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Abacus CPAs Announces Spring Classes

Published Friday, April 5, 2019 10:00 am

Abacus CPAs prides itself on offering better guidance so that it's clients can make smarter decisions. With its new Spring class lineup, it is providing this same guidance to Springfield Chamber members. 

The lineup includes everything from understanding your instincts to business fraud, and the best part is the classes are free. 

Understanding Natural Instincts with the Kolbe Assessment

Presented by Adrienne McCoy, who is a Certified Kolbe Consultant on April 26th. The class will be from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM with lunch included at Abacus CPAs at 1835 East Republic Road, Suite 200 in Springfield.

The Kolbe Assessment is a tool that Abacus uses to analyze the way people take purposeful action and provide strategies for improving individual and group performances. Kolbe helps Abacus select the right person for the right position, increases productivity, identifies stress, and reduces unwanted turnover. This seminar includes an overview explanation of the Kolbe system, your results, and a nice lunch. It is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the assessment and your stress factors in the workplace.

QuickBooks Online Hands-On Training

Presented by Amy Rinne, who is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor. The class will be on May 7th from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM with lunch included at the Abacus CPAs location on 1835 East Republic Road, Suite 200 in Springfield. The class will also be worth 2 hours of CPE credit.

This hands-on training seminar will review the essential functions and best practices of QuickBooks. Those in attendance will learn to connect accounts, reporting, accessing, and transaction processing, as well as discussing tips and tricks and QBOs functionality with other apps. There will be plenty of time for Q & A as well. Attendees need to bring a laptop if possible, but the firm may be able to provide a couple if needed.

Fraud in Small Business

Presented by John Helms, Tax Manager at Abacus CPAs, this class will be held on May 22nd from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Abacus CPAs' location at 1835 East Republic Road, Suite 200 in Springfield.

Attendees will learn the importance and steps of taking preventative measures concerning fraud in the workplace, focusing primarily on small business. 


All of these classes are complimentary; however, for planning purposes, an RSVP is required. To register, email McKenna Sweet at msweet@abacuscpas.com or call 417-823-7171.