles, and two new audit technique guides. Find out, post passage, what it all means and why CPAs are using cost segregation now more than ever to take advantage of the tax and depreciation benefits for clients an employers.

Category: Tax

Jun 20

Simple Steps to Cybersecurity

Holly Boullion • Principal
Traina & Associates, A CapinCrouse Company

No business is immune from cybersecurity threats, but you can be better prepared to manage them. This session will highlight the most current cyber threats and provide helpful information to improve your business's cybersecurity posture. Topics will include lessons learned from recent breaches, top vulnerabilities, the recent surge in ransomware, managing third party vendors, and practical steps your organization can take to mitigate cyber risks.

Category: Management

Jul 18

The Changing Landscape of Lease Accounting

Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Advisory Representative
Oestriecher Financial Management Services

Focusing on lessee accounting, this course will provide an overview of the new lease accounting requirements, including identification and classification of leases. Practical examples will explain the calculations as well as the resulting debits and credits.

Category: Audit

Aug 15

Recent Labor and Employment Law Developments

Brooke Duncan III, JD • Partner
Adams & Reese, LLP

In this presentation, we'll review the latest and greatest in workplace legal developments and discuss practical and legal ways to stay out of trouble, plus an overview of what to expect from the Trump Administration.

Category: Management

Sep 19

Current Developments in Louisiana Sales and Use Tax

Robert Angelico, CPA, JD • Shareholder
Liskow & Lewis

This presentation will cover recent developments in Louisiana state and local sales and use tax including legislation, court decisions, and audit issues.

Category: Tax

Oct 17

Louisiana Individual Income Tax Audits

Luke Morris, JD • Assistant Director, Field Audit Income
Tax Division, Louisiana Department of Revenue

The Louisiana Department of Revenue established an individual income tax audit program in 2015 focused primarily on adjustments at the federal level. The presentation will review the types of individual income tax audits conducted, procedural aspects of the audit program, and common areas of adjustments.

Category: Tax

Nov 21

A Practical Guide to Business Banking Lending

Blake Cormier • Market Credit Executive
Capital One • New Orleans, LA
Chris Saybe, CPA • Commercial Banking
Capital One

The session will include an overview of financial statement analysis for lending, what banks are looking for in a complete loan package, and loan structures offered for different lending needs.

Category: Management

Dec 19

Power Up Your Excel Knowledge

Karen Jones • Manager
P&N Consulting Services Group

Technology seems to advance faster than we're able to keep up, but here's a course to help you get up to speed and learn how to maximize the benefits of Excel to sort and analyze data beyond the standard spreadsheet. This Lunch&Learn includes a big data overview; the how-to's of pivot tables: when to use, setting them up, and the basic functionality, as well as tips for enhancing pivot tables; and enhancing and securing Excel worksheets.

Category: Management