The objective of this course is to review the impact that COVID-19 has on accounting and financial reporting, and the changes made by the 2020 CARES Act, including accounting for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and forgiveness.
Topics include: Disclosures of risks and uncertainties; going-concern reporting and disclosure issues; impairment issues related to goodwill and other long-lived assets; accounting for variable consideration revenue and onerous contracts; dealing with inventory costs and stock market investment losses; collectibility of trade receivables; exit and termination benefit obligations; contingencies; and accounting and auditing engagement matters. With respect to the CARES Act, the course discusses the accounting for PPP loans and forgiveness, accounting for tax changes made by the CARES Act, and more. Updated to Reflect Accounting and Reporting Issues to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic/Overview.
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