2024 GAAP, GAAS, SSARS, & Other Accounting Issues - Part 2 (Completed)

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Instructor: Pat Patterson
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  4 hours for CPAs

This update is about the most difficult and frequently found accounting, review, compilation, and preparation issues in the CPA profession. The difficulties that are happening because of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) and the impact that it has on the accounting professional. This program reviews new and recently issued FASB pronouncements that impact SSARS accounting for 2022, 2023, 2024, and future years. (Auditing Standards and GAAS issues from the AICPA are covered in Part 1) Engagement letters, changes to reporting formats, disclosure requirements, and engagement administration matters are presented. Issues include revenue recognition, financial instruments, and leases. A review of the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct with its changes for those in public accounting, in business, and others is presented for changes and updates for the profession which includes NOCLAR. New standards for preparation, compilation, and review engagements are examined for current and future applications. Recently issued SSARSs will be reviewed for their impact including new Quality Management Standards for all engagements.

Who Should Attend
CPAs that need to be current on professional standards in their employment, for their clients and client applications, and to meet the continuing professional education requirements of their state laws and rules.

Topics Covered

  • Selected FASB Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) for 2024 and later
  • FASB Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) that impact future years
  • New Quality Management Standards
  • Materiality Definitions
  • The Changes to SSARS (SSARS 25 and SSARS 26)
  • Any other matters deemed appropriate and timely

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize current and newly issued GAAP and SSARS pronouncements that impact engagements regarding reporting formats, engagement letters, and disclosure issues currently needed.
  • Identify updates on GAAP from the FASB
  • Identify updates on SSARS from the AICPA’s ARSC
  • Identify other related issues and the future of the FASB and IASB

Level
Update

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (4 hours)

Program Prerequisites
Basic understanding of GAAP and SSARS.

Advance Preparation
None

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