5 Annual Tax Conferences
- The American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants
- The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Western Continuing Professional Education
- National Society for Tax Professionals
- National Association of Tax Professionals
Tax accountants know that their educational journeys do not stop after passing their licensing exams. The financial world is always changing, and it is important to find ways to stay up to date. These five top yearly conferences for tax accountants are a great way to stay in the know.
1. The American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants
Every tax accountant who is serious about maintaining a successful business already belongs to the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA). One of the many benefits of belonging to this professional organization is eligibility to attend the AICPA National Tax Conference. The 2018 event takes place November 12th and 13th. Members can attend in person in Washington, D.C., or online. A broad range of topics will be covered.
2. The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
Also taking place November 12th and 13th in 2018 is the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) 64th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference. Midwest locals are not the only tax accountants who enjoy this annual event. Some acclaim it as the best annual tax conference in the country due to its reputation for high powered speakers. This event always takes place at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This event focuses on understanding current tax reform.
3. Western Continuing Professional Education
For those looking to combine profession and pleasure, Western Continuing Professional Education (CPE) offers a wide variety of CPE Conferences across the country for tax accountants. From Las Vegas and New York City, to Walt Disney World and British Isle Cruises, there is an option to fit every interest, budget, and timeframe. Each event focuses on a different continuing education topic, and it is possible to mix and match multiple conferences.
4. National Society for Tax Professionals
Escape the cold of winter to the warmth of Flordia for The National Society for Tax Professionals (NSTP) Orlando, FL Grand Event. The NSTP annual Grand Events are exactly what the name implies. There are a plethora of networking and learning opportunities on a variety of topics, situated in a vacation setting. The 2018 conference will be held on December 17th and 18th. An extensive list of topics will be covered, so this is an excellent opportunity for an overall refresher. The NSTP also offers several topic-specific workshops throughout the year, both in person and online.
5. National Association of Tax Professionals
In keeping with the theme of desirable destinations, the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) is hosting their National Conference in Anaheim, CA. The 2018 event will take place August 6th-9th at the Anaheim Marriott. The main focus will be on receiving updates regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. There will be breakout courses on a wide variety of other topics, as well as opportunities for professional networking and exciting social events.
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There is no reason why staying up to date on tax accounting needs to be dull and boring. These five conference opportunities offer tax accountants continuing education, social and professional networking, relaxation, and exciting exploration all in one package. registrations have opened for all, so book a spot before they are all gone!