Concepts and Applications of Accounting Data

(293 Ratings)

Produced on: November 07, 2014

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 63 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Most attorneys don’t know a cash flow statement from an income statement. This course will teach attorneys what they need to know in order to be knowledgeable of financial statements and the interpretations that can be made from such.


Learning Objectives:

I.  Grasp what constitutes a financial statement

II. Utilize financial statements effectively



Dr. Bart A. Basi

The Center for Financial, Legal & Tax Planning, Inc

Dr. Basi is a specialist in the areas of business succession, business valuation, mergers and acquisitions, retirement and estate planning, strategic planning, and tax aspects of business decisions for closely held and family businesses. He speaks nationwide, writes, and researches on all of these areas. He has written five loose-leaf bound books, over 300 articles, and has worked with hundreds of businesses and associations. Journals that have published Dr. Basi’s work include Money Matters, The American Journal of Small Business, the Journal of Family Law, The Journal of Estate Planning, The Tax Lawyer, Small Business Taxation, Taxation for Individuals, Taxation for Accountants, Taxation for Lawyers, The CPA Journal and The Tax Executive.

Dr. Basi is the author of “The Tax Report,” a bi-monthly report on income and estate tax matters for closely-held businesses, “Accounting and Taxes,” a monthly column distributed to individuals and trade journals, and the “Tax Tip,” a monthly tax advisory for the closely-held and family business.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Utica College of Syracuse University
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Syracuse University
  • Juris Doctor in Law, University of Louisville
  • Doctorate in Economics and Accounting, Indiana University
  • Post-Graduate study in Taxation, Stanford University

Professional Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant – Indiana (1967-2000)
  • Attorney at Law:
  • Kentucky (1969)
  • Pennsylvania (1972-1982)
  • Illinois (1978-present)
  • New York (2010-present)

Academic Affiliations

  • Currently holds the rank of Professor Emeritus at Southern Illinois University.
  • Formerly affiliated with Penn State University, Indiana University, The University of Louisville, and Syracuse University specializing in corporate taxation, estate planning, and business valuations.

Business Affiliations and Memberships

  • Senior Advisor, The Center for Financial, Legal and Tax Planning, Inc. The Center values approximately fifty companies per year.
  • Memberships have included the American Bar Association’s Tax Committees on estate and gift taxes, business succession, and business planning and valuation.

Former Awards, Honors and Recognitions

  • Listed in Harvard Business School Profiles in Business and Management: An International Directory of Scholars and Their Research.
  • Recipient of educational grants for advanced course work in Taxation from the Practicing Law Institute, New York.
  • Listed in The Tax Analyst Directory and the Lexis Computer Tax Library as a tax professional in the U.S., specializing in family and closely held companies.
  • Listed in Who’s Who: Comprehensive and National Registries; International Registry; Leading American Executives, and Among America’s Teachers.
  • Listed as an expert in taxes and business valuations in the Wisconsin and Illinois Register of Expert Witnesses.
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi, national honorary, Beta Alpha Psi, accounting honorary, and Beta Gamma Sigma, business honorary.
  • Member of the Institute of Business Appraisers


Bohdan K.

Great course!

Arthur R.

Dr. Basi did an excellent job on presenting the material.

Joshua W.

Great presentation. Very lively lecturer. He makes the subject entertaining.

Warren W.

Incredible amount of accounting insights offered in just an hour

William M.

Good program

Darrius B.


Robert C.

This is an excellent course. Not sure if it is or is not part of a series that builds on itself. If not it ought to be!

pamela s.

Dr. Basi is amazing. Please get more seminars with him as the lecturer.

Darryl S.

It may have been a beginners course, but it was very informative.

Dwight B.


kim R.

this was excellent but should have been 1.5 hours. Insufficient time to meet learning objectives. But speaker was engaging and effective.

Drake B.

good seminar

Hugh M.

Good basic overview of relevant financial and accounting concepts applicable to a business practice.

Heidi H.

enjoyed it very much



Anneliese V.

He was a good speaker. His enthusiasm and examples made the material more interesting.

Kevin C.

great presentation

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