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CPE Self-Study

Working Paper Documentation - Tax Staff Essentials

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Workpapers support the creation of a tax return. Practitioners must provide proper data for their work, through accurate documentation of the position taken on a return and by providing authoritative support for it. This documentation not only impacts the preparer, but is required by the IRS to complete a proper audit of the return. This CPE course will help you appropriately and adequately prepare, organize and understand workpapers.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Learn to interpret document tax return information and correctly organize working papers
  • Know which working papers are appropriate for specific tax situations
  • Understand how to prepare an Accrual to Cash Conversion Workpaper
  • Execute efficient and meaningful research within tax online services

Key Topics

  • Source of data for tax adjustments from books
  • Authority documentation
  • Case studies – good and bad workpapers

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs, particularly new tax staff

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About the Authors

Charles A. Borek, CPA, JD, MBA

Columbia, MD

Chuck Borek is a CPA and attorney with over 20 years of professional experience dealing with both business and nonprofit clients and has served in the capacity of officer and board member for several entities. He is also an award-winning speaker on a variety of accounting topics, having conducted over 300 live and web-based presentations across the country.

After serving for several years as a partner in a regional CPA firm in the Washington, DC area, Chuck founded The Borek Group, LLC, which develops professional education materials for both CPAs and lawyers. He concurrently acts as a consultant to the Columbia, Maryland firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC.

In addition to his professional experience, Chuck has taught graduate students at American University and at the University of Baltimore and undergraduate students at Prince George's Community College in Maryland, where he held the position of Associate Professor of Accounting from 1998 to 2003. He is also a former Commissioner on the Howard County (Maryland) Pension Oversight Commission. Chuck has authored multiple books, articles, and professional publications for many organizations, including AICPA and BNA. He is currently working on several projects for a variety of publishers.

About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.

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