AFIT 2017 Winter Tax Seminar

Thursday, January 19 2017 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM [MST]

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Thursday, January 19 2017 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM [MST]



January 19, 2017
9:00am to 4:45pm

Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85021

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Doors Open / Registration
9:00 AM Welcome
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM

Arizona Department of Revenue - Update
By: Tom Johnson - AZ DOR

10:20 AM - Noon Decedents, Trusts, and Estates
By: Allen D. Butler & Travis R. Campbell - Attorneys
10:20 AM - Noon Publicly Traded Partnerships and Their "Pesky" K-1's
By: George Harris - Enrolled Agent
Noon - 1:15 PM Lunch - Internal Revenue Service - Update
By: Taxpayer Advocate; Stakeholder Liaison
1:20 PM - 2:10 PM FBAR and Other Foreign Disclosure Requirements
By: Jason Silver - Attorney
1:20 PM - 2:10 PM Net Operating Losses
By: Ed Zollars - CPA
2:15 PM - 3:05 PM Walking Away From a Failed Business: Tax and Practical Ramifications
By: Greg Robinson - Attorney
2:15 PM - 3:05 PM The Cohan Rule: Does it Still Apply?
By: Nedda Lemman - Enrolled Agent
3:25 PM - 4:15 PM Elders at Risk - Practitioner Responsibilities & Limitations
By: Tom Murphy - Attorney

5 Hours CPE - Tax Law;     1 Hour CPE - Update;     1 Hour CPE - Ethics


Why you should attend this AFIT Winter Tax Seminar:

•Timely Topics presented by knowledgeable practitioners.

•Choice of Topics:  At the mid-morning and early 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.

•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


•GREAT CPE VALUE – Includes one CPE hour of Ethics

•A Discount for Early Registration:  Register and pay on or before Thursday, January 5th and save 10%.


Seminar cost:  $140   ($125 on or before January 5, 2017)

Last day for registration:  January 12, 2017 by 11:00 PM


Cancellation policy:  Full refund (less 10% administrative fee) if requested 10 or more days prior to seminar  (January 9, 2017 or prior).






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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