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Farm Tax Conference Registration

    • 08/15/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 08/16/2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • Virtual
    Register

    Get ready for the Farm Tax Conference. A two day event with speakers from the region and worldwide to talk about this years farm tax, farm and ranch estate business planning, economics of farming and regional information. For more information click here.

    Designed For: Tax practitioners representing farmers and ranchers who need to be aware of new federal tax legislation, IRS guidance, and recent court decisions.

    Level: Intermediate
    Instructors: Roger McEwoen and more to be announced
    Area of Study: Taxes
    CPE Credits: 16
    Prerequisite: 2 years of experience with farm tax return preparation

    • 08/15/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 08/16/2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • Alerus Center, Grand Forks
    Register

    Get ready for the Farm Tax Conference. A two day event with speakers from the region and worldwide to talk about this years farm tax, farm and ranch estate business planning, economics of farming and regional information. For more information click here.

    Designed For: Tax practitioners representing farmers and ranchers who need to be aware of new federal tax legislation, IRS guidance, and recent court decisions.

    Level: Intermediate
    Instructors: Roger McEowen and other speakers to be announced
    Area of Study: Taxes
    CPE Credits: 16

    • 09/26/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Webinar - CPA Crossings
    Register

    One of the biggest professional challenges for CPAs, CFOs, controllers and auditors today, is keeping current with the rapid pace of change in information technology. This course explores the new and emerging technologies impacting the fields of accounting, finance, auditing and business overall. Covering the full landscape, from the ground level of personal technology devices to the 5,000-foot level of emerging mega technologies like blockchain, digital and crypto currencies, artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, robotic process automation (RPA) and more. This presentation will provide you with the latest updates on all these mega trends.

    Investing a day to attend this course prepares you to actively participate in discussions with clients, colleagues, management, IT and service providers on the current state of technology and its impact on business. Particularly in our new "remote working" paradigm.

    Learning Objectives:

    After attending this presentation you will be able to...

    • Recognize and be aware of the important technology trends that will impact you and your organization
    • Recall the important aspects of these technologies to prepare you to participate in discussions with your colleagues, clients, customers, IT staff and service providers
    • Select a strategy for how to integrate these technologies into your business model
    • Identify the emerging skills that will benefit you professionally

    Program Content:

    The major topics that will be covered in this course include:

    • Emerging mega technologies, what they are and potential applications
    • State of the cloud computing market and working remotely
    • The explosive growth in Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Big data, data analytics and KPI dashboards, the new frontier for CPAs
    • Automation through artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA)
    • Blockchain technology: the new data storage model
    • Digital and crypto currencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum and more
    • Current state of cloud based software – financial, ERP, workflow and personal productivity applications
    • Update on personal technology devices
    • A peek into the Metaverse

    Designed for: Anyone who wants to update and expand their knowledge of all that is going on with technology in the business world today

    Level: Intermediate

    InstructorJohn H. Higgins, CPA.CITP

    Developer: CPA Crossings, LLC

    CPE Credits: 8

    Area of Study: Information Technology

    Prerequisite: None
    • 10/03/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Webinar - CPA Crossings
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    Think about how much time you spend reviewing and creating PDF files. This course teaches you how to take advantage of a multitude of features and functions available in Adobe Acrobat to create, review, organize, edit and secure your PDF files more effectively and efficiently. Like many personal productivity software applications, it is very likely that you are using only a fraction of the potential of Adobe Acrobat when working with your PDF files. For many CPAs, a PDF file is the final presentation of your work product, whether it is a tax return, financial statement, audit report or other financial reports. This course will teach you how improve the quality of those report presentations.

    The tips you learn in this course will save you time on a daily basis.

    This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

    Learning Objectives:

    After attending this presentation you will be able to...

    • Apply the power of  Adobe Acrobat DC to your work with PDF files
    • Determine the best approach to accomplish a task with your PDFs using Acrobat DC
    • Employ time-saving techniques and more productivity

    Program Content:

    The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

    • Navigating Adobe Acrobat DC
    • Creating PDF files from other applications
    • Organize PDF files and pages within a PDF
    • Using the annotation tools to review and markup  PDF files
    • Preparing your PDF for printing
    • Creating links to pages, files and websites
    • Securing your PDF files
    • Searching PDF files
    • Creating fillable forms
    • Adobe Acrobat integration with Office 365

    Designed for: Anyone who works with PDF files. Especially if you are already using Adobe Acrobat

    Level: Intermediate

    InstructorJohn H. Higgins, CPA.CITP

    Developer: CPA Crossings, LLC

    CPE Credits: 4

    Area of Study: Computer Software & Applications

    Prerequisite: Basic understanding of PDF files
    • 10/04/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM
    • Webinar-ACPEN
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    Would you like to find important documents in 10 seconds or less? Would you like to ensure that all your digital information is safe and secure? Would you like to improve workflow efficiency? Of course you would, and with a bit of planning and guidance, you will be on your way to realizing these and other benefits associated with a paperless office. Of course, no one expects a completely “paperless” office, but reducing the amount of paper we shuffle can lead to tremendous rewards. In this course, you will learn best practices and proven processes for effective document management.

    By participating in this program, you will learn how to implement simple, inexpensive document management systems at an individual, workgroup, or small business level. You will also learn how to implement more sophisticated and comprehensive document management systems – complete with automated workflow processing – appropriate for larger offices and organizations. Your instructor will guide you through issues such as digitizing paper files, exporting and importing data from specialized applications into a document management system, essential hardware and software considerations, and the policies necessary to facilitate a successful office. Upon completing this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of your options and a clear direction for implementing your version of the Paperless Office.

            Learning Objectives: 

            • Define key paperless terms such as Document Management, Records Management, and Business Process Management
            • Estimate the Return on Investment of moving to a paperless environment
            • Create a Records Retention Policy appropriate for your organization
            • Identify the three components of a successful document management initiative
            • List key characteristics of Electronic File Cabinet solutions and Document Management solutions and typical costs associated with these systems
            • Identify essential hardware and software requirements for successful document management, including scanners, storage, memory, operating systems, and network considerations
            • Describe critical data backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity issues and identify key vendors in this area and the solutions they offer

            Key Topics:

            • Computer Software
            • Document Management
            • Information Technology
                                                                                                                Designed for:  Accountants and other business professionals who are seeking to improve document management processes in their organizations

                                                                                                                Level: Intermediate

                                                                                                                Instructor: Thomas Stephens

                                                                                                                Developer: K2 Enterprises

                                                                                                                CPE Credits: 8

                                                                                                                Area(s) of Study: Information Technology - Technical

                                                                                                                Prerequisite: None


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