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CPAs obtain continuing professional education at Elon seminar

The one-day seminar covered new developments in accounting, auditing and tax, as well as ethics, the economy and leadership branding.

The Department of Accounting in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business hosted 120 Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) on Nov. 11 for the 18th annual Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Seminar.

Participants learned about developments in accounting pronouncements, auditing standards, Federal tax and the Affordable Care Act; increased their understanding of North Carolina’s ethics requirement for CPAs; explored current U.S. macroeconomic trends; and learned tips about creating a personal leadership brand through intentional leadership practices.

The seminar sessions were:

“Auditing and Accounting Update”
Presented by John Nicolson, CPA, Smith Leonard CPAs

“Review and Compilation Updates”
Presented by Victor Moran, MBA, CPA, Elon University

“Professional Issues Update from the State Board Perspective”
Presented by Robert Brooks, North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners, and David Nance, North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners

“Federal Tax Update/Affordable Care Act Update”
Presented by Art Cassill, Ph.D., CPA

“Professional Ethics and Conduct”
Presented by Bryan Starnes, CPA, Meridian Senior Living

Presented by Gary McGrath, Ph.D.

“Economic Update”
Presented by Steve DeLoach, Ph.D., Elon University

Elon University 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.

Nicole Filippo,
11/17/2016 11:30 PM