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New Revenue Recognition Rules for Software and SAAS Companies

October 13, 2015
BDO USA, LLP
100 Park Avenue
Boardroom - 11th Floor
New York, NY  10017
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Gladiola Lohja
(212) 885-7460
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Please join BDO USA, LLP for a complimentary CPE-qualified breakfast briefing on Revenue Recognition.

Topics to be discussed include:

Tax
  • Understand the terminology used to define “cloud computing” for sales and use tax purposes;
  • Identify key issues regarding the imposition of sales and use tax obligations on purchasers and sellers of “cloud computing;”
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and other authority addressing the sales and use taxation of “cloud computing.”
Revenue recognition
  • Overview of the new revenue recognition standard
  • Understand some of the key changes in the standard that will impact Software and SAAS companies
  • Understanding of some software and SAAS industry specific potential pitfalls
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Breakfast/Registration

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM – Seminar
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
 
  • Understand the terminology used to define "cloud computing" for sales and use tax purposes
  • Identify key issues regarding the imposition of sales and use tax obligations on purchasers and sellers of "cloud computing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and other authority addressing the sales and use taxation of "cloud computing."
  • Overview of the new revenue recognition standard
  • Understand some of the key implementation issues for Software and SAAS companies
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits (Tax and Accounting)
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
Dennis Sweeney, Tax Director, BDO USA, LLP

Hank Galligan, Assurance Director, BDO USA, LLP