Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

CPA Schedule

SUMMER 2014

Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent and other Tax Practitioner Program
The objective of the program is to broaden the knowledge of accountants and tax practitioners in order to relate particular specialties to the field of accounting and to examine developments in these professions.

Registration

  • Choose the course number that corresponds to the location you plan on attending the most.
  • If you have a schedule conflict you may attend class at one of the other locations.
  • To receive CPE units, students must be registered/paid before they attend class.
  • Requests for refunds must be received 24 hours prior to the start of Week 1.
  • Call 412.369.3701 to request a refund.
  • No refunds will be processed after the start of Week 1.

Attendance - Accurate records of attendance will be maintained to verify and report continuing education hours. Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) units are awarded for each attended, for a possible total of thirty-six (36) CPE’s. However, to ensure the integrity of the program, student attendance will be periodically monitored for late arrivals and hours attended will be adjusted accordingly. A summary sheet will be sent to each registered participant when the series is completed.


Class Information

Course Numbers and Locations: Campuses and Centers 

XGD079-5611 - CCAC, North Campus, Room 3002, 8701 Perry Hwy., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
XGD079-5613 - CCAC, Boyce Campus, Room S1307, 595 Beatty Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146
 
Cost - $289.00 (For the 12 week program regardless of how many presentations you attend)

Register by phone please call Non-Credit Registration - 412.369.3701 

Register by check/Money Order. Download a registration form

Register online click shopcommunityed.ccac.edu  and choose 'Accountant' to pay online.


Week 1:
CPA International Accounting and Auditing Issues
Speaker: Frederich Earl Liechti, J.D., CPA
This course will analyze accounting and auditing provisions for International transactions – accounting for foreign investments, worldwide taxation and transfer pricing.
Category: Accounting & Auditing    (Intermediate) 

Thursday

 

5/29

 

North Campus 

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

6/2

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2:

CPA Comparative Ethics: AICPA, IRS Circular 230, and ABA
Speaker: Barry K. Gerber, CPA, M.B.A., J.D.
This course will explore procedural and substantive changes in the recent AICPA Ethics exposure draft and compare and contrast provisions with Circular 230 and ABA ethics provisions.
Category: Ethics    (Basic)

Thursday

 

6/5

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

6/9

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

       

Week 3:
CPA The Elements of a Financial Plan – How To Reduce Risk While
Maximizing Tax Efficient Income in Retirement
Speaker: Joseph Grunwald CFP®/Associate Vice President
This course will discuss the current investment, tax and insurance landscape and the potential impact on clients. This includes investment portfolio construction, Social Security, income distribution planning, and the impact on income and transfer taxes.
Category: Tax    (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

6/12

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

6/16

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 4:
The Impact of the Recent Health Care Reform for CPA’s
Speaker: William McKendree, J.D.
This course will examine the basic components of the new legislation: how they will impact on the current health care process nationally/locally, how will they be phased into law over the next decade, and how will they most impact on CPA’s and their clients.
Category: Other    (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

6/19

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

6/23

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 5:
CPA PA Death Taxes and Estate Documents and Administration
Speaker: George Entenmann, Esquire
This course will review the PA Inheritance Tax, as well as other obligations which a small estate may encounter. There will be a discussion of various documents in an estate which have tax implications and the impact of these documents in the administration of a decedent’s estate.
Category: Tax    (Basic)

Thursday

 

6/26

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

6/30

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6:
CPA Family Matters
Speaker: Pauline Calabrese, Esquire
This course will discuss topics related to death, divorce, and incapacitation.
Category: Other    (Basic)

Thursday

 

7/10

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

7/14

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 7:
CPA History of the Capital Markets/Understanding Long Term Investment Performance/Retirement Planning
Speaker: Joseph Hoover, Financial Planning/Investment Advisor
This course will discuss the history of capital markets, the long term performance of various asset classes, and the factors influencing Retirement Planning decisions.
Category: Tax (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

7/17

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

7/21

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 8:
CPA Estate Planning and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012;
Basic Estate Administration in Pennsylvania
Speaker: John M. Hartzell, Jr., Esquire, CPA
This course will discuss Estate and Succession Planning focused on protecting and transferring wealth which accomplishes clients’ goals and objectives. Overview of basic estate administration issues for decedents dying in Pennsylvania.
Category: Tax (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

7/24

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

7/28

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30-9:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 9:
CPA Assessing Reassessments
Speaker: Michael J. Suley, CRB, CRS, GRI, CPE
This course will examine the laws dealing with fairness and equity in the administration of the property tax assessments.
Category: Accounting & Auditing    (Advanced)

Thursday

 

7/31

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

8/4

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30-9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 10:
CPA State and Local Business Tax Update
Speaker: Philip Cook Jr., Esquire
This course will discuss the recent legislation, case law, and other current events involving state and local taxation.
Category: Tax (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

8/7

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

8/11

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 11:
CPA Small Business Loans in Today’s Economy
Speaker: Ed Wielgus, Divisional Vice President, Northwest Bank
This course will discuss the state of the economy and its impact on banks, specifically regional and community banks. Regulatory reform of banks, the current lending environment, and its impact on small businesses will also be examined.
Category: Accounting & Auditing (Intermediate)

Thursday

 

8/14

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

8/18

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 12:
CPA Overview of Fraud Complaints
Speaker: William J. Miller, Esquire, CPA
This course will provide an overview of the legal system as it relates to the forensic accountant.
Category: Accounting & Auditing    (Overview)

Thursday

 

8/21

 

North Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

Monday

 

8/25

 

Boyce Campus

 

6:30–9:30PM

       

 

Saturday Tax Seminars

     
          
     
     
                      There are no Saturday Seminars scheduled for the summer!  
           
     
     
     
     
     

 


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Dr. Francis J. Sekula Director of Professional Continuing Education Program 412.788.7382

fsekula@ccac.edu

Have questions concerning the CPA Program please contact: Michelle Bahur 412.788.7383

mbahur@ccac.edu

CPA/CLE Day Seminar