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Central Valley Chapter Meeting 08.28.18
Elk's Lodge
645 Charity Way
Modesto, CA 95356
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Category: Chapter Meetings

Central Valley Chapter Meeting
Part 1: Schedule A - What's Left
Part 2: Casualties and Thefts


Tuesday, August 28, 2018
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


The Elk's Lodge
645 Charity Way
Modesto, CA 95356

Presenters: Claudia Stanley, CPA & Michele Patterson, EA

Claudia Stanley has been in public accounting for 30 years and founded her firm in 1991. Claudia is a frequent speaker at continuing education events for tax preparers throughout California & Nevada.
Michele Patterson is an Enrolled Agent who preparers individual and business entity returns and overseas bookkeeping and payroll services. She frequently speaks on behalf of IRS at local EDD payroll seminars.

3:00-6:20 PM
Schedule A - What's Left

What's new for 2017 Itemized Deductions and how they may relate to Taxpayers. Increase your knowledge on Standard Deductions, Medical Expenses, Taxes, Interest Deductions, Charitable Contributions, and Miscellaneous Deductions. Along with common Elections, Employee Business Expenses, Recordkeeping rules for Charitable Contributions, Volunteer Expenses, Employee Expenses, and special occupations Deductions.

CPE Information:

4 Hours Federal Tax Law

CTEC: 1000-CE-4408
IRS: 18QC1-T-01037-18-I 

Knowledge Level: BASIC

6:20-9:00 PM
Casualties and Thefts

We will explore what happens to the Casualties and Thefts Losses for Federal and the State of California for 2018. Casualties and Thefts Losses included not only natural disasters but also fires, robberies and other qualifying occurrences. We will discuss the new Federal law and now it preserves the deductions only for disasters for which a presidential disaster area declaration was made until 2025.

CPE Information:

1 Hour California Law
1 Hour Federal Tax Law

CTEC: 1000-CE-4409
IRS: 18QC1-T-01038-18-I 

Knowledge Level: BASIC


Workshop Only (4 hours CE)
Members: $50
Non-Members: $65

Dinner Meeting Only (2 hours CE)
Members: $35
Non-Members: $50

Workshop & Dinner (6 hours CE)
Members: $65
Non-Members: $80

Last Day to Cancel: August 27, 2018


Event Contact: Karen De Vaney
Contact Phone: 209-524-4345
Contact Email: [email protected]

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 www.ctec.org.

Contact: Karen De Vaney; [email protected]; 209-524-4345