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Considerations for ASC 250: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections

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QAS Self-Study
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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

One of the major issues companies and accountants face is how to reflect changes in accounting methods and error corrections in financial statements. This course provides a comprehensive overview of accounting requirements with respect to accounting changes and error corrections and the related reporting implications within an entity’s financial statements. The scope of accounting changes includes a discussion of changes in accounting principles and changes in accounting estimates, as well as changes of a reporting entity. The course also provides an overview of the accounting requirements of correcting errors in previously issued financial statements as well as restatement considerations. A majority of the information included within this course is sourced from the requirements found within FASB ASC Topic No 250, Accounting Changes and Error Corrections.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the different types of accounting changes and how they affect an entity’s financial statements
  • Differentiate between the requirements for the different types of accounting changes
  • Identify the steps involved in the required assessment for a correction of an error
  • Differentiate between the iron curtain and rollover methods for quantifying a correction of an error
  • Recognize the different types of restatements required as a result of accounting changes

Course Specifics

Course ID
1203535
Revision Date
September 3, 2020
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

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Considerations for ASC 250: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections

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CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Accounting

$58.00$78.00

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Icon_Self-Study
QAS Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

One of the major issues companies and accountants face is how to reflect changes in accounting methods and error corrections in financial statements. This course provides a comprehensive overview of accounting requirements with respect to accounting changes and error corrections and the related reporting implications within an entity’s financial statements. The scope of accounting changes includes a discussion of changes in accounting principles and changes in accounting estimates, as well as changes of a reporting entity. The course also provides an overview of the accounting requirements of correcting errors in previously issued financial statements as well as restatement considerations. A majority of the information included within this course is sourced from the requirements found within FASB ASC Topic No 250, Accounting Changes and Error Corrections.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the different types of accounting changes and how they affect an entity’s financial statements
  • Differentiate between the requirements for the different types of accounting changes
  • Identify the steps involved in the required assessment for a correction of an error
  • Differentiate between the iron curtain and rollover methods for quantifying a correction of an error
  • Recognize the different types of restatements required as a result of accounting changes

Course Specifics

Course ID
1203535
Revision Date
September 3, 2020
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA Read More »

Considerations for ASC 250: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Accounting

$58.00$78.00

Clear