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Don’t wait to register for the Austin CPA Chapter’s biggest event created by tax professionals for tax professionals. Each year, you can count on the Austin CPA Chapter Annual Tax Conference for the latest and greatest information on topics of importance for professionals advising individuals, families and businesses. The 2018 Tax Conference features many of our most highly rated presenters from previous years, as well as distinguished speakers new to the Conference this year.

This year’s Tax Conference will be held on November 8 & 9, 2018 at the Norris Conference Center Austin and will offer a variety of topics for 16 hours of interesting and relevant continuing education. An early registration discount is available and, as always, continental breakfast and lunch is provided to attendees.

Make sure you reserve your space now for the hottest tax conference around and get in on the savings today:

The 2018 Tax Conference is going paperless! One week prior to the conference, you will receive a link with the course materials. We encourage you to bring your laptops or tablets with the downloaded materials to the conference. This ensures excess paper not going into the environment and keeps our conference costs minimal.

Save $50! Early Bird Registration Ends Friday, October 26, 2018.

Click here to download a copy of the 2018 Tax Conference brochure (PDF).

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER SECURELY ONLINE
Members & Non-CPA Members: $375 (Early) • $425 (Standard)
Non-Member CPAs: $525 (Early) • $575 (Standard)
Only Non-Member CPAs are charged the non-member rate. Non-CPAs are eligible for the member rate.

SPONSORS: If you would like to consider sponsorship of this year’s Tax Conference, please click here for our Corporate Sponsorship Agreement.

This event is generously sponsored by:

The 2018 Tax Conference Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 Speakers and Topics:

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OR EMPLOYEE: BE PREPARED TO DEFEND YOUR POSITION
Douglas E. Jones, Partner | McGinnis Lochridge

CRYPTOCURRENCIES: THE BIG SHAKEOUT
Richard Hurley, Co-Founder | Lillypond Project
Keith Guidry, Co-Founder | Lillypond Project

FOREIGN TAX LAW TOPICS
William H. Hornberger, Partner | Jackson Walker LLP

THURSDAY KEYNOTE LUNCHEON PRESENTATION:
AUSTIN ECONOMIC FORECAST – WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON?
Mark Sprague, State Director of Information Capital | Independence Title

MULTISTATE TAX UPDATE: NEXUS, ONLINE SALES, NEW TAX LAWS & OTHER DEVELOPMENTS
Ira A. Lipstet, Attorney, CPA, Partner | DuBois, Bryant & Campbell LLP
Christina A. Mondrik, CPA, Esq, TBLS Board Certified-Tax Law, Principal Attorney | Mondrik & Associates

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION
Bruce A. McGovern, JD, LLM (Tax), Professor of Law | South Texas College of Law

COMMERCIALITY DOCTRINE: FLIRTING WITH UBIT
Tara Potts, Attorney, CPACook Brooks Johnson PLLC

BUSINESS DIVORCES
Robert M. O’Boyle, Member | Clark Hill Strasburger

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW FOR 2018-19
William T. (Tommy) Simmons, Legal Counsel | Texas Workforce Commission

TOP 10 ITEMS UNDER THE TAX CUTS & JOBS ACT FOR INDIVIDUALS & BUSINESSES
Blaise C. Bender, MS, MPA, JD, CDMA, CPA | Blaise C. Bender, PC

FRIDAY KEYNOTE LUNCHEON PRESENTATION:
CONCRETE STEPS TO INCREASE CYBER SECURITY & PRODUCTIVITY OF YOUR BUSINESS
Thomas W. Dillig, PhD, Co-Owner and President | BIG
Aurélie Mei-Hoa Beaumel, Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer | BIG

WHEN THE PAST IS NOT THE PAST: RESOLVING OUR CLIENT’S PAST MISDEEDS
Joel Crouch, JD, Managing Partner | Meadows Collier Reed Cousins Crouch & Ungerman LLP

A BRAVER NEW WORLD: THE NEW IRS PARTNERSHIP EXAMINATION REGIME
Patrick L. O’Daniel, PartnerNorton Rose Fulbright US LLP

RETIREMENT PLAN OPTIONS & THE ART OF TAX NORMALIZATION
Guy Draper, CPA/PFS, Financial Planner | Capital Strategies

If you have any questions, please contact  Kaira Tanwar .