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2024 Financial Statement Presentation and Disclosure

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Accounting - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Chris Harper
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This comprehensive session is a must-attend event for any professional accountant who prepares financial statements for either a private enterprise or a firm client. We illustrate best practices for presentation and disclosure by revisiting fundamentals of financial reporting for various industries. This workshop explores best practices for United States GAAP in addition to considerations for special purpose frameworks. Experienced accountants will benefit from a refresher whereas other accountants will appreciate formative skill-building insights.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Utilize resources for financial statement preparation
  • Identify efficient methods for preparing financial statements
  • Appreciate the role of disclosures in financial reporting
  • Prepare financial statements and related disclosures

Major Subjects
  • U.S.  GAAP and Special purpose frameworks
  • Form and content of financial statements: Balance sheets
  • Income statements; Statements of cash flows
  • Retained earnings and/or owners’ equity statements
  • Comprehensive income
  • Supplementary information
  • Comparative vs. single-period financial statements
  • Sufficiency of disclosures
  • Illustrative disclosures frequently encountered in small-to-medium reporting entities
  • Industry-specific nuances

Course Materials


Chris Harper's Profile

Chris Harper Related Seminars and Products

Chris has been serving the tax and accounting needs of individuals and closely-held businesses since 1998. As a frequent speaker, he has taught a variety of continuing education courses for several state CPA societies. Chris is frequently interviewed by media outlets on a variety of financial, tax, and accounting topics.


Mon, Aug 05, 2024 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Wed, Aug 21, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Wed, Sep 11, 2024 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Tue, Sep 24, 2024 - 06:00pm to 09:38pm EDT
Thu, Oct 03, 2024 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Fri, Oct 18, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Sat, Nov 09, 2024 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Mon, Nov 25, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Thu, Dec 05, 2024 - 06:00pm to 09:38pm EST
Wed, Dec 18, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EST
Mon, Dec 30, 2024 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Fri, Jan 03, 2025 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Mon, Jan 20, 2025 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EST
Sat, Feb 01, 2025 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EST
Mon, Feb 24, 2025 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Mon, Mar 03, 2025 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Wed, Mar 19, 2025 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Thu, Apr 10, 2025 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Fri, Apr 25, 2025 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Designed For CPAs in public practice or members in industry
Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date 5/1/2024
Prerequisites Basic working knowledge of financial statements
Date Added to Catalog 3/12/2024

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Official Registry Statement Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:
Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 20


Jeffrey F

"Really good coverage of information."

Marybel D

"Instructor was very knowledgeable. Good presentation. "