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GAAP Alternatives: Finding a Safe Harbor in the Perfect Storm of Accounting Updates

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Accounting - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  Industry |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Chris Harper
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1 Hour
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Companies operating in today’s business climate are weathering a storm of major FASB updates. Companies and their advisors may want to consider non-GAAP options as they develop strategies involving revenue recognition, leasing, credit losses, and other FASB pronouncements. This session will provide an overview of special purpose frameworks that may present salient alternatives to United States GAAP for certain entities.


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Define and discover non-GAAP option for client engagements
  • Better understand special purpose frameworks.

Major Subjects
  • Review of special purpose frameworks
  • Discussion of non-GAAP options for financial reporting
  • U.S GAAP alternatives for certain entities.

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, Jul 26, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:00pm EDT
Mon, Aug 16, 2021 - 05:00pm to 06:00pm EDT
Tue, Aug 31, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Tue, Sep 14, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm EDT
Mon, Sep 27, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:00pm EDT
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 - 05:00pm to 06:00pm EDT
Mon, Oct 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm EST
Wed, Nov 24, 2021 - 03:00pm to 04:00pm EST
Mon, Dec 13, 2021 - 05:00pm to 06:00pm EST
Tue, Dec 28, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs in public practice or members in industry.

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Original Recording Date



Basic working knowledge of U.S. GAAP.

Date Added to Catalog


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Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

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