2017 Practitioners Conference

Date: November 2, 2017 Location: Baltimore, MD CPE: 8 Format: In-Person
EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Practitioners Conference is designed to help CPAs maintain their status as trusted advisors by equipping them to serve their clients better. The conference features topics including technology, overviews of financial products, healthcare update and more.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Recognize important new federal and state tax legislation
Identify new or proposed standards for maintaining regulatory compliance
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing Practitioners Tax
ADVANCED PREPARATION
None.
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Computer Science (1 Credit) Accounting (1 Credit) Economics (1 Credit) Taxes (5 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All CPAs, but focused toward the small, sole or solo practitioner and his/her specific needs.
PREREQUISITES
Some experience in working in a CPA firm
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate

AGENDA

DAY 1 of 1 November 2, 2017
7:30 am - 8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:10 am
Welcome to the Day
8:10 am - 9:00 am
Federal Tax Update

Speaker: Mark Schweighofer, Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC

 

 

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Break
9:10 am - 10:00 am
Peer Review as it Applies to Practitioners

Speaker: Anthony Cuozzo, Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C.

10:00 am - 10:10 am
Break
10:10 am - 11:00 am
The Art of the CPA Firm Deal – Succeeding at Buying, Selling or Merging

Ira Rosenbloom, Optimum Strategies, LLC

11:00 am - 11:10 am
Break
11:10 am - 12:00 pm
Tax Payer Advocacy

Speaker: Speaker: James Leith, Local Taxpayer Advocate- Maryland

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Social Security Update

Speaker: Jodi Davis, The Kelly Group

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
Break
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Healthcare Update

Eddie Adkins, Grant Thornton

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Economic Update

Speaker: Dr. Daraius Irani, Towson University

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Cloud Security

Speaker: Byron Patrick, CPA

MACPA MEMBER


$ (% off)
$210.00
Price includes $xx early registration discount(s) - expires xx/xx

NON-MEMBER


$ (% off)
$310.00
Price includes $xx early registration discount(s) - expires xx/xx
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