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SD Chapters - Running Start 2018 -1.6.18
Saturday, January 06, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:50 PM PST
Category: Chapter Meetings

Running Start 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018
7:30 a.m. registration
8 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. program

Please click here for the program flier with cost and registration information.

Running Start is a comprehensive, one-day review of federal and California individual tax returns designed to prepare tax professionals for the 2017 tax year filing season. Taught by top tax professionals from Brass Tax, you will leave with valuable tools for confidently tackling the coming tax season.
Running Start is a joint effort of CSTC's East San Diego County, North San Diego County and San Diego chapters, and is available on three different dates and locations, allowing you to choose the session that best fits your schedule:

Saturday, January 6, 2018
California Center for the Arts
Escondido, CA

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Handlery Hotel
Mission Valley, CA

Friday, January 12, 2018
Sycuan Resort
El Cajon, CA

Topics to be covered during this intensive, one-day seminar include:

New 2017 Legislation
2017 Provisions of 2012 Tax Relief Act and 2015 PATH Act
New Extension Acts in 2017
Changes in 2017 applicable to all prior tax acts from 2001 through 2017
New Tax Rates, New Exemptions and New Phase-Outs
Extender Provisions
All California Changes Keyed To Federal Provisions
All Federal Topics Include Information On California Conformity/Non-Conformity
All The New And Revised California Forms
California Tax Rates and Phase-Outs

Tools for the tax season:

Charts for navigating complex tax issues
Workbook designed to be used throughout the tax season - You will find yourself using almost every day
Text arranged in the order of a tax return
Latest changes clearly marked so you have the current tax law easily at your fingertips

Taught by Tax Professionals from Brass Tax Presentations

Michael P. Karll, EA, CFP, MBA

Michael Karll is a well known speaker throughout the country. He has taught for National University in San Diego, Intuit Corporation-San Diego Turbo Tax Division, the California Society of Enrolled Agents Super Seminar, National Association of Tax Practitioners, California Society of Tax Consultations, and other tax organizations nationwide for over 40 years.

He co-authored the Masters in Taxation program for National University in San Diego, CA. Mike is the owner of Brass Tax Presentations. He has written and presented all Brass Tax Presentations seminars since 1996. Mike owns his own tax and financial practice in North San Diego county.

Lisa Ihm, EA

Lisa has been teaching seminars nationwide since 1986 for National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), California Society of Enrolled Agents (CSEA), California Society of Tax Consultants (CSTC), the Missouri Society of CPAs and many other state and regional groups of tax professionals.

Every year, she fields questions from tax professionals on tax issues ranging from basic individual tax problems to partnership, corporation, estate and trust law. 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’ benefit. She works and lives in Coronado. CA.

Knowledge Level: General
Course Numbers: IRS: 18QC1-U-00888-18-I and CTEC: 1000-CE-4276
Credit Hours:   IRS & CTEC federal update hours: 6    CTEC state hours: 2  
State Board of Accountancy: 8
This presentation has been designed to meet the requirements of the Office of Professional Responsibility, 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


Contact: Veronica Marelli [email protected] (877) 537-8948