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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

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09:00-10:30 AM 

Join Us! 

Dinner Meeting: Thursday, Jan. 5, 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: "Tax Season Issues"

Level: Intermediate


Lee is the "Go To" tax man with an invaluable wealth of knowledge. Be prepared for a mini-intensive seminar on many issues preparers will face in the upcoming tax season. He will be covering all items across the board such as; head of household, separate but living together, Principal Residence Acquisition Debt Relief Exclusion, short term rentals, Uber drivers, Affordable Care Act, child tax credits and much more. This is an educational event not to be missed.

Learning Objectives: 

After completing this course, the student will be able to counsel clients on a variety of issues affecting individuals and small businesses in the preparation of their 2016 tax returns, including a number of PATH Act issues, taxation of marijuana businesses, Uber drivers, short-term rentals and rentals to relatives. Also learn about the revised Form 1098 that will enhance the IRS’s audit capabilities for mortgage interest; how the new longevity annuities will impact RMDs; how to self-certify a late 60-day rollover; premium tax credit payback issues; how to determine if an employee was made a qualifying offer of insurance by their employer; and much more.


Presenter:  Lee T. Reams, EA  Mr. Reams is an owner and the Chief Technology Officer of ClientWhys. Educated as an engineer, with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Lee left his engineering career in 1975 to expand his part-time tax practice into a full-time career with a tax practice of 700 clients. In 1978, he founded IPS, which evolved into ImageOne, a leading national provider of office and practice management products serving the tax, accounting, and financial planning industries as well as live and self-study CE. After the sale of the ImageOne printing division, ClientWhys was spun off, including the highly popular Internet Products for CPAs, EAs, and other tax professionals as well as the CE Division.


Besides writing web content, tax blogs, and CE courses and annually editing the Big Book of Taxes, Lee is a speaker for the ClientWhys Seminar series. He also oversees the very popular online tax forum, CWconnect, that sharpens his technical skills. Lee is a former founding Board Member of the California Tax Education Council, Past President of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of Enrolled Agents, Past Director for the California Society of Enrolled Agents, and Past Board Member for Blackline Systems.

CPE Hours: 2 Hours Federal Tax Topics

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

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