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Welcome to our online catalog. LCPA offers thousands of live and online courses to satisfy your professional development needs. Our easy-to-use filter enables you to find just the right courses to enhance your knowledge and help you succeed even more. 

Whether you have an hour during lunch or an entire day, LCPA provides quality, flexible options to fit your schedule. Look for the "See more dates" dropdown to view availability. Several events/classes produced by LCPA can be taken either LIVE (In-Person) or VIRTUAL—please ensure you register for the correct one. 

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Keeping Up with the FASB

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

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This course will explore significant elements of the FASB's technical agenda, focusing on recent updates to revenue recognition and lease accounting standards. A Special Purpose Framework overview will be provided, which may reveal salient alternatives to U.S. GAAP for certain entities. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Chris Harper, CPA

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Surgent's Essential Depreciation and Expensing Update

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Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

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The "permanent" changes from the TCJA may stand like a lion in the pathway of change, but Washington has its own definition of permanent. Inflation adjustments and technical corrections are included within this deep analysis of the complex maze of rules dealing with depreciation, amortization, and sale of property. This course contains many examples and cases to illustrate the most important points of which CPAs need to be aware.

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Yellow Book Independence and Single Audit Fundamentals

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Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

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This CPE course explains Yellow Book independence including the general requirements, requirements for auditors providing non-audit services and documentation requirements. This course also explains the basic elements of a Uniform Guidance compliance audit, including an overview of requirements, major program determination with examples, an understanding of compliance requirements and related internal control over compliance, sampling, and single audit reporting. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Adelina Burke, CPA

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Surgent's Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations: Engagement Performance and Annual Update

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of applying SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, as well as the additional guidance related to SSARS engagements through the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22-26 by the ARSC. In addition to SSARS 26, the entire suite of quality management standards is discussed. However, knowing the standards is not enough. You need to be able to effectively apply them. To support this, the course will review recent peer review feedback on SSARS engagements, providing insights on how to successfully apply this guidance. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARS requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform these types of engagements. This course is intended to be your go-to reference for training your staff and managing your SSARS No. 21-26 services in compliance with professional, ethical, and technical requirements.

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Surgent's Perplexing Financial and Economic Issues for the CFO/Controller

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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For CFOs and Controllers, the emergence of regulatory, fiscal, and monetary policy directly impacting their organizations' costs, competitiveness, and financing options, are causing them to understand the effect of shocks well outside of their control. The Dodd-Frank Act, health care reform, shortfalls in Social Security, unfunded pension liabilities, and deficit spending will all be explored relative to their impact on the CFO/Controller and your organization.

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Surgent's Preparing Not-for-Profit Financial Statements

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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In order to prepare accurate and effective not-for-profit financial statements, professionals must have a strong working knowledge of the reporting requirements. Now is the time to obtain that knowledge! This course explains the requirements, illustrates how the requirements manifest in the financial statements, and clarifies options available to not-for-profits in applying the requirements. The course covers key accounting areas that affect not-for-profits, including revenue recognition, contributions, and leases. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format, including over 30 focused exercises to provide an enhanced working knowledge of not-for-profit accounting and reporting.

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The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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In this continually revised course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most recent enacted legislation and IRS guidance, as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward planning considerations. This update course is designed for all practitioners, both those working in public accounting as well as those in private industry, who need the latest information on tax changes. Please Note: Due to content overlap, it is recommended that this course NOT be taken together with BITU.

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Walter Haig's Business Financial Health Checkup

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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This course fills an important need for both financial managers and accountants in the practice of public accounting by offering the tools to help ensure the future success of a business. Practical guidance for the effective use of benchmarking and analytical procedure is also provided. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Walter J. Haig

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Payroll Essentials: The Payroll Cycle of Life

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

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Payroll is among the most common tasks an employer undertakes in the course of running their business. At its most basic level, payroll consists of an agreement between an employer and employee related to compensation for services. Once you pull back the curtain, there is so much more to payroll, including various kinds of compensation, payroll taxes and required reporting on various government forms. This course will provide a general introduction to the payroll cycle of life, including real life examples of how to process payroll, the withholding and payroll tax deposit regime, common payroll forms, and tips and tricks for tying it all together. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Elizabeth Bystrom, CPA

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Taxation of Judgements and Settlements

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Online/Webcast

2.40 Credits

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In the course of legal actions, payments may be made pursuant to a final disposition of a court case or a mutually agreed-upon settlement.  This course will cover the tax implications for payments made for personal injury, emotional distress, lost wages, punitive awards, pre- and post-judgement interest, contract claims, among other damages. **Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to kori.herrera@acpen.com.   Speaker - Allison McLeod

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Avoid Merging: Transformation Strategies to Stay Independent

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

In this market of rampant consolidation, some firms are able to remain independent. What are the strategies that sustain these maverick, thriving firms? Join us to explore the business-model transformations they've undertaken that give them the confidence and the ability to maintain an independent governance structure and continue to grow on their own. Leave this session with a better idea of the investments needed to pass your firm's legacy onto future generations.Speaker - Jen Wilson/Renee Moelders

Grading Your Auditors - Are You Getting the Most Value?

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

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An audit is an investment in reliable financial reporting and compliance, and an increased return on those dollars can be achieved by hiring the right auditors. This course will provide key factors for you to consider when evaluating whether you are getting the most quality and insight from your auditors, to enable them to perform the most value-added audit possible in the given circumstances - while retaining the trust of a CPA. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Jennifer F. Louis, CPA

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Seeing Beyond the Numbers: Analysis for CFOs & Controllers

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Online/Webcast

4.00 Credits

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Financial statements are a window into what is going on in the day-to-day operations of the company. They help us see what the company's strengths and weaknesses are. However, financial statements can often have different messages depending on the user. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - David Peters

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Leveraging Marketing Automation for Accounting Firm Growth

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Online/Webcast

1.00 Credits

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This course will provide an overview of 6 key areas of automation that accounting firms can leverage to effectively increase their lead generation and client retention efforts while reducing the burden on their time and budget. These areas include: 1. Social media 2. Content development. 3. Email marketing. 4. Text (SMS) marketing. 5. Chatbots and other interactive AI tools. 6. Drip marketing campaigns. Attendees will receive a practical guide to the technologies and tactics needed to improve marketing efforts with efficiency and ease! This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Gaynor Hardy (Meilke), MS, CBC

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Audit 501: Personality Styles - Improving Your Interactions

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

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Personality Styles - Adapting to Different Types of Personalities for Improved Relationships and Interactions provides guidance for effectively adapting to various personality styles. Every individual has a dominant personality style, which includes relevant strengths and weaknesses. Effective interactions require individuals to adapt behaviors to complement, balance or counteract the traits of others. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 8-hour audit skills curriculum for managers, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has responsibilities for interacting with others. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Jennifer F. Louis, CPA

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Improve Design and Productivity with Excel Tables

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Online/Webcast

2.00 Credits

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Excel tables are a fundamental feature that streamlines data organization, analysis, and visualization in Excel. Throughout this course, you will discover how to transform raw data into elegant, efficient, and visually appealing tables. By harnessing the full potential of Excel tables, you will be able to make better data-driven decisions and collaborate more effectively in various professional settings. Join us in "Improve Design and Productivity with Excel Tables" and unlock the full potential of Excel tables to revolutionize the way you manage, analyze, and present data, leading to improved efficiency and better decision-making in your personal and professional endeavors. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.Speaker - Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

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