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Chapter Weekly - Current Edition

April 15, 2014

This e-newsletter will keep you connected with all that’s happening in your Chapter and Chapters around the country. Volunteer leaders provide these updates on state tax issues, newsletters, educational events and much more.

 

Alabama: Come join the AL and MS Chapters this May for a fun and relaxing time at Orange Beach! Our Spring Fling will be May 5-7. There are great educational and networking opportunities. We have a guest speaker, an exciting auction and many other great events planned! Click here to check out our registration page and agenda details. We look forward to seeing you at the beach!      

 

Arizona: Mark your calendars now for Arizona-NATP 2014 education: Spring Seminar on June 6 (up to 8 CPE); Annual Conference on October 23 - 24 (up to 16 CPE); and our December Tax Update to include Federal and Arizona updates on December 5 (up to 8 CPE). Follow this link for current AZ-NATP education information and registration.

 

California: Our next round of Neighborhood Meetings will begin as soon as "busy season" ends in locations across the state! These meetings are free of charge and open to ALL tax professionals!

You will EARN CE in the course, "Tax Season is Over--Now What?" being held in the following cities: Sacramento, Santa Ana, San Diego, Redondo Beach and Fairfield.

Neighborhood Meetings with varying topics not offering CE will be held in: Riverside, Rancho Mirage and Wheatland.

Click here ​to visit the CA Chapter website to learn more about dates, times and locations.

Want to help advance our industry in today's world? Volunteer! Contact CA Chapter President, Rich Moring III, EA, at president@califnatp.com to find out what volunteer opportunities are available near you.
 
Congratulations CA Chapter NATP members for getting through another tax season! We hope to see you soon at a Neighborhood Meeting near you!

 

Colorado: Celebrate the end of the tax filing season 2014! The Colorado Chapter Board invites everyone to join us in some attitude adjustment at the Rock Bottom Brewery, 10633 Westminster Blvd., Suite 900, Westminster, CO on Tuesday, April 22. Co-workers, spouses, employees are welcome. Have a glass of wine, a beer or a soda and let’s exchange war stories. Some of us will be there between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. You will have had a week to recover or take a short vacation.

 

Florida: Congratulations!  April 15 is here and you made it. Great job to you.

Now is the time to plan your after tax season CPEs and vacations. We can offer both at once. Plan to attend our conference in Daytona Beach on May 15-16 and stay an extra couple days and enjoy the gorgeous beaches. Kathryn Keane, EA, will be teaching, so there will be excellent education and beautiful, relaxing beaches. Early bird pricing until May 1, 2014. Sign up now. We can't wait to see you there!

 

Kentucky: Attention all Kentucky Chapter members - Please read this attachment - very important information affecting your practice!

 

Mississippi: Time is running out and spaces are filling up! Please plan to join our MS Chapter and the AL Chapter for the Spring Fling on May 5-7 at Orange Beach, AL. Larry Gray will be speaking. We will have a great fundraising auction and lots more!  Please plan to join us for a wonderful event. Click here to register today!

 

Nevada: Foreclosure Mediation is an alternative method to help parties resolve disputes by agreement using trained mediators. Fast and inexpensive, it provides flexibility for homeowners. The State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program (FMP) is open to homeowners of owner-occupied houses who receive a foreclosure notice. After being served with a foreclosure notice, these homeowners have 30 days to complete their enrollment in mediation by forwarding the $200 mediation fee to the Foreclosure Mediation Program. Details, click here.

Did you know that the NV Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE assistance to your small business clients or aspiring entrepreneurs? Assistance with business plans, cash flow projections and loan packaging are only some of the wide range of services available. If your clients can use help in increasing their bottom line, BE A HERO and refer them to the SBDC. Review their offerings at http://nsbdc.org/. Contact Hank Pinto, RTRP, at 702.516.4191 to help you navigate their many offerings. 

Scammers are using the Affordable Care Act to defraud consumers. The Nevada Insurance Commissioner, Scott Kipper, is urging Nevadans use the “License Look-Up Tool” on the Division’s website, http://doi.nv.gov, or contact our Consumer Services section in Carson City at 775.687.4270 or in Las Vegas at 702.486.4009 for help. The Division also provides NV Insurance Alert, a website (www.nvinsurancealert.com) and hotline (1.888.467.4195) designed to protect consumers from insurance scams. The NV Insurance Alert public education campaign is called “Question the Company and Their Plan.”

 

New Hampshire: Click here for our latest newsletter. It has the latest information from our Chapter.

 

New Jersey: Fellow New Jersey NATP members - Happy April 15! As you take some time to relax and spend time with your families again, please mark your calendars for our May seminar. You won't want to miss this one. On May 22 we are presenting a NJ 1040 line by line seminar along with PA-40 line by line at the Hotel ML in Mount Laurel. Presented by fellow tax professionals. Event is a half-day seminar with breakfast included. Click here to register and get more information.

 

Vermont: Vermont lawmakers to consider binding consolidated return election - The Vermont House Ways and Means Committee on March 26 formally introduced a bill to the House to require that corporations electing to file a consolidated return stick with the election for at least five years. Read more on our blog.
 
Vermont bill could restore ban on sales taxes for cloud computing. To read article, click here.

 

Wisconsin: Congratulations, Wisconsin! You've made it through another tax season. This Chapter Weekly issue provides you with no updates or news, just well wishes for relaxation and celebration. We hope you're able to enjoy your friends and families again and get some fresh air! 
           


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