Utah Chapter

Chapter President

William Spencer, EA
2581 W Cassidy Cir
West Jordan, UT 84084-2009
Phone: 801.913.​5634

Chapter Announcements

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  • William Spencer, EA
09/1/2017 10:44 AM

The Utah Chapter annual conference will be held on Monday, November 6th at the Miller Center in Sandy.  Our speaker will be Dave Mellem.  We will be offering 7 CPE Credits.


Entity Comparison - 1 Hour - Which is is better to be, a corporation, partnership or C or S.  The differing tax consequences of the various business entitites are covered.  Items such as contributions, liquidations sale of property and treatment of fringe benefits are discussed.

Technology and Security - 1 Hour - Details about security, preparers responsibility, how to guard the clients personal information in the office and while using technology.

Elections - 2 Hours - Covers a brief overview of the particular elections and the procedures to make and/or revoke the elections. Includes elections many taxpayers don't think about as well as elections we see often.

Audit Proofing Business Returns - 2 Hours - Covers areas IRS has indicated it will be examining and what taxpayers need to have to justify information on tax returns.  Touching on corporation and partnership issues as time allows.

Closing a Business - 1 Hour - Closing a business and what tax details, consequences, concerns, and steps to take when closing a business.

Bonus Topic - No CPE Credit - Applying Customized technology and security into your practice. - Is your client information secure and safe from hackers? Do you really think your files are safe?  Adam Spencer from 911 Computer Repair will present how hackers get to your secured files through different methods and will provide a checklist for you to use in making your systems more secure.

9/1/2017 10:44 AMNo
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  • Bradley Brown, EA,ATA
310/20/2015 5:38 PM

I have not seen anything mentioned regarding the number of CPE hours that are earned by attending all conference sessions.  Often, one can earn a certain number of technica​l CPE hours and a certain number of ethical CPE hours.   How many hours are available for attending this annual conference?

Darlene Bennett, EA11/10/2015 11:24 AMNo
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  • Darlene Bennett, EA
111/5/2014 11:05 AM

​If you aren't registered for our annual conference and education seminar, there is still time! Don't miss out on some excellent education, both federal and state. You can register at

We'll see you Monday!

William Spencer, EA11/9/2014 9:43 PMNo
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  • Charles Daud, EA
19/20/2014 1:17 PM

​I remember there was a Utah chapter webpage.  I cannot find the Utah chapter webpage??

Darlene Bennett, EA10/2/2014 11:42 AMNo
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  • Darlene Bennett, EA
01/14/2014 12:01 PM

The Utah State Tax Commission has revised Publication 19. This publication provides information on business personal property audits, and the audit processes and procedures.​ You will find it a good resource!

1/14/2014 12:01 PMNo
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  • Megan Sonicksen, PFS
012/6/2013 10:38 AM

​With tax season fast approaching, remember your Chapter discussion board can be a great resource for state and local tax issues as well as utilizing the state tax volunteers.

Megan Sonicksen, NATP Tax Communications​
12/6/2013 10:38 AMNo
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  • Megan Sonicksen
09/30/2013 9:05 AM

​Please use this discussion board for discussions specifically relating to the Chapter, state or local tax discussions.

For general discussion items relating to business management, federal tax or education, please use the discussion board located under Member Center>Community.

9/30/2013 9:05 AMNo
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