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Welcome to the Channel Islands Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents


Our Mission: To foster professionalism, business development and personal growth for our members, to protect the interests of the individual members of the society, and to enhance the awareness and role of the Enrolled Agent among members of the public, other professions and with governmental agencies.

Our Team: Powered by Enrolled Agents, we come together to combine the best talent in the tax profession in our efforts to achieve, learn, network and grow our businesses in all areas tax compliance, planning, representation services and practice management.

Geographic Area Represented: Our members provide professional tax services throughout Ventura and South Santa Barbara Counties. We enjoy the company of members practicing in cities of the serviced counties (Ventura, Oxnard, Ojai, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Camarillo, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Goleta, and Santa Barbara, Montecito, Carpinteria and others).

Whether you are a new or seasoned Enrolled Agent, join our team to grow your tax knowledge and tax practice business acumen. It will open doors to the combined breath of knowledge over 43000 enrolled agents locally, statewide and nationally……guaranteed!        JOIN TODAY!

Tax Practice Management Breakfast Meeting

"Stay Tuned for Our Next Breakfast Meeting"

09:00-10:30 AM 

Join Us! 

Dinner Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Courtyard by Marriott
600 East Esplanade Drive
Oxnard, California

Meeting Times:
4:30 PM-Board Meeting
6:00 PM-Dinner
7:00 PM-9:00PM-Program

Program: "State Tax Updates"

Level: Intermediate


California has enacted new tax legislation, and the FTB has issued new forms and regulations for the upcoming filing season. Susan will speak on why the Advocate Office was created and provide us with helpful forms and contact info. In addition, she will also talk about Taxpayer Advocate Equity Relief, Systematic Issues Management System (SIMS), Fraud and Identity Theft issues, and whom to contact and what forms are needed if and when it does happen. She will also discuss the new tax laws regarding Foreign Reporting, Community Property, new corporate and partnership filing dates as well as current issues, changes to the Head of Household form, EITC and future issues regarding 540X, challenging license suspensions, and extension payments. Attendees will be reminded of several ongoing issues and contact information for various FTB units.

Learning Objectives:

Students will learn about the new CA tax law and regulatory changes, enhanced MyFTB account products and services available to preparers and criteria for using Taxpayer Advocate's help.


Presenter:  Susan Maples, CPA:

Ms. Maples is the Taxpayer Rights Advocate for the FTB and is responsible to ensure taxpayers' rights are protected. As the Advocate her responsibilities include coordination and resolution of taxpayer complaints and problems.

She has been with the FTB 20+ years working in both Sacramento and the Southern California field offices. She started as an auditor and has experience with personal income tax and corporate tax law. She has worked closely with the practitioner community in her previous role as the Tax Practitioner Liaison to FTB and presented a variety of topics with the Education and Outreach program. She also worked as a Public Affairs spokesperson.

Susan earned her CPA license while with the FTB.

CPE Hours: 2 Hours California Tax Topics or CSEA/NAEA

Meeting Cost: Pre-registered $35 Members/$40 Non-Members – $5 more at the door.

On-Line Registration:  Click-Here

RSVP: Linda Wall EA at 805-340-8822; Fax-805-667-8288, or email at linda@evanstax.net


The Collection at Riverpark, Starbucks

10 am to 2 pm


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