AFIT Winter Webinar, January 20, 2022 A Virtual Learning Event

Thursday, 20 January 2022 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MST

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Thursday, 20 January 2022 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MST


January 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

A Virtual Learning Event 

Phoenix, Arizona 85021




  8:15 AM -   9:00 AM     LOGIN / REGISTRATION

  9:00 AM                        WELCOME  Jason Silver



                                                            Rob Woods                                          AZ DOR


     10:15 AM  - 11:05 AM  CRYPTOCURRENCY

                                                            Burgess Raby                                      Attorney



                                                            Jason Silver & Greg Robinson            Attorneys


    12:00 PM  -  1:15 PM    Lunch     Taxpayer Advocate Update (Presentation will start at 12:25 PM)

                                                  Dawn Marie Baltadonis             TAS


     1:20 PM  -  2:10 PM     FEDERAL TAX UPDATE                                                                                                                                 

                                                 Michael Lemme                                   CPA


     2:15 PM  – 3:05 PM      FILING SEASON UPDATE

                                                            Lisa Novack    Stakeholder Liaison      IRS


    3:20 PM  -  4:10 PM      HOW FEDERAL PROSECUTORS PROCEED IN CRIMINAL TAX CASES                                                                                                                              

                                                             Monica Klapper                     Assistant US Attorney




5 hours CPE – Tax Law;     2 hours CPE – Update;     

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

 for Enrolled Agent Circular 230 CPE credit.


Register at, after Dec. 15, 2021



                                                5 hours CPE – Tax Law;     2 hours CPE – Update;        

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

 for Enrolled Agent Circular 230 CPE credit.

Please Note:  Speakers and subject matter may change or be augmented as schedules may be adjusted.

 SAVE THE DATE:  AFIT Summer Tax Seminar, July 28, 2022


Why you should attend this AFIT Winter Tax Seminar:


  • Timely Topics presented by knowledgeable practitioners.
  •   Financial crimes and creative tax evasion tactics are increasingly in the news.  Monica Klapper, an Assistant US Attorney for the Department of Justice in Arizona, will provide insight on how the DOJ approaches criminal tax cases.
  • Special presentation by Michael Lemme, CPA, who will review the most significant tax     provisions in enacted or pending Federal legislation.
  •      A session on cryptocurrency, presented by Attorney Burgess Raby.
  •    A special update from the Local Taxpayer Advocate during the 75-minute lunch period.  These TAS presentations are always very informative.  And you will still have 25 minutes for lunch.
  •   Filing season procedural updates from Lisa Novack, IRS Stakeholder Liaison in Phoenix.
  • 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.
  •  AFIT believes this webinar is a safe way for practitioners to access high-quality tax education with no risk to health.
  •  Easy on-line registration
  • A great ZOOM experience!

·      A Discount for Early Registration:  Register and pay on or before Friday, January 14th and save.
Webinar cost:  $140   ($125 on or before January14 , 2022)
Last day for registration:  January 17, 2022 by 6:00 PM


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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