Webinars & CPE

Willard J. De Filipps, CPA has been teaching other CPAs and accounting / tax professionals since the early 1970s. While he continues to develop and present intensive training programs and in-house seminars, Mr. De Filipps more recently has been sharing his expertise and experience with many professionals and advisors through De Filipps University’s brief (usually 2-hour) webinars.

All De Filipps University webinar programs and intensive training offerings are presentations created by Mr. De Filipps personally during which he discusses in-depth, technical and practical insights and also his conclusions, practices and suggestions for dealing with troublesome aspects of the topics covered.  Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits are no longer available for any live presentation.

Mr. De Filipps designs his presentations so that De Filipps U participants obtain personal access to his lengthy experience as a tax practitioner and consultant to CPA firms on matters relating to general tax issues, automobile dealership issues and the Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) inventory valuation method.

De Filipps University webinars are typically 2-hour presentations (usually presented live) which include comprehensive outlines and detailed supplementary materials (all in pdf format). For our webinar presentations, a computer with a fast internet connection and speakers (or headset capability) are required.*

Prior to the presentation, registered participants receive an e-mail with access instructions and a link to the pdf file of the comprehensive, stand-alone webinar course materials. For a per-site registration fee, an unlimited number of attendees at a physical site can participate in the webinar via a shared computer set-up.

During each live presentation, question and answer times are included. Participants may e-mail their questions either before teh webinar or send them via a "chat" feature during the webinar. Mr. De Filipps responds during the webinar, and he also makes time available for follow-up questions and discussion through his “office hours” (done by e-mail and telephone contact).

The De Filipps University Recordings Library contains Recordings of every De Filipps U webinar presentation prior to 2018.

Specific system requirements.  Webinar participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP will need a fast Internet connection and speakers. (A USB headset is recommended.)  Participants not located in the Chicago area and otherwise unable to connect to audio via their computer (i.e., via VoIP) can utilize a toll-free number.

Operating system: 
• Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)

Web Browser: 
• Google Chrome v34 or later
• Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
• Internet Explorer v8 or later
• Microsoft Edge
• Apple Safari v6 or later

Internet connection:  1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

Software:
• GoToTraining desktop app
• JavaScript enabled

Hardware:
• 2GB or more of RAM
• Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended**)

Please visit our webinar service provider for more joining options, information and further assistance.

Refund, Complaint & Cancellation Policies

If you are unable to attend a webinar or other virtual event for which you have registered, you may cancel up to two days (48 hours) before the event and receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than two days prior to the start of the event will be refunded the course fee, less a $60 administrative fee. "No shows" (or cancellations made after the start of the event) or access of any of the comprehensive seminar materials will forfeit the entire registration fee.

Willard J. De Filipps, CPA, PC offers a satisfaction guarantee. If you are not satisfied with any live virtual program you have purchased, provided you have not earned CPE credit from that webinar or seminar product, please send your refund request to: will@defilipps.com. Refunds will not be given for "no shows" for that event. For further information regarding our these and other administrative policies (such as complaint and cancellation policies, etc.) please email kristin@defilipps.com.

Willard J. De Filipps, CPA, PC, may substitute presenters in the event of an illness or emergency. In the event that an event must be cancelled, all event registration fees (if applicable) will be refunded in full, without exception.

In the event that technical issues on the attendee's part prevent attendance, a refund may be provided only if the attendee has not accessed the presentation materials ... Refunds will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  Please contact De Filipps University for more information.

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