Education

We offer live, local continuing education opportunities tailored to meet the specific needs of our members. Find details about local programs here and visit the online catalog of TXCPA courses to schedule your upcoming CPE with us.

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One hour of CPE is typically offered at chapter meetings.

Live local CPE

Governmental Audit Update

Friday, April 30, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (MDT)
Speakers: Celina Cereceres, CPA, Partner;
Ailene Comple-Makalintal, CPA, CFE, Senior Manager;
Lupe Garcia, CPA, Partner;
Patrick Simmons, CPA, Senior Manager of Whitley Penn, LLP
CPE hours: 8  

Register by email: blongoria@txcpaelpaso.cpa | Registration form

Cost: $205 Members, $255 Non Members

Course Description:
 
2020 was definitely a challenging year. However, the pandemic brought new federal and state requirements and the GASB didn’t slow down on issuing pronouncements. In this session, we will discuss the following:

1. Navigating through the 2020 Compliance Supplement
2. Auditing specific compliance requirements such as matching, supplement not supplant, maintenance of effort, subrecipient monitoring, just to name a few
3. Internal Controls and Fraud
4. Financial Statement Preparation Tips and Tricks
5. GASB Update

International Taxation Update

Wednesday, May 26, 2021  | 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (MDT)
Speaker: Robert W. Nelson, CPA
CPE hours: 8

Register by email: blongoria@txcpaelpaso.cpa | Registration form

Advanced registration required to obtain your zoom link.

Course Description:

Inbound 
  - Foreign investment in real property 
  - US tax issues of foreign investors 
  - Estate tax issues of foreign investors 
  - Tax treaty implications 
  - Key reporting and withholding requirements 
  - Residency issues 

Outbound
  - Controlled foreign corporations 
  - PFIC 
  - Foreign tax credit 
  - Branch rules 
  - Effectively connected income/FDAP 
  - US persons overseas 
  - Tax treaty implications 

Course Objectives: Obtain a good overall understanding of international tax issues for both foreigners investing in the U.S. and U.S. persons overseas. 

Course Level: Beginning to Intermediate 

Designed For: Practicing CPAs and in-house accountants