Washington Association of Accountants and Tax Professionals

Washington Association of Accountants & Tax Professionals and Western CPE are proud to partner to bring you high quality, relevant, and engaging live and online learning experiences.

With over 400 self-study courses, over 100 monthly live webcasts, and 60 plus live events around the US each year, you’ll have access to essential knowledge and insights to develop the skills you need. And as an added benefit, you’ll receive an exclusive WAATP Member Discount!

 

 

WAATP Member Discount 10% Off!

 

Self-Study Use Coupon Code: WAA-SS | Webcast Use Coupon Code: WAA-WC | 2018 Conferences Use Coupon Code: WAA-LIVE

 

 

Featured Instructor

Frank Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Frank Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, is the president of F.X. Ryan & Associates, which specializes in lean systems implementations, activity-based costing, strategic and operational risk analyses, and corporate governance evaluations. Frank serves and has served on numerous boards of publicly traded companies and nonprofit organizations. In 2008, he was elected chairman of the board of Good Shepherd Center. Frank has served as chairman of the audit committees of two publicly traded companies, and he’s the current audit committee chairman of a major nonprofit organization in Maryland. Frank is an acclaimed author on activity-based costing, lean systems, and enterprise risk, and he lectures for numerous state and national organizations. Currently, he’s a Western CPE conference instructor, self-study author, and webcast presenter.

Frank graduated summa cum laude from Mount St. Mary’s College and received his MBA from the University of Maryland in 1977.

A retired Marine reserve colonel, he was recalled to active duty out of retirement in 2004 and served with Multi-National Force—Iraq until June 2005. Before retiring, Frank served during Operation Enduring Freedom and spent time in Afghanistan with the Joint Forces Special Operations Command. His personal military decorations include three Legions of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal. Frank's military expertise includes special operations, civil affairs, and economic warfare.

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Featured Self-Study Courses

Self-Study Ethics
NASBA Category Regulatory Ethics
Format
  • Hard Copy
  • Online
4 Credits
$99.00 (Hard Copy)
$79.00 (Online)
Self-Study Accounting
NASBA Category Accounting
Format
  • Hard Copy
  • Online
28 Credits
$359.00 (Hard Copy)
$329.00 (Online)
Self-Study Computers and Technology
NASBA Category Computer Science
Format
  • Hard Copy
  • Online
6 Credits
$119.00 (Hard Copy)
$89.00 (Online)
Self-Study Accounting
NASBA Category Accounting
Format
  • Hard Copy
  • Online
9 Credits
$159.00 (Hard Copy)
$129.00 (Online)

 

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Upcoming Webcasts

Course Instructor Credits Date Time
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: Individual and Employee Returns Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 0 10/22/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: Individual and Employee Returns Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 4 10/22/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: IRAs, Real Estate, Estates, and Trusts Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 4 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: IRAs, Real Estate, Estates, and Trusts Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 4 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 2 10/22/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM ET Details
2019 Tax Strategies For Wealthy Individuals Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 10/22/2019 10:00AM - 4:00PM ET Details
Advancing Women Accountants: Yes, We Still Need to Have This Conversation Sandra Leyva 2 10/22/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM ET Details
Current Challenges And Key Risks In Financial Reporting 2019 Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 10/22/2019 8:00AM - 2:00PM ET Details
"Rainmaking" Strategies For Success Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 3 10/22/2019 11:00AM - 2:00PM ET Details
World's Liveliest Auditing Update Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/22/2019 8:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Analytical Procedures And Critical Thinking Skills Jeff Sailor, CPA 2 10/22/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM ET Details
Creating Leaders That Influence And Impact All Generations Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 2 10/22/2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM ET Details
Qualified Business Income (QBI) And Choice Of Entity Sharon Kreider, CPA 3 10/22/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Risk Assessment In Performing An Audit Jeff Sailor, CPA 2 10/22/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM ET Details
Accountant's Guidebook: Changes Errors Closing Book Fin Stmn Jeff Sailor, CPA 3 10/22/2019 4:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
Accountant's Guidebook: Management Reports And More Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/22/2019 4:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Benchmarking And Metrics In Accounts Payable Mary S. Schaeffer, MBA 2 10/22/2019 5:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
Common International Tax Issues For Individuals David F. Jarmusz, CPA, JD, LLM 1 10/22/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM ET Details
Critical Elements Of Business Law Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA 2 10/22/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Employee Stock Options Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 4 10/22/2019 4:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Gambling And Taxes: The Price Of Winning Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 2 10/22/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Ransomware! Reducing Your Risk K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA) 1 10/22/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM ET Details
Social Security: Indispensable Information Martha Shedden 2 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM ET Details
Western CPE's Guide To Prevention & Detection Of Fraud Dennis Dycus, CPA, CFE, CGFM 4 10/23/2019 8:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Ethics For The Real World Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA 4 10/23/2019 10:00AM - 2:00PM ET Details
2019 Accounting For Leases Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/23/2019 8:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Applying The Risk Assessment Standards Kurt Oestriecher 2 10/23/2019 11:00AM - 1:00PM ET Details
Success Through Ethics: Business Integrity as Profiled by a Retired FBI Agent Jeff Lanza 4 10/23/2019 9:00AM - 1:00PM ET Details
Tax Strategies for California Residents with Multistate Income Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 2 10/23/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Tax Strategies for California Residents with Multistate Income Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 2 10/23/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: Payroll, Self-Employment, S and C Corporations, and LLCs Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 4 10/23/2019 1:00PM - 5:00PM ET Details
2019-2020 Federal Tax Update: Preparing Business Returns Vern Hoven, CPA, MT 4 10/23/2019 1:00PM - 5:00PM ET Details
Definitive Revenue Recognition Course Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/23/2019 3:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
Attract New Clients Using Online Marketing Sandra Leyva 3 10/23/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Accounting Update With Ray Thompson Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 10/23/2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM ET Details
Advanced Examination Techniques And The Practitioner’s Role Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 2 10/23/2019 11:00AM - 1:00PM ET Details
Crucial Planning Suggestions for the 99% - Clients with Under $5 Million in Assets Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 2 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM ET Details
2019 Tax Strategies For Real Estate Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 10/24/2019 2:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Managing Time And Priorities In An Overworked World Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 2 10/24/2019 5:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
Planning Opportunities After Tax Reform Robert Keebler, CPA, AEP, MST, CGMA 2 10/24/2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM ET Details
Planning QBI Deductions Robert Keebler, CPA, AEP, MST, CGMA 2 10/24/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
World’s Liveliest Industry Accounting Update Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/24/2019 4:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Taxpayer First Act Of 2019 Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 2 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM ET Details
Remote Access Best Practices K2 Enterprises (Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS) 2 10/24/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Advanced IRC 199A: A Case Study Approach Robert Keebler, CPA, AEP, MST, CGMA 2 10/24/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM ET Details
Anti-Fraud Protocols For Managers, Owners & Accountants David W. Holt, CPA, CFE 4 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM ET Details
Key Guide To Revenue Recognition And Lease Accounting Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 5:00PM ET Details
Nonprofit Organization Update David W. Holt, CPA, CFE 4 10/24/2019 12:00PM - 4:00PM ET Details
Not Documented Not Done Jeff Sailor, CPA 2 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM ET Details
Partnership Audit Rules And Their Impact Steven B. Gorin 1 10/24/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM ET Details
Value Pricing, Step-by-Step Sandra Leyva 2 10/24/2019 8:00AM - 10:00AM ET Details
Where Do I Go For Answers? Jeff Sailor, CPA 2 10/24/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM ET Details
Why Insurance Is The Center Financial Planning Universe Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP 5 10/24/2019 10:00AM - 3:00PM ET Details
World's Liveliest Accounting Update Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/25/2019 9:00AM - 1:00PM ET Details
Governmental Accounting & Auditing Update David W. Holt, CPA, CFE 4 10/25/2019 4:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Practical Tax Planning Solutions For Divorce Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP 2 10/25/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM ET Details
Representing The Cannabis Business Nick Richards 2 10/25/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM ET Details
Understanding 199A After The Proposed Regulations Robert Keebler, CPA, AEP, MST, CGMA 2 10/25/2019 5:00PM - 7:00PM ET Details
World's Liveliest SSARS Update 2019 Jeff Sailor, CPA 4 10/25/2019 2:00PM - 6:00PM ET Details

Featured Live Conferences

Whitefish Conference
June 25 - June 29, 2018

Whitefish Conference

Grouse Mountain Lodge, Whitefish

Located just outside Glacier National Park, Whitefish is an exciting mountain town surrounded by some of the most impressive scenery on the entire continent. June is the perfect time to visit, with lush, green valleys framed by grandiose snowcapped peaks. Lovers of the outdoors will find plenty to do. Rafting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback tou... more


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Alaska Cruise Conference
July 22 - July 29, 2018

Alaska Cruise Conference

Emerald Princess, Alaska

Join us for an incredible week in the wilds of Alaska as we sail with Princess Cruises onboard the Emerald Princess. Begin your journey in Seattle, where you can explore the shops and restaurants of Pike Place Market and the waterfront, ascend the Space Needle for an incredible city view, or explore the Seattle Aquarium. After boarding, we'll sail ... more


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Maui Conference
November 5 - November 9, 2018

Maui Conference

The Ritz Carlton, Kapalua

Few places on earth-if any-can match the beauty of Maui. Towering, volcanic peaks give way to immaculate beaches and turquoise waters, every bit earning the moniker paradise. While most of us dream of the beach, you'll want to explore the interior as well. Haleakala National Park offers visitors a chance to visit a dormant volcano overlooking the ... more


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