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AHP Webinar Series

AHP is pleased to announce our new, free webinar series. Please join us as our experts share information about industry topics, emerging issues, and best practices during this live webinar series.

These webinars are informational in nature and no CPE will be offered.

Past Events

 

Keep Calm and Carry On A Market and Economic Update

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 1:30 pm

Strider Elass & Zach Turner, CFP®

Highlighted by big market swings and a foggy global economic picture, 2018 was a wild ride for the financial markets. This has left investors with many question marks as they prepare their portfolios for 2019 and beyond. Mr. Strider Elass, Senior Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., will provide an economic update and discuss how the changing environment may affect markets and investors during his “Keep Calm and Carry On” webinar presented by AHP Financial Services.

 

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ASC 606: Implementing the New Revenue Recognition Standard

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Amanda Rein, CPA

The new revenue recognition standard became effective January 1, 2019 for most calendar year-end private companies. Nearly every business will be impacted and for some, the changes will be the most profound in over 15 years. Have you started to assess the impact of the new standard on your business? How will your company evaluate its customer agreements to ensure they comply with ASC 606?

 

Join us for this informative webinar to learn about the new standard and the 5-step model in recognizing revenue. We will also cover key issues within each step of the model to be aware of that may differ from legacy GAAP.

 

Webinar will cover:

  • Revenue standard overview
  • In-depth 5-step model analysis
  • Illustration of the 5-step model
  • Other matters to consider in implementation

 

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Significant Business Tax Changes Under the TCJA

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Randal Caudill, CPA

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made sweeping reforms to business income tax. Are you aware of the provisions of the new law that will affect your business? Have you planned appropriately for these changes to minimize your income tax liability for 2018 and beyond?

 

Join us for this informative webinar to learn about some of the new provisions of the TCJA that will affect and the steps you can take to ensure you are ready when it comes time to file. We will also cover some new opportunities for tax planning and strategies that you can implement.

 

Webinar will cover:

  • Changes in tax brackets
  • Reduction in dividends received deduction
  • Elimination of the domestic production activity deduction
  • New qualified business income deduction
  • Changes to depreciation
  • Changes to net operating losses
  • Changes to cash method of accounting
  • Changes to uniform capitalization rules
  • Limitation on business interest deductions
  • Changes to meals and entertainment expenses

 

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Understanding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Individuals

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Eric Bischer, CPA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has made sweeping reforms that greatly impacts the income tax for individuals. Are you aware of the provisions of the new law that will affect you as an income tax payer? Have you planned appropriately for these changes in order to minimize your income tax liability for 2018 and beyond?

 

Join us for this informative webinar to learn about some of the new provisions of the TCJA that will affect individuals filing Form 1040 and the steps you can take to ensure you are ready when it comes time to file. We will also cover some new opportunities for tax planning and strategies that you can implement to save on income tax.

 

Webinar will cover:

  • Changes in tax brackets
  • Elimination of personal exemptions
  • Standard deduction vs. itemizing deductions
  • Useful tax planning tips
  • Changes to AMT
  • Other tax law changes
  • Child tax credits
  • Tax resources available

 

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Changes to Lease Accounting

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Duane Reyhl, CPA, CGMA

Are you ready for the new lease accounting standard? The changes are going to affect most organizations. For nonpublic entities, the new standard is effective starting with December 31, 2020 financial statements, but you should start planning today because some decisions could affect comparative financial statements.

 

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Changes in Not-for-Profit Financial Statements

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Duane Reyhl, CPA, CGMA

New accounting standards will affect the way not-for-profit organizations report and explain their finances to donors and other interested parties.  The new requirements are effective starting with December 31, 2018 financial statements and will change the presentation and disclosure requirements for your financial statements.  Join us for this webinar to learn what you need to do now to prepare for these changes.

 

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Hot Topics for Higher Education

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm

Gary Robb, CPA

College and universities face an everchanging, competitive landscape. Institutions are under increased pressure to offer affordable, quality education while meeting the demands of increased compliance, complex reporting, and institutional risks. In this webinar, AHP Audit Manager, Gary Robb, will provide an overview of upcoming updates to GASB and FASB standards, the effects of new compliance requirements under Uniform Guidance, and the role of enterprise risk management in higher education.

 

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize future GASB and FASB standard updates affecting their institution and/or foundation.
  • Understand anticipated changes to the 2019 Compliance Supplement requiring auditors to test the security and confidentiality of student information.
  • Understand the key changes to the latest COSO framework for enterprise risk management.

 

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Risk Management for Financial Institutions

June 21, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 1:35 PM

Traci Belt, CPA, CRCM, CBA | Rebekah Kilpatrick, CPA, CRCM

Financial institutions are required to establish appropriate risk management processes to effectively measure, monitor, and control risks within the institution; this includes making sure that risks are in line with your strategic plan. In this webinar, AHP senior managers and certified regulatory compliance managers, Traci Belt and Rebekah Kilpatrick, will provide a brief overview of the many risk assessments performed to meet that objective. From enterprise risk management to IT, audit, and compliance-specific risk assessments, it’s hard to know where to begin. Let us take you beyond the buzz words and help you understand what you need to know to get started.

 

 

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Compliance Update for Financial Institutions

June 5, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Traci Belt, CPA, CRCM, CBA | Rebekah Kilpatrick, CPA, CRCM

In this session, AHP senior managers and certified regulatory compliance managers, Traci Belt and Rebekah Kilpatrick, will discuss questions and considerations arising from recently implemented regulatory requirements including HMDA, Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Rules, and Mortgage Servicing Rules. Traci and Rebekah will also address regulatory compliance changes with upcoming effective dates, including those impacting Regulation CC and Know Before You Owe/TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, as well as share insight into regulatory and industry trends in compliance.

 

 

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Cybersecurity Update

May 1, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Gregory H. Soule, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CFE

From phishing and hackers to viruses and malware, cybersecurity risks continue to be one of the critical issues concerning organizations of all sizes. While the attacks continue to increase in both frequency and complexity, there are a number of basic security controls that organizations can implement to help mitigate the risk.

Get an update on the current cybersecurity landscape affecting organizations of all industries and sizes. In this session, AHP’s Greg Soule, a senior manager and executive in charge of IT, will provide an overview of the current risk environment, the threats affecting organizations of all sizes, and provide insight into several controls that could mitigate your risk. Join us to learn about actionable items that you can implement within your organization.

 

 

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