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with Sean Stein Smith

Blockchain Applications for Accounting, Audit, & Tax

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to define and explain core components of blockchain technology 
  • Differentiate between cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology
  • Analyze current trends and news related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies 
  • Be able to illustrate and communicate pain points associated with blockchain implementation 


Course Overview

Course Details
  • Level: Beginner
  • Cost: Free
  • Field of Study: Auditing
  • Advanced Prep: None
  • Credit Type: CPE
  • Credit Hours: 1
Course Description

This session focuses on what CPAs need to know about blockchain technology, specifically the options and platforms currently exist in the marketplace applicable for business purposes. A deep dive into the functionality of several blockchain networks will be provided, including Ripple, Ethereum, and the Bitcoin blockchain. Additionally, a comprehensive review of applications for blockchain for auditing, taxation, and financial reporting will be covered, with before-and-after comparisons provided for clarity. Wrapping up this session, and incorporating the variety of  possibilities for blockchain, a summarization of changes, and possibilities for financial service professionals will be presented. 


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