3 Dates – 3 Locations

IRS & CTEC Federal Update Hours: 6   
CTEC State Hours: 2

CSTC Members! Attend a September or October 2019 San Diego County chapter meeting to receive discounted pricing through October 31, 2019.


Thursday, January 9, 2020
Registration: 7:30 AM
Seminar: 8:00 AM to 4:50 PM

Friday, January 10, 2020
Registration: 7:30 AM
Seminar: 8:00 AM to 4:50 PM

Saturday, January 11, 2020
Registration: 7:30 AM
Seminar: 8:00 AM to 4:50 PM

Handlery Hotel
950 Hotel Circle North
Mission Valley, CA  92108

Sycuan Resort
3007 Dehesa Road
El Cajon, CA  92019

California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA  92025

Nadine Allevato
[email protected]
(858) 549-9500

Justin Price
[email protected]
(619) 818-2328

Vanessa @ Sterling Tax Group Inc.
[email protected]
(760) 931-1925

You can click here to download and fill out the PDF version of the Running Start registration form. Please return the completed form to [email protected] or fax it to 714-632-5405 or mail it to 320 Pine Ave, Suite #1050, Long Beach, CA 90802

*Payment must be included with your registration form or you will not be registered for the event*


A comprehensive 1-day tax update for 2019 tax returns
•Overview of new tax laws •Complete coverage of new IRS and CA forms
•Real-life examples of how to complete new forms
•199A 20% business income deduction - examples for sole proprietors, S-corps & partnerships
•CA adjustments calculated and illustrated on 540 Sch CA
•Limitations on mortgage interest deductions
•Learn how to quickly and easily reconstruct acquisition/equity debt
•Line-by-line calculations on new IRS forms & worksheets
•Find out why many entertainment expenses are still deductible
•Determine which sales of business or rental property qualify for 199A deduction
•Case studies - client documents to completed tax return

Presenter: Lisa Ihm, EA

Lisa Ihm became an Enrolled Agent in 1986 and has been teaching seminars nationwide since that time, including teaching the Running Start seminar for CSTC in recent years. Rather than simply reciting the rules, she digs below the surface to make you think about how tax laws affect your clients and how you can use those laws to your clients' benefits. She works and lives in Coronado, CA and can be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or through her website at


Fee Description

Member Fee

Non-Member Fee

Last Day to Register at This Fee

Priority Registration



November 30, 2019

Regular Registration



Day before the seminar

Late Registration



Day of seminar

*Refund Policy: Fee less $25 when a written request is received on or before 12/15/19. Sorry, no refunds after 12/15/19.


 This presentation has been designed to meet the requirements of the Return Preparer Office, the California State Board of Accountancy; and the California Tax Education Council including code 31 of Federal Regulations10.6 (g). This does not constitute an endorsement by these groups. A listing of additional requirements to renew tax preparer registration may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA. 95812- 2890, or phone CTEC at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at