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Chapter News - Current Edition

April 18, 2017

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.
Were You a Tax Hero This Season?
There are many definitions for what a hero is—from the obvious person who runs into a burning building, to the everyday hero that goes out of their way to help someone in need. Were you a tax hero this season or know someone that was? Did you put everything aside to help a client at the last minute, volunteer in the community as a tax professional or have someone help you out that you were grateful for this tax season? Was NATP part of your story? I want to hear about it. We may even feature your story in future editions of Chapter News. Email your story to me at jbellotti@natptax.com.


California: Are you following us on Facebook? We've got big ideas for our page, you don't want to miss out!


Florida: First, catch up with your sleep—then think about coming to Daytona Beach for up to 16 hours of CPE, May 18-19. Read all about it in the April newsletter.

If you've never attended a Florida NATP Conference, there's still time to sign up for a free registration to hear Beanna Whitlock in Daytona. See pages 10 and 11 in the newsletter. Your Chapter Board members are looking forward to meeting old friends and making new ones in Daytona.

See you there!


Hawaii: Save the date for our AirBNB & 1099-Misc with panel discussion offering up to 2 CPE. The event will take place May 18 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

This is a great chance to learn the ins and outs of the increasingly popular AirBNB business in Hawaii and talk with other tax preparers about questions, issues and concerns—includes breakfast too!

  • Date: May 18, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.-10 a.m.

  • Breakfast buffet starts at 7:30 a.m.

  • Cost: $30 members; $35 nonmembers

RSVP by May 1, 2017 with the attached registration form.


Kentucky: Save these dates! The Kentucky Chapter is sponsoring two in-depth seminars in June.  

On June 23 in Louisville, Martha Nest, EA will facilitate "Small Business Through the Eyes of a Sole Proprietor." Class will be limited to 35 individuals and will offer up to 7 CPE.

On June 26, 2017 in Paducah, Penny Wade Smith, EA, will facilitate "The Life of a Farmer - How Taxes Affect What They Do." This class will also be limited to 35 individuals and will offer up to 7 CPE.

More information and registration forms will be available in the Chapter News in May.


New Hampshire: Check out your Spring newsletter! It contains timely information about the NH Chapter Spring Seminar on May 25, 2017. Register early! Plus, a soothing, compassionate note from our Chapter President after another exciting tax season.


New Jersey: The NJ Board is excited to announce the dates and topics for our May and June seminars.

The May 16 seminar will be held at The Hotel ML on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. We will spend our morning with Patrick McCormick, Esq. He will cover international taxation, including residency issues, applicable tax treaties, an overview of FBAR and penalty assessment and finally planning options for those with international ties. The afternoon will be a line by line explanation of the PA 40 and related forms presented by Kathryn Bowman from our neighboring state of Pennsylvania. It will be a very informative day and will provide 4 CPE.

June 8 will see us getting together in Iselin at APA Hotel Woodbridge. This will be a full day of learning the ins and outs of Partnership Returns presented by our own Marilyn Ayers and Sherril Diamond. What better way to review all the issues that we came across during this tax season when our clients brought in their new partnership venture. Hope to see many of you at one or both of these educational opportunities.

For additional information, please visit our website and our Facebook page.


New York: Hope you had a great season! Keep your eyes out for our next newsletter which will be added to the NY Chapter website shortly after the deadline!

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