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Are you looking for free accounting training that is specific to your industry? We have collected expert tips for Insurance companies, Nonprofit Organizations, Employee Benefit Plans, and GAAP Accounting standards in the sections below. Click on the title of each video to learn more and view a brief clip.  


We have over 45 years of specialized insurance accounting and advisory experience and we want to share it with your company. Below are free training clips on a variety of topics for life, health, and property and casualty insurers.

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Sharpening your staff’s accounting skills is the best way to safeguard your nonprofit funding. Check out Larson’s easy to understand trainings to ensure your nonprofit is operating efficiently.

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Employee Benefit Plans

When you are an employee benefit plan manager, knowing what you are up against during an audit gives you peace of mind and the ability to save time and money. Check out our trainings explaining requirements and updates for employee benefit plan and 401(k) plan audits.

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One of our value-added services is sharing our know-how and critical thinking. Our GAAP trainings help you understand the key accounting functions that will help your business grow and prosper.

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Full trainings, most under 60 minutes, are available for many topics. If you are interested in viewing the full training for any clip below, please submit your request with the form or email us to request access.

Personal Trainer

Want an in-person training tailored to your company’s needs? Our education specialist, Allison Johnson, CPA, can help.

EMAIL: ajohnson@larsco.com

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Our most recent trainings

VIDEO: ERISA Plan Audits – Larson & Company

By: Larson & Company | Feb 28, 2022

VIDEO: Larson & Company ASC 842 Lease Training with Andrew Wan

By: Larson & Company | Dec 20, 2021

VIDEO: Larson Slam and Eggs: Actuarial Audit w/ Jeff Lee!

By: Larson & Company | Nov 19, 2021

Insurance 101 Courses

Below are free training clips on a variety of topics for life, health, and property and casualty insurers–with captive trainings coming soon!


Health Insurance 101
Determining which annual statement to file with NAIC with Larson University

Presented by Allison Johnson, CPA. Here’s an excerpt of our training “Statutory U Presents: Health Insurance 101” covering the health insurance test to determine which type of annual statement your insurance company should file with the NAIC. Allison walks you through a financial statement exercise to illustrate the differences. 

Property & Casualty Insurance 101
Understanding Reinsurance with Larson University.

Presented by Larson & Company’s Allison Johnson, CPA. Here’s an excerpt from our Property & Casualty Insurance 101 training on understanding reinsurance. 

Life Insurance 101
Beginning journal entries of life claims with Larson University

Tax for Insurance 101
Deferred Tax with Larson & Company.

Jordan Toone, CPA, shares how to calculate deferred tax for insurance companies.

Investments for Insurance Companies
Difference between STAT & GAAP with Larson & Company.

James Davis, CPA, covers the difference between investing with STAT or GAAP standards. 

STAT vs GAAP Accounting
Asset Valuation Reserve & Interest Maintenance Reserve Larson University.

In this short clip we highlight asset valuations reserve and interest maintenance reserve.

Larson Slam and Eggs: Actuarial Audit w/ Jeff Lee!
Larson Slam and Eggs Mike Kollath Efficiency and Automation Accounting 8/12/21
Guest Mike Kollath, CPA, of Kollath CPA & Associates on increasing the efficiency in your accounting processes by utilizing automation. Mike is the founder of Kollath CPA, a full service accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, payroll, and outsourced human resource services to businesses, individuals and nonprofits. Mike specializes in accounting services for insurance companies.

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Nonprofit 101 Courses

Below are free training clips on a variety of topics relevant to accounting for nonprofit organizations.


CPA Quick Tips: Accounting for Nonprofits for PPP Loan Forgiveness
Larson & Company’s Kyle Robbins, CPA, covers accounting procedures for PPP loan forgiveness specifically for nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Budgeting During Uncertain Times
2020 showed a lot of companies how important cash flow can be, but nonprofit organizations were hit particularly hard. Understanding how much you need to keep in reserve became more important when fundraising events were unable to be held. Larson & Company’s Kyle Robbins, CPA, shares ways to predict cash flow and plan for uncertainty in running your nonprofit organization.

New In Kind Gift Financial Statement Reporting Requirements 5 18 21

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Employee Benefit Plans 101 Courses

Standards for 401(k) plan requirements are constantly changing. Larson & Company focuses on bringing plan sponsors up-to-date information in our webinars below.


Employee Benefit Plan Audit and Regulatory Update Webinar
ERISA Plan Audits - Larson & Company



Generally Accepted Accounting Standards affect most types of businesses. See below for free trainings on recent accounting updates.


Larson & Company ASC 842 Lease Training with Andrew Wan

Refresher course on the new implementation of the lease accounting standards, ASC 842.

Protect, Project, and Predict with Financial Planning and Analysis cohosted by Larson and Clockwork

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