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CIRA: A&A Update

Description

  • Length: 4 Credit Hours
  • Do you need a quick review of the most difficult and frequently found accounting and auditing issues in Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs)? This program reviews audit reports for year-end 12-31-2012, SSARS 19 engagement letters, reporting, reserve and turnover situations for residential and commercial condominium associations (condos) and homeowners’ associations and covers Florida statutes for Homeowners' Associations (HOAs). Issues include bad debts and budgeting in a recession period. This course also discusses the status of the CIRA Guide and what is authoritative GAAP.

Basic Course Information

  • CPE Credits: 4
  • Field of Study 1: Accounting (2 hours)
  • Field of Study 2: Auditing (2 hours)
  • Program Level (Basic, Update, Intermediate, Advanced, Overview): Advanced
  • Prerequisites: Knowledge of the Common Interest Realty Association (CIRA) Industry
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Producer: Florida Institute of CPAs

Learning Objectives

  • Learning Objective 1: To provide participants with an accelerated refresher and review examination of the most difficult and frequently found accounting and auditing issues in Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs). These issues include SSARS 19 reporting, reserve and turnover situations for residential and commercial condominium associations (condos) and homeowners’ associations. The newly issued state statutes for Homeowners' associations (HOAs) regarding reserves and turnovers will also be covered.

Faculty

  • Course Developer: Florida Institute of CPAs
  • Faculty and Production Information
    • Cecil "Pat" Patterson, Jr., CPA,
    • Cecil "Pat" Patterson, Jr., CPA is an award winning author, speaker, and discussion leader for continuing education courses and numerous state societies. His degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. In addition to being in charge of his own CPA firm for over thirty years, Mr. Patterson has experience at the national CPA firm level, at the corporate level as a chief financial officer, and as an adjunct professor at the university level.

      His firm is involved in the full spectrum of CPA activities including auditing, accounting services, federal and state corporate and individual income tax preparation, and consulting services to clients, businesses, and other professionals. The AICPA recognized the firm for its work in the “virtual office” field.

      Memberships include:
      • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
      • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

      FICPA Service:
      • Member, Executive Committee
      • Member, Board of Governors
      • Member, MEGA CPE Conference Committee
      • Member, Accounting Show Committee
      • Trustee, Educational Foundation, Inc.
      • Member and Former Chair, Continuing Professional Education Committee

      Honors and Awards include:
      • Outstanding Discussion Leader, FICPA

      • Outstanding Author, FICPA
      • Distinguished Discussion Leader, New York Society of CPAs
      • Outstanding Committee Award, FICPA

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2012 (0)
    • CHA4 13 (0)
    • CIRA AA Update 2013 (0)

Additional Information

  • Course Registration Requirements: Online Registration
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