Jan. 19, 2021

Tax Season Start Date
Message from National

The IRS announced it will begin accepting and processing returns on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. The decision was made to push back the start date by a month to allow the department extra time to prepare following the Dec. 27, 2020 tax law changes. The tax filing deadline remains April 15, 2021.


Save the dates! We are in the planning stages for the following 2021 in-person and webinar education events:

Aug. 11-13: In-person Annual Conference (Phoenix metro area)
Oct. 26: Webinar and Annual Meeting
Dec. 2: In-person Tax Updates (East Valley) in English only
Dec. 3: In-person Tax Updates (Phoenix) in English and Spanish
Dec. 6: In-person Tax Updates (Tucson) in English only

More information will be coming soon!

If you have an unresolved federal tax issue that you would like submitted to our IRS liaison, please email Liz Dennis, government relations co-chair, at alohataxservices@gmail.com.


Save the date: Thursday, June 3, 2021, for a virtual gathering of the Colorado NATP chapter. This will be a social event for members to chat, debrief and share. The board is currently working on a plan for a two-hour training event as well as the date for our annual meeting later in 2021. Look for additional updates in the coming months. We hope 2021 has started out well for you!


Happy New Year! Be on the lookout for our upcoming Live May Educational Event in Savannah.


The Kentucky NATP board is busy making plans for the 2021 year. Be on the lookout for educational event announcements through our Chapter News. We hope everyone has a smooth filing season!

New Hampshire

The Winter 2020-2021 NH Chapter Newsletter is now available. You are sure to find something of interest to you! Have a smooth and profitable tax season!

New Jersey

On Thursday, Jan. 28, from 1-2:10 p.m., NJ Taxation University will present the NJ Health Mandate Ins and Outs webinar. This event is free for NATP members. Register now and learn how to handle this mandate on the 2020 tax returns.

Reminders: The NJ chapter QuickFinder code is Q690 and the chapter TheTaxBook code is 490.

New York

Registration is now open for the NYS and the CARES Act Webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 12-1 p.m. EST (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST) and due to high demand we will be offering a second offering of this event frpm 3-4 p.m. EST (2-3 p.m. CST). NYS created a new form, IT-558, to address all the things from the CARES Act it does not accept. Kathryn M. Keane, EA will lead the discussion and the session will examine the new form and the decoupled items. This webinar is free to NATP members and will NOT be available on demand. Space is limited; sign up today!


Join the Ohio chapter on Monday, Jan. 25, from 1-3 p.m. for a webinar on Ohio Tax Updates. We have some great speakers from the State of Ohio Department of Taxation. This webinar will discuss the 2020 updates for Ohio individual, school district, pass-through entities and fiduciary tax returns. In addition, the webinar will provide 2020 updates on employer and school district withholding taxes. Registration is now open. Looking forward to seeing you on the 25th!


Welcome to 2021! The board of directors have been busy finishing up last year and getting the education ball rolling for this year. First on the list is a save the date for May 3-5 in Galveston. More details to come soon!

We would like to welcome our new 2021 Texas officers:

Jackie Sanders, president
Hilliary Fontenot, vice president
Pamela Condra, treasurer
Wanda Smith, secretary

Feel free to reach out to our board members with any questions, concerns or comments. You can also email us at texasnatp@gmail.com or follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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