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Friday, November 22, 2019 Mountain LakesMorris/Sussex Chapter

Accounting and Auditing Update (E1911789)

8:15 AM - 11:55 AM EDT

Registration: 7:45 AM EDT

The Mansion at Mountain Lakes

90 US-46
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

4.0 CPE Credits in AA
This event is part of the Morris/Sussex Chapter Season Pass - 2019/20 event bundle.
New Date - now 11/22


In this meeting, hear information on internal controls and Quickbooks. Then, hear a SSARS update for 2019.


Earn 4 CPE credits in AA.


Quickbooks and Internal Controls
Brad Muniz, CPA - SobelCo

This course will cover some of the best practices for using QB in your practice as part of your service offerings. In addition, the course will go over ways to help you collaborate with clients in QB. How to create efficiencies for your staff and your clients. How to choose the right version of QB to fit current and future needs of the client.

This course will cover internal controls as they relate to small business. It will include a description of key controls and their importance and examples of control deficiencies.

SSARSs Update 2019
Mel Crystal, CPA, CGMA - Crystal, Suskind & Dworkin LLP

  • Business Tax Preparers - 1120,1120S,1065
    • Compilations using tax returns as the base
    • Special Purpose Framework
  • Accounting and Review Services Committee met in October 2019
    • Extensive changes for 2020 and beyond
  • Double Entry - T Accounts - Common sense since the year 1494
  • Codification of SSARSs - Preparation, Compilation, and Review
  • Plain English Accounting

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Mel Crystal

Mel Crystal, CPA, CGMA


Crystal, Suskind & Dworkin LLP

Mel Crystal, CPA, CGMA is a practitioner with over 40 years experience. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs since 1970 and has served on many committees throughout the years. Most recently he served on the Peer Review Committee from 1990 to 1997 and from June 2008 to the present; eleven terms on the New York State Society Professional Ethics Committee, five as an assistant chair from 1997 to 2008. He has presented the New York State Professional Ethics course as well as Peer Review performance courses.

An integral part of his practice includes technical support to the accounting profession on auditing and accounting matters as well as Peer Review preparations and consultations. Mr. Crystal has worked for international, regional and local CPA firms allowing him to relate to a wide audience. His article “Food for Thought” in the January 2005 CPA Journal has generated extensive discussion on the state of our profession. His letter to the Editor in the January 2011 CPA Journal addressed the need for transparency in the Peer Review process.

He has presented in excess of 1500 continuing professional education courses throughout the country since 1992, including many in-house programs.

He is a member of the AICPA, NYSSCPA, NJCPA and NCCPAP and Accountants Club of America.

Brad Muniz

Brad E. Muniz, CPA

Partner in Charge of Accounting & Auditing


Brad is a member of the firm and director of accounting and auditing at SobelCo, serving small businesses and individuals in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting. He has significant experience in financial reporting, tax compliance and planning for closely held businesses, SEC registrants, nonprofit organizations and strategic business planning, and in industries, such as real estate, construction, architectural and engineering, retail, hospitality and manufacturing. Brad is a member of the AICPA and the NJCPA, and was a former NJCPA president. In addition, Brad has served as an adjunct professor of accounting at William Paterson University and the College of Saint Elizabeth.


$75.00 - Member

$125.00 - Non Member

$0.00 - Season Pass

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