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2017 Atlanta Year-end Accounting and Tax Update

December 01, 2017
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Jillian Banda
(404) 979-7244
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BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to our 2017 complimentary, CPE-qualified Year-end Accounting and Tax Update. This event will provide timely, comprehensive updates on key tax, accounting and financial topics relevant to both public and private companies.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • Accounting and financial reporting
  • Lease accounting standards
  • Tax updates, proposed legislation and trends that may have an impact on you or your company
  • Partnership tax update
  • Deep dive on revenue recognition
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM to 8:15 AM - Opening Remarks

8:15 AM to 9:15 AM - Keynote - Cybersecurity
Gregory Garrett, BDO

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM - Accounting, Reporting & Auditing Update
Ted Bathurst, BDO

10:15 AM to 10:25 AM - Break

10:25 AM to 11:25 AM - Federal Tax Reform Update
Kevin Anderson, BDO

11:25 AM to 12:25 PM - Partnership Tax
Jeff Bilsky, BDO

12:25 AM to 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM - What You Need to Know about Healthcare Reform in Today's Market
Jacki Green, ADP

1:50 PM to 2:00 PM - Break

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - ASC 842: Lease Accounting
David Powell, BDO

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - State & Local Tax 
Katherine Gauntt, BDO
Kevin Hart, BDO

4:00 PM to 4:55 PM - Revenue Recognition
Jason Cuda, BDO 

4:55 PM to 5:00 PM - Closing Remarks

5:00 PM to 7:00pm - Evening Reception 

CPE Breakdown:
3.0 in Accounting
3.0 in Tax
1.0 in Information Technology
1.0 in Specialized Knowledge

Event Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the importance of information sharing and what "threat intelligence" means to your organization
  • Review federal tax updates and proposed legislation and trends that may have an impact on you or your company
  • Take a deep dive in reviewing the five-step revenue recognition model
  • Identify legislation and current issues/trends in state and federal taxation 
  •  Apply the new accounting and tax standards learned in this course into their respective company's financial reporting process
  • Identify the latest exit and liquidity strategies which private equity and buyers are using to acquire companies 
  • Identify recent changes relating to lease accounting 
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 8.0 CPE credits total
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.nasbaregistry.org
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