AP Expo 2013 Announces That Attendees Have Two Opportunities to Take a Form 1099 Bootcamp and Certification Training Class, Along with the Test for Related Accreditation

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The Institute of Finance & Management’s 12th Annual Accounts Payable 2013 Conference & Expo offers attendees several opportunities to further their professional education.

AP Expo 2013 features several opportunities for professionals to further their education.

The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM), a business unit within Diversified Business Communications, has announced an education module that will be available for attendees to attend on the first and final day of the 12th Annual Accounts Payable 2013 Conference & Expo. Marianne Couch, JD, principal of Cokala Tax Information Reporting Solutions, LLC, will lead the Form 1099 Bootcamp & Certification Training Class. An optional, related certification exam is available for anyone to take onsite or at a later date, online. Attendees may register here for AP Expo 2013, scheduled for Oct. 21-24, 2013, at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV.

"AP Expo 2013 features several opportunities for professionals to further their education," said RD Whitney, executive director of the IOFM. "Marianne Couch is a 1099 expert, and AP Expo is fortunate to have her returning to teach this class for yet another year. We encourage attendees who need to this training to take it."

A robust accounts payable agenda drives AP Expo 2013, the only AP membership meeting strictly focused on accounts payable education and practical approaches to automation, leadership and process improvements. AP Expo 2013 welcomes Platinum Sponsor Perceptive Software, as well as a long list of sponsors at the Gold and Silver levels, too. Information on how to sponsor the AP Expo 2013 is available.

The class will walk attendees through common issues and problems associated with 1099s:

  • What is and is not reportable
  • Dealing with Form W-9
  • Withholding on payments
  • Payments to third parties (e.g., lawyers)
  • Settlement payments
  • Reporting payments made through corporate credit cards
  • Documentation requirements
  • Foreign vendors
  • Handling B-Notices

An advisor on U.S. federal and state tax information reporting compliance, Couch is a frequent lecturer at major tax conferences. Additionally, she is an Editorial Advisory board for IOFM’s Managing Accounts Payable newsletter and the author of IOFM’s Master Guide to Form 1099 Compliance and numerous published articles. Prior to 2007, she was the longtime research director of Balance Consulting and chaired special training and advisory services provided to large organizations and academic and nonprofit institutions. A former member of the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), Couch served as Chair of the IRPAC Subcommittee on Small Business and Self-Employed (SBSE) tax issues.

AP Expo 2013’s first day features a number of concurrent workshops:

Emerging Topics in Accounts Payable at Colleges & Universities
Monday, Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Kerry Schmidt, APM (with distinction), Director of Accounting Operations, University of Louisville

Get in the Game! How to Build a Winning AP Automation Plan
Monday, Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Henry Ijams, APM, Managing Director, PayStream Advisors

Detecting and Preventing Accounts Payable Fraud
Monday, Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Chris Doxey, CAPP, CCSA, CISA, Executive Director, IOFM’s Controller’s Certification Program

AP Strategy & Leadership for a Changing Business Environment
Monday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Penny S. Weller, PhD, CMA, Global Business Services, North American Practice Lead
The Hackett Group

Ten Critical Success Factors to Launch, Manage and Further Your e-invoicing Project
Monday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Susie West, CEO, sharedserviceslink.com

How to Clean Up Your Vendor Master File and Keep It Clean
Monday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Jon Casher, APM, President, Casher Associates, Inc.

Achieving Today's Accounts Payable Mandate: Get Profitable!
Monday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tom Glassanos, President, Bavelos Group

About AP Expo 2013

Through study of world-class accounts payable departments' best practices, attendees of AP Expo 2013 will learn the latest thinking on how to improve their own operations. The latest tools and approaches to save money and avoid fines will be on display and explored at AP Expo 2013, where accounts payable practitioners will find a climate conducive to advancing their professionalism. There, they will network with and draw inspiration from their peers. To receive up-to-date information on the show, anyone, including AP professionals and organizations whose areas of discipline intersect with the IOFM's, follow @AP_Expo.

About the Institute of Finance & Management

Every year, the Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) produces the Accounts Payable Conference & Expo by drawing on more than two decades' worth of experience. With highly regarded publications, webinars, training tools and seminars, conferences and more, IOFM—recently acquired by Diversified Business Communications—is the leading resource for information and tools across its many areas of focus: Corporate Financial Management; Accounts Payable; Credit, Receivables & Collections; and Corporate Security & Safety. Publishers of newsletters such as Controller's Report and Managing Accounts Payable, IOFM is a teeming source year round of news, benchmarks, strategic thought and best practices for budgeting and cost control management research.

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