Thursday, May 14, 2015

FYI: IRS-SJSU Small Business Tax Institute - Tax Strategies for Small Business Success - June 24th


Great Tax Strategies = Small Business Success!!!


Hear from well-regarded practitioners and IRS personnel. Network with fellow tax practitioners.


Registration is open – don't miss out ...


IRS/SJSU Small Business Tax Institute

“Tax Strategies for Small Business Success”

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Biltmore Hotel, Santa Clara

CA CPE, MCLE, IRS CE and CTEC CE available



v Optimizing Business Deductions

v  Retirement Plans for Small Business Owners and Employees

v Due Diligence in Serving Small Business Clients

v Sales Tax – Avoiding California and Multistate Problems

v Hiring Correctly To Avoid Tax and Other Legal Problems

v Accounting Method Requirements and Options for Small Businesses



***Joel Busch***Angie Dang (IRS)***Wesley A. Fachner***Claudia Hill***Roger Jung (EDD)***

***Monika Miles***Annette Nellen***Eric Petersen***Karen Reinhold***

and special guest speaker ***Karen Hawkins*** who will be joining us from Washington, D.C.

This will be her last presentation as IRS Director of Office of Professional Responsibilities.



Fee (includes continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch, materials, parking, CE credit):

v  $190 – General   

v  $  95 – Gov't and non-profit  

[Fee $25 higher AFTER June 10]

NOTE: Fees benefit the sponsoring organizations, not the IRS.


Register and pay online:


Questions?Contact Annette Nellen: or (408) 924-3508.



The Taxation Section,
Young Tax Lawyers Committee





Friday, May 1, 2015

FYI: Friendly reminder re: IRS Requests Comments on Free e-File Option for Employment Tax Returns (Forms 94X) - Deadline May 4th

FYI:  The IRS is soliciting comments concerning a free option for filing Employment Tax Returns (94x filers) through a Request for Information published on the Federal Register.
If you already provided comments, thank you for your timely feedback.
If you’re still interested in submitting comments, please note the deadline: May 4th.
To be assured consideration, please do the following:
  • Written comments should be received on or before:  May 4, 2015
  • Direct all electronic comments to: or
  • Mail written comments to:
Internal Revenue Service
5000 Ellin Road, C4-223
Lanham, MD 20706
  • Include in the subject line of your email or correspondence:
Federal Register Document number (FR Doc. 2015-05104)
Please share this information with your members, clients, customers and colleagues who may want to submit their comments concerning this matter.
Jennifer Henrie-Brown, ID #1000247447
Stakeholder Liaison Specialist
Communications Stakeholder Outreach
510-637-2199/ fax 510-637-2434