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Webinar (CPA Crossings): CFO Series: Accounting for Equity Compensation Plans: Beware


In today’s business world, there is a talent war and organizations with the best talent will win. We clearly need to motivate talented personnel. Equity compensation plans are useful to retain, reward and recruit. The GAAP and tax accounting for equity compensation plans is not static and decisions you make during plan set-up can have major consequences to your organization’s bottom line and your management team’s personal tax situations. We will review nuances and details that impact proper accounting. Whether you are the CFO or CEO who has not been happy with prior equity compensation plans or the accountant who performs the intricate analysis and detailed accounting for these plans-this session will help you understand the issues and get it right the first time.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, you will be able to…

  • Understand the complexity of designing an effective equity compensation plan, and the complexity of GAAP accounting for equity compensation plans
Major Topics

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Why most equity compensation plans fail
  • Complexity of GAAP accounting for equity compensation plans
  • Tax implications of equity compensation plans
  • Who and how an equity compensation plan should be administered
  • Compliance issues to consider
  • Recommendations to design a better equity compensation plan
CPA Crossings, LLC
Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend

Corporate Financial Leaders, Corporate Financial Managers, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Accountants, Board members, advisors, and CPAs who are interested in designing a successful equity compensation plan.

Don Minges

At least six (6) months of professional financial statement analysis experience, or at least six (6) credit hours of corporate finance classwork at an accredited university.

Advanced Preparation


Event Information
Apr 14, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am MST
Total CPE Credits


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Webinar (CPA Crossings): CFO Series: Accounting for Equity Compensation Plans: Beware

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