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2015 Mid-Year Accounting and Tax Update - Los Angeles

May 27, 2015
Doubletree by Hilton
6161 West Centinela Avenue
Culver City, CA  90230
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Shannon Daigle
(310) 203-1279
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BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to a complimentary CPE-qualified program. This seminar highlights timely mid-year updates and provides key takeaways on hot topics relevant to both public and private companies.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
 
  • Describe and explain the newest accounting standards and  recent updates to ongoing FASB standard setting projects
  • Discuss recent SEC updates
  • Describe what companies should consider when expanding into other countries, with a special focus on Canada
  • Identify recent Canadian tax and legislative changes
  • Recognize company’s income tax advantages including S corporation ESOP structure and deduction limits
  • Review Shareholders income tax planning including Section 1042, and warrants under Section 1273/1274
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Accounting Update: Standards & Recent Updates
Presented by:
  • Chris Smith, Accounting and Audit Professional Practice Leader, BDO USA, LLP
  • Patricia Bottomly, National Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP
10:00 AM to 10:10 AM - Break

10:10 AM to 11:00 AM - Tax Update: Doing Business in Canada and Related Cross Border Tax Issues
Presented by:
  • Daryl Maduke, International Tax Partner, BDO Canada

11:00 AM to 11:10 AM - Break

11:10 AM to 12:00 PM - Tax Update Continued: ESOPs - Alternative Exit Strategy for Business Owners
Presented by:
  • James Powers, Senior Director, BDO USA, LLP
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe and explain the newest accounting standards and recent updates to ongoing FASB standard setting projects
  • Discuss recent SEC updates
  • Describe what companies should consider when expanding into other countries, with a special focus on Canada
  • Identify recent Canadian tax and legislative changes
  • Recognize company's income tax advantages including S corporation ESOP structure and deduction limits
  • Review Shareholders income tax planning including Section 1042, and warrants under Section 1273/1274
CPE Breakdown:
  • 1.5 credits in the field of Accounting
  • 2 credits in the field of Tax
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 3.5 total CPE credits
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
Chris Smith, Accounting and Audit Professional Practice Leader, BDO USA, LLP

Patricia Bottomly, National Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Daryl Maduke, International Tax Partner, BDO Canada

James Powers, Senior Director, BDO USA, LLP