Tax Accounting University

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Tax Accounting University (TAU) is a series of educational courses designed to provide hands-on learning and technical knowledge surrounding the vast world of tax accounting and reporting.

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Enhance your education in tax accounting with TAU

TAU courses cover accounting principles and include practical examples. Each class is approximately one day in length, will be offered in cities across the US and vary in size from one city to another. There is no registration fee or charge for materials, and participants can earn CPE credits.

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Our courses are taught by specialists who focus on tax accounting in a three-session series:

  • Tax Accounting 101 is intended for those without prior experience in tax accounting or those with previous experience who want to strengthen or expand their knowledge of the principles. This course includes financial accounting and reporting guidance for the effects of income taxes that result from an entity’s activities during the current and preceding years. Lesson topics include:

    • Lesson 1: ASC 740 – Theory introduction
    • Lesson 2: Changes in tax laws, rates and methods
    • Lesson 3: Uncertain tax positions
    • Lesson 4: Valuation allowances
    • Lesson 5: Financial statement presentation requirements
    • Lesson 6: Review and wrap-up

    Note: 8 CPE Accounting credits will be earned

Course Place Date
TA101 TBD TBD
  • Tax Accounting 201 is intended for those with prior education or experience in income tax accounting who want to strengthen and expand their knowledge on additional topics such as business combinations, share-based payments, intra-period tax allocation, outside basis differences and interim reporting. Lesson topics include:

    • Lesson 1: Income tax accounting refresher
    • Lesson 2: Share-based payments
    • Lesson 3: Domestic and foreign subsidiaries
    • Lesson 4: Accounting for business combinations
    • Lesson 5: Intercompany transactions
    • Lesson 6: Intraperiod tax allocation
    • Lesson 7: Interim income tax accounting
    • Lesson 8: Review and wrap-up

    Note: 8 CPE Accounting credits will be earned

Course Place Date
TA201 TBD TBD
  • Tax Accounting 301 covers specialized topics for professionals with significant prior experience in income tax accounting. This course covers topics such as contingent consideration in business combinations, outside basis differences of entities that are not subsidiaries, state and local income tax provisions, foreign currency, separate financial statements of a subsidiary, intercompany transactions, changes in estimates and error corrections and income taxes for noncontrolling interests. Lesson topics include:

    • Lesson 1: Financial accounting for foreign currency
    • Lesson 2: Outside basis differences of entities that are not subsidiaries
    • Lesson 3: Intercompany transactions
    • Lesson 4: Tax holidays
    • Lesson 5: State and local income taxes
    • Lesson 6: Government assistance
    • Lesson 7: Business combinations
    • Lesson 8: Income taxes for noncontrolling interests
    • Lesson 9: Separate financial statements of a subsidiary
    • Lesson 10: Transactions directly with a governmental taxing authority
    • Lesson 11: Error correction versus a change in accounting estimate
    • Lesson 12: Review and wrap-up

    Note: 8 CPE Accounting credits will be earned

Course Place Date
TA301 TBD TBD
  • This course focuses on deferred income tax accounting under IFRS. Also covered is the International Accounting Standard 12 (IAS12). This session will provide information to help address the current and future tax consequences of transactions and other events.

    Check back in June after 2019 busy season for new classes.

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