Aug. 6, 2019


Greetings from the Alabama Chapter! It's hot here and I know I sure am looking forward to some of that cooler fall weather. There are two dates that I want you to keep in mind:

  • Nov. 10-13 Annual Meeting. We will be celebrating our 25th anniversary at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Orange Beach. Please save that date and help us celebrate our Silver Anniversary.

  • Dec. 4 is our study session for AFSP Certification that we are offering. It will be held in Hoover, AL. You can find more information and register on our Chapter Education page.

The Q2 edition of the Bama Newsletter is now available.

If you have any information that you would like to share or see in the next newsletter please email myself, Deidree Jones.


Join us on Aug. 27 for eight hours of continuing education. The Alaska chapter is offering courses Casualty Loss and Sharing Economy. These classes both address issues we are facing today, with questions and concerns from 2018 tax filings. This is an excellent opportunity to address your concerns NOW.

The classes will be held at the BP Energy Center from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Please visit our chapter's page for more details and registration.

We hope to see you there!


The IRS has posted early drafts of the 2019 Form 1040-SR, U.S. Tax Return for Seniors, and the 2019 Form 1040 and related numbered schedules. Posting drafts is part of the IRS’ standard process for inviting input into draft forms before finalizing them. All 1040 comments should be addressed to the IRS. The IRS will continue to work with the tax community to finalize these forms over the summer and will issue related communications later this year.

Save the date! Our December Updates will be held in Tempe on Dec. 3 (English only), in Northwest Phoenix on Dec. 4 (English and Spanish), and in Tucson on Dec. 6 (English only). More information will be coming soon.


California chapter has two upcoming events:

  • Aug. 29 - Data Breach and Aftermath Webinar
  • Oct. 18 - Annual Meeting and Conference

As your California chapter we take safety and security seriously. Register now to attend a one-hour webinar covering data breach and aftermath. Protect your customers. Protect yourself.

Registration for our annual conference is now open. Sign up to attend and earn up to six credits, (five CTEC and one IRS.)


Come join us!

Registration is now open for your NO COST Colorado chapter training session covering the shared economy. Have questions about AirBNB, Uber, Lyft, etc.? Our instructor will be John R. Dundon II, EA, will address these as well as many questions specific to our state. The event is Aug. 21 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy DTC. You can earn two hours of free CE, and it’s no cost to attend regardless of your NATP membership level ($20 for guests). We will be providing food and door prizes during the event. 

Don't delay and register now!


With the National Convention in our rear view mirror, the Florida Chapter is now focused on our December cruise to Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Join us on this eight-day cruise for 12 hours of education, ample hours of fun in the sun, some great food and entertainment, and lots of fellowship. Details can be found on our website


Don't forget to join us for our 25th anniversary of our fall conference, Sept. 22-24 in Dillard, GA. The theme of the night is 1925 so come dressed to impress. Join us for great education and an amazing time. Register here and do not forget to check out our flyer.

You don't want to miss out. (Speakeasy password: cigars and pearls)


The Organizing Committee for the Idaho Chapter of NATP is pleased to announce the date of our first conference.

We will be meeting at the Candlewood Suites Boise-Meridian in Boise on Friday, Oct. 18. NATP members and nonmembers are welcome to attend. We are excited to meet and work with others who are interested in or want to be involved in the Idaho chapter.

Additional information about the conference will be coming soon.


Registration is now open for our Annual Meeting and Education Seminar, which will take place in Urbandale, a suburban area of Des Moines, on Sept. 25-27. Topics will include S-corp basis, QBID and REITs, federal and Iowa tax law updates, and practice management!

For additional information and to register, please visit our chapter page.

We look forward to seeing you in the fall!


Register now to attend our Aug. 21 IRS & KS NATP Practioner Symposium. You may register online or by mail. Visit our website to review topics and/or access the agenda now.

Here is a list of our other educational offerings for 2019 (note the correction to the tri-state luncheon date). More information will follow in later editions of Chapter News and on Facebook for these events.

  • Nov 1 - Fall Seminar, Overland Park, KS

  • Nov. 15 - Annual Meeting & Seminar, Wichita, featuring Kevin C. Huston, EA, USTCP

  • Nov. 22 - NATP Tri-state Update Luncheon, Wichita


Looking for CE in LA?

Join us Sept. 23-25 in the Red Stick City at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center along with John Sheeley, EA, Harry Picou, EA & Tiffany Doucet, EA. Topics will include: 

  • 990
  • Tax court cases
  • Nuts and bolts
  • Ethics and more...

For more details, find us on Facebook (Louisiana Chapter NATP) and contact me directly.

Registration is now open! Don't forget to book your room using code NATP and receive FREE valet parking! The Hilton also offers free shuttle service to/from the Baton Rouge Airport. Register now, space is limited! Join us for an amazing 3 days of non-stop education!


Registration is now open for the Maine Annual Conference. Please join us Sept. 27-28 at The Senator Inn in Augusta. Register prior to Aug. 30 to receive early pricing. This two day event will cover Federal Tax Law Topics, Updates and Ethics.

We hope to see you there!


The Michigan chapter is offering two upcoming educational events:

  • Aug. 8

One-day summer special seminar on rentals, depreciation and QBI, presented by Instructors Larry Zimbler and Marilyn Meredith, to be held at the Eagle Eye Golf and Country Club in Bath, MI. Don't delay, register now!

  • Sept. 20

Two-for-one seminar at the Eagle Eye Golf & Banquet Center. Pick a partner and register now to attend this two-for-one seminar about Schedule C featuring Alice Orzechowski, CPA, EA, and Marilyn Meredith, EA.

Visit our site for more information!


The Missouri chapter will be hosting the IRS as they present a very informative symposium on Aug. 13. Register now and you can earn up to 7 CE credits!

Please call Deana L. Parsick with any questions at 417-683-6829.

Hope to see your there!


The Nevada NATP chapter will be having its annual meeting on Sept. 24 at the Buca di Beppo location at 412 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109 at 6:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to secretary Kathy L. Verne at 702-644-3587 if you can attend.

New Hampshire

Check out our most recent summer newsletter!

New Jersey

We want to thank the Illinois chapter for hosting a fabulous Conference in Chicago. The education and social events were exceptional. We also want to congratulate the Kentucky chapter for being named Chapter of the Year (NJ came in second). This year there were two Chapter Persons of the Year, our own Jean Millerchip and Penney Wade Smith from Kentucky. The Tax Professional of the Year was PA's Kathryn Bowman.

Our first Webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST. Visit our website for more information.

Keep a look out for our future events in our upcoming announcement to include three upcoming events to include our Oct. 17-18 Tax Forum, held in Atlantic City this year. 

We are looking for members to be on the board of directors. Please contact Jean Millerchip if you are interested in being a state chapter board member.

New York

We hope you all enjoyed conference in Chicago; it was a pleasure meeting many of you at our Chapter gathering and an honor to share a third place spot for Chapter of the year!

The Summer Series has begun! Classes start Aug. 6 so don’t miss your shot for discounted pricing and register now! Early bird pricing ends two weeks before the start of the seminar. Registration can be done online or by calling Member Services at National.

Topics include: TCJA, entity selection, Quickbooks, filing status, dependency, cannabis taxation, Airbnb and Cryptocurrency! More information is available in our June Newsletter.

North Carolina

Save the date(s)!

The North Carolina chapter will return to the Mountain Lodge & Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC for our Annual Meeting and Education Conference. This event will feature instructor Tom O'Saben, EA. Join us on Oct 20-22!

Additionally, our NC Tax Update Seminar will be held on Jan. 11, 2020, at the Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh in Cary.

 More information to follow! See you soon!


Registration is now open for the Sept. 26-27 Fall Conference.

Join us as speakers Melinda Garvin and Steve O’Rourke cover topics such as:
  • Casualty theft and loss
  • Farms
  • Final 1040-Initial 1041
  • Marijuana production
  • Form 3315, Change in Accounting and more...

This event offers you the opportunity to earn up to 15 CPE. All materials will be provided on a USB drive that you will receive at registration. If you book your registration now at the Nationwide Hotel Conference Center, use hotel discount code: Ohio NATP.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Join us at The Inn at Pickwick Landing State Park, Counce TN on Wednesday, Sept. 18 through Friday, Sept. 20. Earn up to 16 CPE, presented by speaker J P White, EA. Register now

On Sept. 18, included with the conference, we're offering two early activities: offered on Sept. 18:

  • "What is Income Allocation for Retirement Planning?" Join us from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (non-cpe)

  • Welcome reception from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  

Use group code 7152 when booking your room and save more! We are expecting a large attendance and the group hold and pricing will only last until Aug. 10, so act now to secure your room.


Thank you to all who attended our Texas get-together in Chicago. We had a great time and Texas was well represented throughout the Conference by its Texas members. Mark your calendars now! Save the date for the July 27-30, 2020 National Conference in San Antonio where we, Texas, will be the hosting chapter!

With five available classes, it's not too late to register for the Regional Practitioner Meetings.

Are you attending the NATP Forum in Las Vegas in September? Be sure to join us for our Texas meet 'n greet. Check out the July 2019 Newsletter.

Visit our Texas NATP Facebook page should you have any questions.


We are now well into the heat of summer with holidays and vacations both in front of us and behind us. For many, this means being away from the office and not thinking about the next tax season or continuing education. Your Utah chapter board will be putting together an outstanding 2019 annual conference.

This year's Utah Annual Conference and Seminar will be held on Nov. 4 at the SLCC Miller Center in Sandy. Join us as guest speaker Sue Voth will be covering topics of your selection. To take part in the topics, please e-mail our vice president, Will Spencer. If we don't hear from you, the board members will come up with topics we will want to hear. More details to follow.

Thanks for being part of the Utah Chapter of NATP!


Save the date!  The fall Vermont Tax Symposium will be held Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Holiday Inn Burlington. Join fellow tax professionals and the Vermont Department of Taxes for the most important and informative tax seminar of 2019.
Hear first hand about the tax legislation that was passed during the 2019 legislative session. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks!


Upcoming Fall Conference

Save the date! The Virginia chapter will be hosting our fall conference Nov. 7-8. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us and attend this excellent two-day event! More details to follow.

Be sure to check out our latest newsletter! It is now available.

To contact your chapter, send an email to Ricky Carr at


Registration is now open!

Come join us for the 2019 Annual Education Seminar and Meeting on Sept. 19 and 20 and you can earn up to 16 CPE.

Topics will include:

  • Tax issues for seniors
  • K-1s for 1041s
  • Tax impact of having a child
  • Tax issues of divorce
  • Military tax issues and more...

Visit our website for details and registration.  

See you in Everett!

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