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Let's Talk Tax: Accounting Method Changes

May 06, 2015
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

The Hub Cira Centre
2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Chevaneese Hague
(215) 636-5547
  • Summary
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  • CPE Information
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We invite you and your colleagues to our CPE-qualified seminar to discuss GAAP changes (including revenue recognition) and other accounting method changes. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear from our local tax leaders and get key takeaways on hot topics relevant to both public and private companies.  

Areas to be discussed include:

  • GAAP Changes
    • Overview of Method changes
    • Revenue Recognition
    • Lease Accounting
    • Intangible assets in business combinations (ASU 2014-18)
    • New rules on private company goodwill amortization

  • Other Accounting Method Changes
    • Tangible Personal Property Regs
    • Rev Proc 2015-13
    • Rev Proc 2015-14
    • Repeal of LIFO
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Session
Event Learning Objectives: 
  • Discuss basics of accounting method changes
  • Review revenue recognition changes
  • Describe intangible asset accounting
  • Review lease accounting changes
  • Review accounting method changes necessary for tangible personal property regulations
  • Explain new accounting method revenue procedures
  • Identify implications of LIFO appeal
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 2 CPE credits in the field of Tax
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
Tammy Foskey, Tax Senior Director, ASC 740 Atlantic Region Practice Leader, BDO USA, LLP