Step by Step: Accounting for Income Taxes

2 Credits: Accounting


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Step by Step: Accounting for Income Taxes

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course features an innovative, step-by-step approach to the challenging topic of accounting for income taxes. Participants benefit from an in-depth exploration of the recognition, measurement, and presentation aspects of both current and deferred taxes, as well as provisions for unrecognized tax positions and disclosure requirements. The course stands out by offering practical examples, making complex concepts more accessible and applicable to real-world scenarios. Jeff Sailor’s unique blend of humor and video parodies further enhances the learning experience, ensuring that participants stay engaged and retain crucial information effectively.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the steps to accounting for income taxes
  • Apply the recognition, measurement and presentation for current taxes
  • Apply the recognition, measurement and presentation for deferred taxes
  • Apply the provisions for unrecognized tax positions
  • Apply the requirements for disclosures
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
August 22, 2022


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

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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 …