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Fall Seminar Series Continues! Sign up Today!

September 2, 2016

One of the most unique events that our chapter champions is the Fall Seminar Series. This seven-night event provides our members with 21 hours of CPE for the low price of $400. The proceeds support the scholarships we provide to accounting students. This is also the 30th year that the chapter will be presiding over this event. No other chapter in California puts on this type of event for its members. We’re excited to have speakers who will address the issues that you face on a daily basis, including data security, SSARS 21, business valuation and IRS controversy.

As we work to continue to make this event viable for the next generations, we’re excited to webcast this event on Nov. 10.

So come out, support CalCPA and attend a few of these nights in the fall. If you can’t attend in person you can participate via webcast for Nov. 10.

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Upcoming Chapter Events

Check out all the happenings we have in store. Where will we see you?

Fall Seminar Series Continues with Great Sessions Offering Outstanding CPE

You can still register for the next sessions in the Fall Seminar Series!

Contributions or gifts to CalCPA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the IRC. Please consult your tax adviser. Net proceeds from the event will be used to support accounting students in California.

Federal, State, Local and International Taxation Conference

November Election Wrap Up Nov. 17

Time: 11:30/registration; luncheon/12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Center Club, Costa Mesa

Want to learn more about what the election will mean for you and your clients? Join us for the Election Wrap Up. Our panelist will include the Orange County Republican Party Chair Fred Whitaker and Democratic Party Chair Henry Vandermeir. This educational program will help you and your clients learn what the election results will mean for you.


  • Table of 10: $500
  • Members: $55
  • Nonmembers: $65

Register or learn more.

Jan. 18: 18th Annual Economic Forecast

Want to learn more about the issues facing the economy for the new year? You can learn all about them from one of the experts in the field, Mira Farka, co-director for the Institute of Economic and Environmental Studies at California State, Fullerton. Farka is widely known for developing and presenting the CSUF Economic Forecasts for the CSUF Economic Forecast Conference. She’s routinely quoted by various media sources including the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Orange County Business Journal, OC Metro, Valley News and California Commerce.

Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m. (includes breakfast; networking and coffee)
Location: Pacific Club; Newport Beach
Cost: $85/early-bird member; $105/nonmembers
Register or learn more.

Interested in being a sponsor? Email program associate Heidi Larkin-Reed for benefit details, including two-three minute speaking opportunity, prize drawing and company advertisement.

Net proceeds from the event will be used to support accounting students in California. Contributions or gifts to CalCPA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the IRC. Please consult your tax adviser. Net proceeds from the event will be used to support accounting students in California.


CalCPA News

GIT Trustee Nominations

CalCPA Council annually nominates candidates to serve three-year terms as trustees of CalCPA’s Group Insurance Trust (GIT). Additionally, participating employers in the trust may nominate candidates to be placed on the ballot by submitting supporting petitions by Nov. 1 from at least 20 firms participating in one or more of the GIT’s group health and welfare plans.

For more information, email Genna Armanini or call her at (800) 556-5771, ext. 3257.

Nov. 16 – The CPA Exam: A New Look

Change is in the air for 2017 with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) unveiling a new version of the Uniform CPA Exam on April 1, 2017. The new version will emphasize testing of higher order skills and more task-based simulations. The new exam will expand from 14 hours to 16, with each section four hours in length.

Representatives from Roger CPA Review will provide details about the new exam, and you will be able to ask questions.

A special thank you to both Roger CPA Review and California State University, Monterey Bay, for their support of this event!

Register for the live event or webcast today!

Now Serving … A New Membership Type

Do you qualify for the new Financial Professional membership type—priced at only $199.

You do if you’ve never been a licensed CPA, have a bachelor’s degree and meet any one of the following criteria:

  • A professional employee at a CPA firm;
  • Anyone working under the direct supervision of a CPA in industry, government or education;
  • A financial professional in industry, government or education, or legal, banking or financial
    consulting services; or
  • An IT professional.

Visit the CalCPA website for more information.

2017 CalCPA Campus Ambassador Program

Help spread the word about CalCPA and the CPA profession—applications are being accepted for the CalCPA Campus Ambassador Program.

Campus Ambassadors are students passionate about pursuing a career in accounting and becoming CPAs and will spend approximately 20 hours of work per semester focused on:

  • Building awareness of FREE CalCPA student membership and benefits to students and educators;
  • Increasing visibility of CalCPA on campus; and
  • Strengthening ties between local CalCPA chapters and colleges/universities.

Eligibility requirements and application are available online.
Applications are due Nov. 18.

Wine Industry Conference 2016

CalCPA Committees: Build Leadership Skills, Share 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 2017-18. From estate planning to technology, and from personal financial planning to taxation, there’s a committee meeting your interests and expertise.

Please note: 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. Committee appointments will be made in early 2017 and the committee term is May 1–April 30.

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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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Contact Us

Program Associate:
Heidi Larkin-Reed
(714) 305-8335
(714) 485-4561, ext. 4561

Division Director:
Membership and Strategic Programming
Jill Gorman
(650) 522-3204

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Mission Viejo, CA 92692

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