Let’s get down to business… and the issues CPAs face in industry. As the most engaged advisor in a company’s financial health, how do you handle the factors not quantified on a P&L or real-world exchanges that don’t follow IRS definitions to a tee?
Beyond P&L: The Elements Driving the Value of Your Business
Financial statements are among the most scrutinized set of documents present in the sale of a business. While the CPA is the most directly engaged advisor in a company’s financial health, factors such as personal goodwill, scalability and recurring revenue, to name a few, are not quantified by financial statements. Understanding the importance of these factors and how to leverage them toward developing your business strategy can make all the difference in building organizational value.
Jason D. Tuzinkewich, MBA, M&MI, CM&AP, CBI – CEO, Blue Sky Business Resources, Sandy, UT
1031 Tax Deferral for Investment Real Estate: Rules, Options and Best Practices
1031 Exchanges for Investments Real Estate has been savings taxpayers millions in taxes since 1921. Proper planning, implementation and reporting is worth the time. In this session we review the rules, discuss replacement options for sellers, explore the different levels of taxes being deferred, and how it all fits in with estate planning. Finally, we walk through a live tax return demonstrating the various reporting obligations and the ease at which these money saving transactions can be used. A must attend for anyone with clients holding investment or business real estate.
Mark Kosanke, CPA – Registered Securities Principal & President, Concorde 1031, Concorde Financial Group, Troy
CFOs New Role in the Age of Digital Transformation
Today’s digital transformation is not only changing the business landscape as we know it, but also the dynamics of competition. According to McKinsey & Co., companies adhering to new digital rules are creating 5-times more revenue with 8-times more operational profit during the same period. The executive leaders charged with managing IT in their organizations are directly accountable for making this transformation happen. Learn more about this shift and how leading-edge IT management services are impacting organizations that are ready to become digital leaders.
David W. Townsend – President & COO, Awecomm Technologies LLC, Troy
Brent Yax – CEO, Awecomm Technologies LLC, Troy
I Spy with My Little Eye ... an Illegality
In the fight against global corruption, accountants are being asked to be more forthcoming when they discover information or evidence that points to illegal or prohibited activities. This ethics workshop considers new international professional ethics proposals for responding to non-compliance with laws and regulations (NOCLAR).
Albert D. Spalding, Jr. – Associate Professor, Mike Illitch School of Business Administration, Wayne State University, Detroit
Examining Internal Control Systems: Where Judgement Meets Procedure
Accountability is more important than ever in today’s fast-paced, technology-driven business world. Establishing an effective internal controls system can be the difference between success and failure, but it’s more than just policy and procedure. Five essential components to help you measure the effectiveness of the internal controls within your business, regardless of size.
Mary M. Kreider, CPA, CPPM – Senior Manager, Yeo & Yeo, Saginaw
The Red Flags of Financial Statement Fraud
Ten percent of white-collar crime incidents are financial statement fraud. While corruption and asset misappropriation account for a much larger share, their repercussions are far less impactful. Learn how to detect financial statement fraud and protect your investments by examining it’s five basic types and their red flags.
Sarah L. Jennings, CPA, CFE – Shareholder, Maner Costerisan, P.C., Lansing
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Mark's areas of Expertise includes Investment Portfolio Design and Performance, 1031 Real Estate Exchanges, Tax Planning and Strategies, Due Diligence Review and Research on Investment Programs.
He is a graduate of De La Salle Collegiate High School, and holds a BS Accounting/Finance from University of Detroit.
Mark's affiliated services include former National President of the ADISA, the Alternative Direct Investment Securities Association. He also served the ADISA Board Member for Over 12 Years and is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants / American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mark grew up in Detroit, and enjoys fishing, boating, and coaching high school sports.
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