Schedule and Sessions



This year’s 39 carefully curated education sessions are designed to complement all tax professionals at any stage in their career. Education sessions are color-coded by track, making finding the content that means the most to you and your staff a breeze.

*New* The Super Seminar schedule has been updated to include Tax Reform and Casualties/Disaster education sessions as follows:

Session 1 & Session 27:   Tax Reform 2018: Individual & Business - What You Need to Know (both sessions are the exact same topic and content, different speakers)
Session 21:                         Casualties and Disasters Tax Reform Style
Session 36:                         §199A 20% of Business Income Deduction - The Details
 
Speakers who have indicated that they will address the impact of Tax Reform in their sessions are:

Session 2:                           Introduction to LLCs
Session 6:                           A-B Trusts: Post Tax Reform Problems and Solutions
Session 10:                         Should Your LLC Have a Corporate Election?
Session 13:                         California Tax Update
Session 15:                         SMLLCs and Nothing but SMLLCs
Session 29:                         Rentals...Simple! Right?
Session 33:                         Business Credits & Deductions
Session 37:                         Net Operating Losses

To view each day’s education sessions and events, click the arrow () to the far right to expand/collapse the sections (the first day is already open).

You can also download a PDF of the catalog.

Detailed descriptions about each education session can be viewed by clicking on the session title. 

  7:00 am   8:00 am   9:00 am   10:00 am   11:00 am   12:00 pm   1:00 pm   2:00 pm   3:00 pm   4:00 pm   5:00 pm
 Networking Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 am
   Networking Break
9:40-10:10 
   Grab n' Go Lunch Sales
11:50 am - 1:20 pm
   Networking Break
3:00 - 3:30
   Welcome Reception
5:15 - 6:15 pm
                           
  S1: Tax Reform 2018: Individual & Business - What You Need to Know
8:00 - 11:50 am
     S5: Taking Full Advantage of Tax Attributes at Death
1:20 - 3:00 pm
   S9: Getting the 1031 into the 1040
3:30 - 5:10 pm
 
                           
  S2: Introduction to LLCs
8:00 - 11:50 am

    S6 A-B Trusts: Post Tax Reform Problems & Solutions
1:20 - 3:00 pm 
   S10: Should Your LLC Have a Corporate Election?
3:30 - 5:10 pm
 
                           
   S3: Final 1040 of a Decedent and Initial 1041 of an Estate or Trust
8:00 - 11:50 am
     S7: Statutes of Limitations
1:20 - 3:00 pm
   S11: Reasonable Cause for Abating Unreasonable Penalties
3:30 - 5:10 pm
 
                           
   S4: Examination Bootcamp
8:00 - 11:50 am
    S8: Do You Have the Required Ethics in Your Tax Practice?
1:20 - 3:00 pm
  S12: Can You Recognize Fraud?
3:30 - 5:10 pm 
 

*New* IRS evening session just added to the schedule!

6:30 pm - 7:20 pm: IRS Return Preparer Office (RPO) Presents: What You Should Know About What We Do.
  7:00 am   8:00 am   9:00 am   10:00 am   11:00 am   12:00 pm   1:00 pm   2:00 pm   3:00 pm   4:00 pm   5:00 pm
 Networking Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 am
   Networking Break
9:40-10:10
   Grab n' Go Lunch Sales
11:50 am - 1:20 pm
   Networking Break
3:00 - 3:30
   Prize Drawing Reception
5:15 - 6:15 pm
                           
  S13: California Tax Update
8:00 - 11:50 am 
      S19: California Real Property Tax
1:20 - 3:00 pm
  S23: Americans Abroad
3:30 - 5:10 pm 
 
                           
  S14: Appalling Audit - Let’s Go to Appeals
8:00 - 11:50 am 
      S20: Tax Implications of a Member Leaving an LLC
1:20 - 3:00 pm

  S24: Inside Basis, Outside Basis - Does it Really Matter?
3:30 - 5:10 pm  
 
                           
    S15: SMLLCs and Nothing but SMLLCs
8:00 - 9:40 am
    S17: Entity Classification: Rules and Elections
10:10 - 11:50 am
    S21: Casualties and Disasters Tax Reform Style
1:20 - 3:00 pm 
  S25: Representing Clients in a Cash-intensive Business
3:30 - 5:10 pm  
 
                           
  S16: Gambling and Taxes: The Price of Winning
8:00 - 9:40 am 
    S18: I Need to Read a Tax Treaty? Now What?
10:10 - 11:50 am

    S22: How to Submit a Successful Offer in Compromise
1:20 - 3:00 pm
  S26: Collection Method Alternatives
3:30 - 5:10 pm  
 

*New* IRS evening session just added to the schedule!

6:30 pm - 7:20 pm: IRS Stakeholder Liaison Presents: Understanding Tax Scams and Abusive Schemes

  7:00 am   8:00 am   9:00 am   10:00 am   11:00 am   12:00 pm   1:00 pm   2:00 pm   3:00 pm   4:00 pm   5:00 pm
 Networking Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 am
   Networking Break
9:40-10:10
Expo Hall Closes
at 10:10 am 
 Grab n' Go Lunch Sales
11:50 am - 1:20 pm
(Grand Salon)
   Networking Break
3:00 - 3:30
 
                           
  S27: Tax Reform 2018: Individual & Business - What You Need to Know
8:00 - 11:50 am 
    S33: Business Credits & Deductions
1:20 - 5:10 pm 
 
                           
  S28: Cancellation of Debt
8:00 - 11:50 am
      S34: Ethics Jeopardy
1:20 - 3:00 pm
    S37: Net Operating Losses
3:30 - 5:10 pm
 
                           
  S29: Rentals...Simple! Right?  
8:00 - 9:40 am
    S31: Establishing a Tax Exempt Organization>
10:10 - 11:50 am
    S35: 754 Elections: Theory and Practice
1:20 - 3:00 pm
 
  S38: Winding Down the LLC
3:30 - 5:10 pm

 
                           
    S30: Tax Collection and California Community Property;
8:00 - 9:40 am

    S32: Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
10:10 - 11:50 am

    S36: Section 199A 20% of Business Income Deduction - The Details    
1:20 - 3:00 pm 
    S39: Bankruptcy Tax
3:30 - 5:10 pm