Continuing education workshop for CPAs on November 18

The CPA Series at Saint Joseph's College will hold a one-day workshop for certified public accountants on Thursday, Nov. 18, providing eight hours of Continuing Professional Education credits toward licensing requirements, including one hour of ethics. Topics include current accounting issues, including federal income tax updates, the Ethical Fitness model, estate tax issues, corporate taxes, impact of new state laws, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. The workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presenters are hands-on practitioners, including tax attorney Robert Creamer of Pierce Atwood's State & Local Tax practice group; Lawrence Godfrey of Heartland Payment Systems who works with compliant e-commerce solutions; estate planning attorney Richard Ploss, chair of the Trusts and Estates Group at Preti Flaherty; Beth Richardson, J.D., professor of business administration at Saint Joseph's College focusing on business ethics and human resource management; tax attorney Michael Sheehan, who is chair of the Business Law Practice Group at Preti Flaherty; and Andrew Smith of Baker Newman Noyes, who is a tax senior manager specializing in corporations, partnerships, multi-state taxation and cost segregation studies.

The workshop will be held in the Viola George Auditorium in Harold Alfond Hall. To register, visit or call 800-752-4723 for more information. The workshop fee of $99 includes refreshment breaks and lunch.

October 18, 2010 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail