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January 25, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM ET


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12:00PM - 2:00PM ET


January 30, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM ET


February 07, 2019
11:00AM - 1:00PM ET


February 14, 2019
11:00AM - 1:00PM ET



Course Description

One of the most common questions in seminars is, 'Where do I go to find the guidance for that?' In this course, Jeff Sailor will walk you through exactly how to find the answers to most all your accounting and reporting questions. This is a very detailed descriptive course which will show actual steps to find answers through authoritative, free internet sources. Areas of research will include accounting, both GAAP and special purpose frameworks, reporting at various levels of assurance, quality control, and ethics. In addition, Jeff will bring his truly unique presentation style and include a few humorous extras designed to keep you awake and reinforce the material.


Jeff Sailor, CPA

Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software.

Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights with humor in high-energy presentations. He’s also adept at presenting complex topics in a very practical, easy-to-understand manner, thus earning him rave reviews for more than 20 years. Jeff currently presents seminars, webcasts, and in-house instruction for Western CPE. He’s also a featured speaker at national conferences as well as at state and regional meetings.

For more than 10 years, Jeff has served as an AICPA peer reviewer, focusing on small firms and sole practitioners. He also served on the Resource Committee for the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee (PCFRC). Jeff has spoken at two NASBA national conferences on how to make education more engaging for practitioners.

Course Specifics

Nov 6, 2017

Compliance Information

Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the sources of authoritative accounting guidance for GAAP and Special Purpose Frameworks
  • Identify the sources of authoritative reporting guidance for preparations, compilations, reviews, audits and SSAE engagements
  • Identify the sources of authoritative guidance for ethics and quality control
  • Cite various online research techniques for accounting, reporting, quality control, and ethics requirements

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