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TIME TO REFRESH

An Expanded Learning Experience

2012 CPE Vacation Clusters Lowcountry Cluster July 16-18, 2012 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Coastal Cluster August 13-15, 2012 Charleston, South Carolina


TIME TO REFRESH

CPE Vacation Clusters Life is full of challenges, demands grow, and others clamor around you with more expectations. You’re taxed, strained and challenged to do more, and your energy levels just cannot deliver. Refresh yourself by escaping the ordinary. Attend a 2012 CPE cluster and stimulate your brain with informative educational seminars while making time before or after training to enjoy the beach or play golf on Hilton Head Island or shop and eat at local restaurants in beautiful downtown Charleston. When your break from the ordinary is over, you will be ready to return to the office refreshed and ready to tackle your next big challenge, relieved that you’ve earned some CPE and gained some energy to make it through the remainder of the year.

Register TODAY!

HAVE YOU HEARD? SCACPA conferences, workshops and some seminars are going paperless. Beginning April 1, 2012, SCACPA conferences and workshops will provide materials in electronic (PDF) format only, and some seminars have the option of eMaterials. To find out more about this new process, including how to download your eMaterials, visit www. scacpa.org/eMaterials. Look for the green leaf icon where eMaterials are optional or mandatory.

About the Clusters COURSE TIMES Registration: 7:30 a.m.

Seminar: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lunch: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

LEGEND = Yellow Book = CFP = CFM

= CMA = eMaterials


Clusters At-A-Glance Lowcountry Cluster

Coastal Cluster

JULY 16

AUGUST 13

NEW! Loscalzo's 2012 FASB and AICPA Update (82212) Area: Accounting/Auditing Credits: 5/3 Level: Update Leader: Rebecca Lee Strategies and Tactics in the New War Against Higher Individual Taxes (82312)

Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors (83112A) Area: Accounting/Auditing Credits: 4/4 Level: Update Leader: Jennifer Elder Discounts: AICPA Members $-30

Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Discussion Leader: Pamela Davis-Vaughn

The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent McCoy (83212) Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Update Leader: Susan Smith

JULY 17

AUGUST 14

Loscalzo's Accounts Payable Fraud: Overlooked Schemes and How to Detect and Prevent Them (82412) Area: Auditing Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Discussion Leader: Rebecca Lee The Top 50 Business Tax Mistakes Practitioners Make and How to Fix Them (82512) Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Leader: Pamela Davis-Vaughn

JULY 18

Loscalzo's Hands on Guide to Understanding and Testing Internal Control (82612) Area: Auditing Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Leader: Rebecca Lee Surgent McCoy's Handbook for Mastering Basis, Distributions, and Loss Limitation Issues for S Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships (82712) Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Leader: Pamela Davis-Vaughn

Forensics and Financial Fraud: Real World Issues & Answers (83312A) Area: Accounting/Auditing Credits: 4/4 Level: Intermediate Leader: Jennifer Elder Discounts: AICPA Members $-30 The Best Income Tax, Estate Tax, and Financial Planning Ideas of 2012 (83412) Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Leader: Susan Smith

AUGUST 15

Advanced Update for Compilation Review and Accounting Services (83512A) Area: Auditing Credits: 8 Level: Advanced Leader: Jennifer Elder Discounts: AICPA Members $-30 Hot IRS Tax Examination Issues for Individuals and Businesses (83612) Area: Tax Credits: 8 Level: Intermediate Leader: Susan Smith


About This Event THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

DISCOUNTS

Confirmation: A confirmation will be sent via email or mail when your registration is processed. In the event your confirmation is not received, please contact our CPE Team at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 or 112 or cpe@scacpa.org.

AICPA Discount: Course codes ending with an “A” provide a $30.00 discount per course day for AICPA members.

Program Details: Log onto www.scacpa.org/clusters for complete program details including session descriptions, speaker biographies, and secure online registration.

Registration Modifications: Transfers made one week before event date will incur a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than one week before the event forfeits the materials and entire registration fee. Substitutions are accepted up to the day of the event and are subject to fee adjustments based on membership status of substitute. No shows forfeit the materials and entire registration fee. Registrants receiving eMaterials are not eligible for a transfer or cancellation once eMaterials are posted online. Complete registration policy can be viewed online at www.scacpa.org/cpepolicies.

Firm Discount: Register five or more people from the same company at the same time and receive a $15 discount per registrant.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

CPE Credits: 8* Field of Study: Auditing, Accounting, Tax Level: Basic – Advanced* Method of Presentation: Lecture *See inside brochure for specific course

DIRECTIONS

Please log onto our website, www.scacpa.org/clusters for directions.

GET CONNECTED

Questions, Modifications, or Requests: SCACPA CPE Team members are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 and 112, or cpe@scacpa.org. Messages may be left 24 hours a day.

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Special Requests: Please contact us as soon as possible with special need requests, CPE Team at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 or 112 or cpe@scacpa.org.

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Location Information LOWCOUNTRY CLUSTER July 16-18, 2012 Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa One Hotel Circle Hilton Head Island, SC, 29228 Call 888-511-5086 for reservations Room Rates (expires June 24, 2012): Island View- $169, Ocean View- $179, Ocean Front- $199 Group has complimentary self parking or $18 per day for valet

COASTAL CLUSTER August 13-15, 2012 Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street Charleston, SC, 29403 Call 877-756-2121 for reservations Group Code: SCACPA Room Rate (expires July 20, 2012): $129 $17 per day valet or $12 per day for self parking(cash only)

Note: A discounted block of rooms are available for the CPE cluster courses. The group room rates are available only when you make reservations before the cut-off date and identify yourself as being with the SCACPA. Reservations made after the cut-off date are subject to space availability and may be substantially higher.


Ways to Register

Registration

Online www.scacpa.org/coursecatalog Mail SCACPA, 570 Chris Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169 Fax (803)791-4196, credit and Choice Card only

CPE Vacation Clusters

Registration Fee Please select one from the following options.

r $285 (SCACPA members only at least three weeks before event date) r $325 (SCACPA members less than three weeks before event date, and other state CPA society members) r $425 Non-Member FEE EXPLANATION Early Bird: The Early Bird fee is available to SCACPA members only who register with payment at least three weeks before the event date. Members: SCACPA members who register after the early bird deadline and other state CPA society Members. Non-Members: Any one that is not a member of the SCACPA or any other state CPA society.

Session Selection Please select one from each group.

r Lowcountry Cluster July 16 - 82212 or 82312 July 17 - 82412 or 82512 July 18 - 82612 or 82712 r

Coastal Cluster August 13 - 83112A or 83212 August 14 - 83312A or 83412 August 15 - 83512A or 83612

o Electronic Materials: This option does not offer a discount. eMaterials will be uploaded approximately 3 days before the event. Once materials are uploaded refunds or transfers are no longer acceptable. Materials are for the individual use of the registrant only and should not be shared. For download instructions visit www.scacpa.org/eMaterials. Check this box to accept the terms and conditions and receive your materials electronically.

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