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Surgent's Preparing Special Purpose Framework Financial Statements: Cash, Modified Cash, and Tax Basis (CMT4)

For many businesses, preparing financial statements using a special purpose framework may provide an alternative to the complexity of U.S. GAAP. This course will provide you with an overview and hands-on application for preparing financial statements using a special purpose framework. You will learn the unique measurement and disclosure requirements of various SPF options using example financial statements and illustrative disclosures. The course also includes common practice issues encountered when preparing SPF financial statements, as well as an introduction to the AICPA's new SPF for small- and medium-sized entities, FRF for SMEsTM.

Objectives

  • Review the limited authoritative and non-authoritative literature covering special purpose frameworks
  • Learn how to prepare SPF financial statements using the cash, modified cash, and tax basis of accounting
  • Be aware of SPF accounting and presentation issues
  • Review the disclosure requirements for SPF financial statements

Highlights

  • An introduction to special purpose frameworks
  • Authoritative and non-authoritative guidance used to prepare SPF financial statements
  • Common issues in preparing SPF financial statements
  • Cash basis and modified cash basis financial statements
  • Income tax basis financial statements
  • The AICPA's new special purpose framework - FRF for SMEsTM

Additional Information

Designed For

Practitioners and staff involved with the preparation of cash and tax basis financial statements

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Prerequisite

None

Field of Study

Accounting

Course Number

17CMT4-DN

Level of Knowledge

Basic

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