CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

CPE CONFERENCE

Orlando, FL

July 8 - 12, 2024

With our acclaimed CPE conferences, you’ll get world-class continuing professional education and a bucketlist vacation experience, all in one package.

Class Days

1 - 5

Available Courses

8

Live Credits Available

30

New Federal Tax Update

Yes

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The Best Instruction—Period

For over 30 years, Western has set the bar for best-in-class instruction. Our instructors are renowned industry veterans with decades of experience.

First Class Amenities

Details matter, and we’re deeply focused on getting them right. Your food and thread count are important to us, which is why we only settle for the best.

Fun Destinations

Have fun. Relax. Golf. See a show. Get a spa treatment. Our CPE is application-oriented, but it won’t dominate your entire trip. Who says you can’t mix work and pleasure?

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Disney's Four Seasons Resort

Discover an elevated Orlando escape with the perfect balance of fun and relaxation at our AAA Five Diamond Resort. Splash around with the family at Explorer Island water park, or unwind beneath swaying palms at Oasis adult-only pool while we entertain your young ones at our complimentary kids camp. Treat yourself to a soothing, post-park massage at The Spa, then toast to the nightly Walt Disney World® fireworks views over dinner at their Michelin-starred rooftop steakhouse Capa.

Starting at $349 Per Night

Discount ends June 3, 2024

AAA Five Diamond Resort

TRANSPORTATION TO THEME PARKS

COMPLEMENERY DAILY KIDS CAMP 9AM - 5PM

hotel Accommodations 

Disney's Four Seasons Resort

COMPLIMENTARY OVERNIGHT SHOESHINE

DIVE-IN MOVIES

outdoor table tennis, pool tables, bocce ball

VALET PARKING

24-HOUR IN-ROOM DINING

5-acer water park, WATER SLIDES, POOLS & LAZY RIVER

6 RESTAURANTS AND BARS, 24-HOUR IN-ROOM DINING

BASKETBALL COURT & MULTI-USE TURF SPORT COURT

ADULT-ONLY POOL

Learning Highlights 

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CPe Topic highlights

Taxes, Computer Software & Application, Accounting, Auditing

Instructor highlights

Mark Seid, Robert Jamison, Segregation Authority, K2 Enterprises, Jeff Sailer

Instructors

Meet our experts

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Instructors Courses:

2023 Federal Tax Update (Complete Edition)

GROUP DISCOUNTS

Send your whole team on a CPE vacation.

Western CPE for Business is a smarter strategy to drive real CPE transformation. Upskill your teams, improve retention and satisfaction, and get a real ROI on your continuing education.

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LIVE EVENT

What's Included:

  • 40 Total Credits
  • 30 CPE Credits + 10 Bonus Credits
  • 5 Days

$4,190 $2,514

You Save $1,676 (40%)

What's Included:

  • 32 Total Credits
  • 24 CPE Credits + 8 Bonus Credits
  • 4 Days

$3,352 $2,011

You Save $1,341 (40%)

What's Included:

  • 24 Total Credits
  • 18 CPE Credits + 6 Bonus Credits
  • 3 Days

$2,514 $1,760

You Save $754 (30%)

What's Included:

  • 16 Total Credits
  • 12 CPE Credits + 4 Bonus Credits
  • 2 Days

$1,676 $1,508

You Save $168 (10%)

What's Included:

  • 8 Total Credits
  • 6 CPE Credits + 2 Bonus Credits
  • 1 Days

$838

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COURSE SELECTION

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Unlock your career potential with just a click! Explore our fast track courses packages in Tax, Accounting & Finance, and Finance Leadership tracks by selecting the buttons below. Elevate your skills and accelerate your journey to success.

Tax Professional

Practical insights into the latest tax developments and strategies to keep you ahead of the game.

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Accounting & Finance

A&A and GAAP updates, risk assessment, quality management, and beyond.

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Financial Leadership

Whether you’re leading a firm now or seeking to rise to new heights, these courses will help you get there faster.

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Day 1 - Monday, July 8

Day 2 - Tuesday, July 9

Day 3 - Wednesday, July 10

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Course Description

Quality management is important. Every CPA firm that provides audit and other attest services must undergo a third-party quality control review. This session will provide you with the tips on how to avoid common quality management deficiencies in all services that are subject to peer review.

Learning Objectives

• List the potential impact of risks faced by public accountants when performing audit and other attest services • Recall common peer review deficiencies in all types of attest engagements • Identify minimum documentation requirements contained in the SSARSs, SASs and SSAEs • Recognize how to strengthen analytic procedures to support conclusions on reviews and audits • Explain best practices for preparing and reviewing workpapers to ensure an effective and efficient engagement • List the quality management standards and guidance related to a CPA firm’s responsibilities for its system of quality management over the audit and attest practice

Day 4 - Thursday, July 11

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Course Description

Financial, retirement, tax, and valuation issues are critical concerns when contemplating a divorce. Understanding, assessing, and deciding how to proceed is essential before completing the marital separation agreement. Learn business valuation and the division of assets. Discuss property, retirement, and other possibilities that may enter the equation. Gain insights on the tax and financial ramifications of divorce. Navigate the assessment and division of financial assets before, during, and after the divorce.

Learning Objectives

• Minimizing the inevitable financial damage • Financial issues in the heart of dividing assets in a post COVID world! • Understanding which types of assets, plans or equity components the client should pursue during the division. • Tax elements inherent in valuing and selling assets • Valuing retirement plans • Community property vs. common law issues • The importance of being prepared by planning in advance • The ongoing payment issues dealing with alimony and child support • The rash of documents protecting a client going forward, including pre-nuptials, cohabitation agreements, post nuptials and many others • The advanced income tax issues including like-kind exchanges, filing status issues, credits and asset sales • The advanced retirement issues including dissecting qualified, personal retirement, and nonqualified plans, QDROs, past and defunct plans, and using retirement assets to equalize assets • The high-level valuation issues including closely held business, stock redemptions, partnership redemptions and stock options • Redesigning the personal financial plan after divorce
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Course Description

Many for-profit and non-for-profit entities receive government assistance or are required to have financial statement or compliance audits due to law or regulation. This course will discuss the requirements under Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book) relevant to a variety of circumstances. This course will cover the latest in independence, quality control, audit planning, satisfying compliance audit requirements, reporting, and more!

Learning Objectives

• List important requirements of Government Auditing Standards • Explain important areas of emphasis within the Yellow Book • Describe when Generally Accepted Auditing Standards may apply to a variety of types of entities • Explain what additional responsibilities exist with a Yellow Book financial statement audit • Recall the importance of independence and other ethical responsibilities • Distinguish internal control responsibilities for Yellow Book and compliance audits • List required elements of a Yellow Book findings and publicly-available reports • Identify proper responses to a variety of FAQ related to the application and compliance with Yellow Book

Day 5 - Friday, July 12

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Course Description

Jeff Sailor will use his signature videos, designed to entertain and educate, to deliver a broad overview of the latest accounting standards. More time will be devoted to areas of broad interest, while a brief introduction will be given for narrow scope topics. Major topics will include the latest issues related to, Credit Losses, Lease Implementation Issue, miscellaneous FASB updates and Compilations and Review issues.. Topics covered in this course include GAAP updates SSARS and accounting theory for useful financial information.

Learning Objectives

• Identify and apply the most pervasive GAAP updates • Cite the basics of the narrow scope GAAP updates • Apply the major provisions of the standard for Credit Losses • Apply the standards for financial instruments • Apply the standards for preparations, compilations and reviews • Discuss the aspects of recent fraud cases

Selected Courses

5 Days Includes:

40 Total Credits (30 CPE CREDITS +10 BONUS CREDITS)

$2,514 $4,190

You Save: $1,676 (40%)

4 Days Includes:

32 Total Credits (24 CPE CREDITS +8 BONUS CREDITS)

$2,011 $3,352

You Save: $1,341 (40%)

3 Days Includes:

24 Total Credits (18 CPE CREDITS +6 BONUS CREDITS)

$1,760 $2,514

You Save: $754 (30%)

2 Days Includes:

16 Total Credits (12 CPE CREDITS +4 BONUS CREDITS)

$1,508 $1,676

You Save: $168 (10%)

1 Day Includes:

8 Total Credits (6 CPE CREDITS +2 BONUS CREDITS)

$838

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