2019 AFIT Summer Seminar

Thursday, July 25 2019, 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM [UMST]

9440 N 25th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85021, United States

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Thursday, July 25 2019, 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM [UMST]

About the Event

AFIT SUMMER TAX SEMINAR 

July 25, 2019

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Black Canyon Conference Center

9440 N. 25th Avenue

Phoenix, Arizona 85021

  8:15 AM -   9:00 AM     DOORS OPEN / REGISTRATION

           9:00 AM                        WELCOME

     9:10 AM – 10:00 AM     ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE – UPDATE

                                                           Tom Johnson, Grant Nulle                   AZ DOR

           BREAK

     10:20 AM  - 11:10 AM   ETHICS AND DUE DILIGENCE IN LIGHT OF TCJA

                                                           Gregg Goodsell                                   EA, MST

                                   

    11:15 AM – 12:05 PM    SUCCESSION PLANNING FOR TAX PROFESSIONALS

                                                           Jack Wood                                           EA

                                   

     12:05 PM  -  1:15 PM    Lunch   -   TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE – UPDATE

                                                            Caroline E. Ware                      Local Taxpayer Advocate

 

     1:20 PM  -  2:10 PM     AUDIT RECONSIDERATION VERSUS OFFER IN COMPROMISE                                                             BASED ON DOUBT AS TO LIABILITY

                                                         Jason Silver      Attorney                     

                                    OR

                                        TRANSCRIPTS AND TECHNOLOGY

                                                           Aaron Blau                                          CPA, EA

 

     2:15 PM  -  3:05 PM     UPDATE ON LLC AND PARTNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

                                                           Scott DeWald                                       Attorney

                                    OR

                                                CHALLENGES WITH WAYFAIR – ONE YEAR OUT

                                                         James Barash                                      CPA

                                                            Anant Ayer                               Sales Tax Technology Expert

                 BREAK

   3:25 PM  -  4:15 PM       PANEL: IRC SECTION 199A – STILL IN THE WOODS                                                                                      Thala Taperman Rolnick  (Facilitator)    CPA

                                                                                                                       

3 hours CPE – Tax Law;     3 hours CPE – Update;      1 hour CPE - Ethics  

NOTE:  Some sessions focused solely on Arizona state tax issues may not qualify

 for Enrolled Agent Circular 230 CPE credit.

 

SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, January 23, 2020

AFIT’s Winter Tax Seminar

Why you should attend this AFIT Summer Tax Seminar:

·      Timely Topics presented by knowledgeable practitioners.

·      Choice of Topics:  At the afternoon time slots, attendees will choose from FOUR different presentations.

·      An opportunity to meet one-on-one with Taxpayer Advocate Service staff to help resolve problem cases.  BE SURE TO HAVE A COPY OF PROPERLY-EXECUTED FORM 2848 POA!

·      Representatives from AZ DOR Collection Division will be on site to assist with problem cases.  BE SURE TO HAVE PROPERLY-EXECUTED FORM 285 AUTHORIZING REPRESENTATION!

·      Downloadable course materials:  AFIT will make available downloadable seminar materials for ALL technical topics to save on your laptop, tablet or similar electronic device.  If you wish, you may print out the materials for your future reference.

·      Easy on-line registration

·      State of the art conference facility

·      Excellent food choices – Lunch & breaks are included!

·      Parking is convenient, safe and free

·      OUTSTANDING NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

·      GREAT CPE VALUE

·      A Discount for Early Registration:  Register and pay on or before Tuesday, July 16th and save 13%.

 

Seminar cost:  $150   ($130 on or before July 16, 2019)

Last day for registration:  July 19, 2019 by 6:00 PM

 

 

Cancellation policy:  Full refund (less 10% administrative fee) if requested 10 or more days prior to seminar  (July 16, 2019 or prior).

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About the Organizer

Arizona Forum for Improvement of Taxation, AFIT, is a coalition of the Arizona Bar, Arizona Society of Enrolled Agents, Arizona Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals, and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants with liaison from the Internal Revenue Service and the Arizona Department of Revenue. In addition to conducting educational programs for tax professionals, the AFIT Board of Directors (composed of designated representatives from the professional associations) meets monthly with tax agency liaisons to discuss tax administration issues, including return filing, examination issues and collection practices, as well as new developments.

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