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Central Valley Chapter Meeting 03.01.20
De Vaney Business Services
1050 N Carpenter Rd Ste
Modesto, CA 95351
Sunday, March 01, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST
Category: Chapter Meetings

Central Valley Chapter Meeting
Ethics OR Round Table Discussion


Sunday, March 1, 2020


Devaney Business Services
1050 N. Carpenter Rd, Suite I
Modesto, CA 95351

Topic: Ethics / Round Table Discussion

Ethics is the moral principles, in other words science of morals. Any discussion of ethics at it's core involves understanding right and wrong. Any tax professional with the appropriate education, training, and experience is certainly familiar with the U.S. tax code, along with a state and local laws and regulations governing tax practice.

Round Table Discussion
We invite you to participate in an open round table discussion! you will have the opportunity to better define some of the most recent changes in the new tax laws and how they apply to your clients, and will give you an opportunity to discuss with other tax consultants challenging and interesting tax issues you may have recently encountered.


Ethics - Rupinder Bains and other qualified speakers
Rupinder Bains has worked in the Business accounting and Taxes at De Vaney Business Services for 20 years. She has been a active member of CSTC 14 years, and has been a speaker on various Business Subjects.

Round Table Discussion - Karen De Vaney and other qualified speakers
Since 1976, Karen has owned and operated her accounting and tax business in Modesto, California. She specializes in the income tax, bookkeeping and payroll for individuals and small businesses. Since 2009, Karen has served as a Director for the California Tax Education Council. Prior to that she served as a Governor’s appointee to the Tax Preparer Advisory Committee for the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs. Currently Karen serves as Educational Chair of the Central Valley Chapter of California Society of Tax Consultants, Inc. (C.S.T.C.) and Program Chair for the Tuleburg Chapter of American Business Women Association.She is also Past President of the California Society of Tax Consultants, Inc., Past President of the Central Valley Chapter of C.S.T.C. in Modesto California, and Past President of American Business Women’s Associations Tuolumne River and Golden Poppy Chapters. As an instructor for Yosemite Community College District (YCCD), she has taught courses in Practical Bookkeeping, Payroll Accounting, Accounting, Income Tax Preparation, Budgeting, and Small Business Management in Modesto and she also taught courses in Life Skills for youth groups in Columbia, California. Karen is now retired from YCCD.Karen has been an Advisor to Alliance Small Business Development Center and University of California Cooperative Extension. She is also active in several other local and national business and professional organizations.

CPE Information:

IRS: 18QC1-E-01333-20-I
CTEC: 1000-CE-4724

1 California Hour
2 Ethics Hours

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Round Table Discussion
IRS: 18QC1-T-01334-20-I
CTEC: 1000-CE-4725

3 Federal Law Hours

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Cost: $15


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

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