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President's Message

Looking for a Few Good International Tax Practitioners

November 1, 2015

By Marty P. McNamara

Thank you to all those who joined our chapter’s LinkedIn group this past month! It’s not too late to join and stay connected. While logged in to your LinkedIn profile, please type the group name in the search field to locate the group and submit a request to join.

Our chapter is looking for members who would be interested in serving on a committee to organize and contribute to an International Tax Interest Group. Please email me if you’re interested and I can give you more details.

Finally, Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for your CalCPA membership!

Chapter News

Which Way Area the Economic Winds Blowing?

Learn what’s in store for our economy from one of the most respected economists in the field. Esmael Adibi, director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Development at Chapman University, will discuss his expert predictions for 2016.

Date: Jan. 13-17
Location: Pacific Club; Newport Beach
Time: 7:30-9 a.m. (includes breakfast, networking and validated self-parking)
                            Note: CPE is no longer offered for this event.

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Final Session Offered for the Fall Seminar Series: You Don’t Want to Miss It!

The final session for the Fall Seminar Series will be held at the Irvine Marriott from 6-9 p.m. Get the tools to help you with your practice:

Learn about the unique challenges involved in partnership tax, capital account issues, traps under secs. 704(c)(1)(B), 707 and 737 and much more.

Nov. 19: North OC Discussion Group: When Is the Income of a Fiduciary Taxable in California?

Join us and gain information for your clients on when the income of a fiduciary is taxable to California, and how much of that income is taxable.

Speaker: Kevin Wiest
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Location: Marie Callender’s; 540 N Euclid St.; Anaheim

Learn more and register.

Ring in the 2015 Holiday Season With Your OC/LB YEPs

Join our young & emerging professionals for a fun night at the private Q-lounge of AnQi at South Coast Plaza. Enjoy food, networking and team activities with fellow CPAs.

Date: Dec. 8
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: AnQi by House of An; 3333 Bristol St.
Cost: $25/members; $35/nonmembers (appetizers and two drinks included; free self-parking; no refunds for this event).
Learn more and register

Jan. 28: North OC Discussion Group: CPA Peer Review—SSARS 21 Update

Join us for an update on SSARS 21 from Mark Wille, who serves as a peer reviewer of other CPA firms for the AICPA. Additionally, he is the former chair of the California State Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee and has been a member for more than two decades. Wille teaches auditing and accounting continuing education courses for CPAs and attorneys at the University of Denver Law School.

Date: Jan. 28
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Location: Marie Callender’s; 540 N. Euclid St.; Anaheim
Cost: $20/members; $30/nonmembers.
Learn more and register

Upcoming FREE Member CPE

CalCPA News

CalCPA Committees: Build Your Leadership Skills, Share Your Expertise

Want to use your talents at the statewide level? Your opportunity awaits—the application period will soon open to serve on our CalCPA committees for 2016-17. From estate planning to technology, and from personal financial planning to taxation, there’s a committee meeting your interests and expertise.

And if you serve on a state committee and would like to continue, reapplication is necessary.

Serving on state committees allows you to work with your peers on projects that increase members’ technical knowledge, enhance the profession’s image and draw the best and brightest into accounting—all while you build leadership skills and make valuable contacts.

Keep an eye out for details about the application process. Applications will be due Jan. 15 and appointments will be made in early 2016 for the May 1–April 30 committee term.

CalCPA Gears Up for Next CPA Day in Sacramento

Registration is open for the next CPA Day at the Capitol—Jan. 19—in Sacramento.

CPA Day is CalCPA’s kickoff event of the legislative session, where members set the groundwork for CalCPA’s advocacy efforts for the upcoming session by discussing important issues facing the CPA profession and businesses.

This event allows CalCPA and its members to be at the forefront of several key issues, such as taxes on professional service proposals. The Legislature will reconvene in January, and CalCPA plans to once again maintain an active presence in the Capitol.

It’s Time to Lead

Want to hone your leadership skills and become a more effective leader in your workplace or the profession? Have ideas about CalCPA and the profession you want to share? Then step up at apply today for CalCPA/AICPA officer and Education Foundation trustee positions.

Applications for 2016-17 positions are available online:

The application deadline is Dec. 1.

2015 Tax Update and Planning Conference
Startup Business Conference - Dec. 3

Local Interest Groups

The Orange County/Long Beach Chapter offers a variety of opportunities to exchange information and connect with your peers. Lists committees or other information within the chapter.

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