Bulletin for Portland Members
Posted on 1/10/2017 by or in the name of Valerie Vann
MEETING CANCELLED TONIGHT (JANUARY 10) DUE TO FACILITY CLOSURE AND BAD WEATHER.
Your January 2017 Chapter Newsletter is now posted in our Members Only newsletter library.
Non-members are welcome to browse our Public Access Library
- January 10: No Meeting
- February: No Meeting
- March 14, 2017 Education: Round Table Discussion
Bring your questions and answers for the group attending which is usually about 10. The more we have the better the ideas. You can submit questions to John Bell or another officer before the meeting.
- April: No Meeting
Only Portland Chapter members who are current with their membership dues will be issued a $10 education voucher with their CPE certificate...
The Portland Chapter serves the city of Portland and SW Washington. Educational meetings are held on the second Tuesday of most months in the Recreation Hall behind St Rita Catholic Church at 10029 NE Prescott St, Portland. No meetings in February and April. We generally meet from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Each Portland Chapter member who attends the full monthly meeting will receive a $10 Education Reimbursement Voucher. When you register for a Portland Chapter sponsored seminar, send in your Voucher(s) in lieu of the portion of the payment they cover along with your registration form and the rest of the payment. Upon completion of an OATC State sponsored education event, you can receive a reimbursement by submitting the voucher(s) and a copy of the education CPE certificate to the Chapter Treasurer within 30 days. Any number of vouchers can be used for one education event.
The Portland Chapter maintains a job bank. If your tax office has a position available, or if you are looking for a position in a tax office, please contact Dale Marino at the email address below.
|Portland Board Members and Committees|
|John S. Bell|
|John C. Burke|
|Kathryn L. Hryciw|
|Valerie A Vann|
|Linda D. Keast|
OATC Federal and Oregon Update 2016
(5 hours Federal CPE + 2 hours Oregon CPE)
Rick K. Davey, EA, LTC, and speakers from the Oregon Department of Revenue will be presenting the 2016 Update seminars throughout Oregon in January, 2016.
Rick has been preparing taxes since 1981. His experience as a manager of a large tax practice has given him exposure to a broad range of small businesses and their issues. He is an Enrolled Agent and a Licensed Tax Consultant. Rick has taught tax classes since 1983 and enjoys sharing the knowledge he has gained both with his clients as well as his colleagues.
Space is still available in the Jan 21 Gresham session, so please register through the link below. After registering, you will receive your materials via email. If you purchase a book it will be available at the door.
$8 Printed handout (optional)
* $40 discount available for OATC members
(lunch is not included)
CLICK HERE for an Update brochure
CLICK HERE to register online now (LINK HAS BEEN UPDATED)
9am - 5pm
ODR Speaker: Carey Gonzalez (3-5pm)
Mt. Hood Comm. College, Room 1600
26000 SE Stark Street (Off Pkg. Lot G)
(note new location - CLICK for campus map)
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SAVE THE DATE!
FROM THE OATC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- OATC Tax Preparer Scholarship Available –
Do you know someone who wants to be a Tax Preparer,
but may not have the necessary financial resources? There is a scholarship
offered by the Oregon Association of Tax Consultants to help
someone in financial need prepare for and take
the state licensing test. For more information, call Linda Musson at the
OATC office 503-726-0100.
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Do You Speak A Language Other Than English?
from an email sent by the Board of Tax Practitioners
The Board of Tax Practitioners often receives calls from consumers asking if we know of a tax preparation business that offers services in languages other than English. The Agency is developing a list of tax preparation businesses that offer such services.
If your business offers tax preparation services in other languages, and you would like to be included on this list, please provide the following information:
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- Name of the business
- City the business is located
- Contact person
- Telephone number of business
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