|By Business Wire||
|May 2, 2014 12:00 PM EDT||
The IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are popular with tax pros, enrolled agents, CFPs and CPAs across the United States. The three day forums will be held at five locations during the months of July and August. The first forum will be held in Chicago from July 1st to the 3rd and the pre-registration deadline is June 17th. The second will be in San Diego from July 15th to the 17th and the registration deadline is July 1st. New Orleans will host the third forum from July 22nd to the 24th with the deadline on July 8th. Washington D.C.'s forum will be from August 19th to the 21st and the deadline is August 5th. Finally Orlando, Florida will see the fifth and final forum on August 26th to 28th with an August 12th deadline.
The pre-registration deadlines can offer attendees considerable savings on the cost of enrollment; the on-site price will be $355 but those who take advantage of pre-registering will pay only $225. These three day events provide essential up-to-date information on federal and state tax issues. They also feature presentations by experts from the IRS and its partners as well as training seminars and workshops. There will over 40 separate seminars and workshops to take advantage of at each forum. Moreover, enrolled agents and CPAs can earn up to 18 Continuing Professional Education Credits in each location. CFPs may also be able to use the courses for continuing education credits pending approval.
Many national associations also participate in the forums including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and the National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP). Members of these associations qualify for further discounts and will pay only $215 before the pre-registration deadline. Attendees at the 2013 forums reported a 94% satisfaction rate and the 2014 forums mark their 24th year.
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