Virtual FAQ - Accounting and Auditing

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This course is 8.00 credits
James Newhard
Fields of Study
Accounting, Yellow Book
Course Level
Kaplan CPA Education


James Newhard

James J. Newhard, CPA, CGMA, is a discussion leader for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES LTD. and an established CPA practitioner with 35 years of practice in public accounting. Jim spent 7½ years of public practice with a regional and national CPA firm in their A&A departments. Subsequent to that Jim established his own firm, JAMES J. NEWHARD, CPA, in December, 1986 committed to a focus on small business entrepreneurs, individuals and not-for-profit organizations, and providing a variety of tax (preparation, planning and controversy), accounting (review, compilation, and QuickBooks Pro-Advisor), business analytics and attestations, and advisory services to individuals, small-to-medium-sized businesses, not-for-profit entities, estates, and trusts. Jim is a member of the AICPA (including PCPS and Tax Section). Jim is also a long-time, very active and involved member of the PICPA, including many years of leadership in the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, including serving as Chapter President (2006-07). He was the recipient of the Volunteer Service Award (2009) and the Champion Service Award (2012). Jim serves on several PICPA statewide committees including the Committee on Practitioners, Budget and Finance, CPA Image Enhancement, Member Services, State and Local Taxation (as well as the Act 32 Task Force), Legislation, and the Accounting and Auditing Procedures Committee. Additionally, at the Philadelphia Chapter level, Jim serves on the Committee on Practitioners [committee chair], Local Taxation and Legislation Committee, Federal Tax, Member Services, the Accounting and Assurance Committee, and the Executive Committee. Additionally, Mr. Newhard serves as the editor of the Practitioner’s column for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, has authored several columns and features, and has provided PICPA webinars on both Pennsylvania local taxation and A&A update. With a career-long focus on practitioner services and the essential client services, Jim serves as discussion leader for Loscalzo Associates in compilation and review, practitioner financial reporting and standards issues and updates, professional ethics, Special Purpose Framework Financial Reporting, Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs, FASB and AICPA Update, and workpaper considerations and issues.
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Monday, May 17, 2021
8:45am – 4:30pm

This program hits the mark by reviewing real issues and questions asked prior to the session by accountants who are past attendees of our seminars. The course covers "live" issues dealing with accounting and disclosures, preparation services, compilations, reviews, and audits. This course lends practical solutions to issues that may confront those in practice.

Designed For

Practitioners in public practice who need to keep on top of changing needs and current issues in the profession.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:
  • Identify common disclosure deficiencies noted in practice
  • Describe recent changes in accounting and auditing guidance
  • Define risks and uncertainties
  • Determine appropriate accounting policies

Major Subjects

  • Accounting and disclosure issues
  • SSARS and SSAE issues
  • Auditing and reporting issues


Basic audit and accounting experience


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