AFIT 2017 Summer Seminar

ARIZONA FORUM FOR IMPROVEMENT OF TAXATION

SUMMER TAX SEMINAR

July 21, 2017

9:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Black Canyon Conference Center

8:30 AM -   9:00 AM  DOORS OPEN / REGISTRATION

9:00 AM  WELCOME

9:10 AM – 10:00 AM  ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE – UPDATE
Tom Johnson & Wendy Bingham, AZ DOR 

10:20 AM -  Noon  TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE - KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Rena Girinakis, Deputy National Taxpayer Advocate

Noon      -   1:15 PM  Lunch   -   CONSIDERED TAX WISDOM FROM BURGESS RABY
Burgess Raby, International Tax Attorney

1:20 PM  -  2:10 PM  
CHURCH TAX LAW OVERVIEW: RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS IN A SECULAR ENVIRONMENT   

Gregory Robinson, Attorney

                                              OR

ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
Laura Lee Laundre, CPA

2:15 PM  -  3:05 PM  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE MANUAL
Jack Wood, Enrolled Agent

                       OR

SAFEGUARDING TAXPAYER DATA – BEST PRACTICES
Ryan Scissons, Network Security Technician

3:25 PM  -  4:15 PM  TAX REFORM AT 183 DAYS INTO THE TRUMP PRESIDENCY
Thala Rolnick, CPA

                        OR

PREPARER PENALTIES
Gregory Robinson, Attorney

 

The AFIT Winter Seminar is tentatively scheduled

for January 25, 2018.

Please check www.afitaz.org around November 15 for updates.

 

Why you should attend this AFIT Summer Tax Seminar:

 

•Timely Topics presented by knowledgeable practitioners.

•Choice of Topics:  In the afternoon time slots, attendees will have their choice from SIX different presentations.

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

•Two 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 – “Safeguarding Taxpayer Data” may qualify for one CPE hour of Ethics

•A Discount for Early Registration:  Register and pay on or before Tuesday, July 11th and save 10%.

 

Seminar cost:  $140   ($125 on or before July 11, 2017)

Last day for registration:  July 16, 2017, by 11:00 PM

 

Cancellation policy:  Full refund (less 10% administrative fee) if requested10 or more days prior to the seminar.  (July 12, 2017, or prior).

 

REGISTRATION LINK AT www.afitaz.org