Your Members’ Tax Questions Answered By National Tax Experts

One of the most important factors in the success of your Federal Tax Update seminars is the speaker you hire. Vern Hoven is one of the most popular tax educators in the country. According to CPA Societies in West Virginia, Nebraska, and Oklahoma, Vern’s seminars attracted more students than any other Federal Tax Update instructor last year. Vern’s tax courses focus on providing your members with the knowledge and skills they require to:

  • Identify new tax deductions they are missing;
  • Prepare for the intensity of the upcoming tax season;
  • Reference hard-hitting and pertinent court cases;
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex tax issues;
  • Recognize potential client tax problems; and
  • Plan for future tax legislation.

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Tax Professionals & Meeting Planners Understand Vern

Vern Hoven, CPA, MT, is one of America’s premier tax presenters and speaks to over 100 groups a year on a variety of tax topics. He teaches at Western CPE Federal Tax Update seminars and conferences and produces self-study and webcasts courses as well. Vern consistently receives outstanding evaluations and has won numerous teaching awards, including the prestigious AICPA 2014 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.

Vern is the author of the best-selling Real Estate Investor’s Tax Guide and a favorite interviewee on radio, television, and in newspapers. His presentation skills have earned him the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, which has granted only 400 CSPs out of 3,600 NSA members as of 2006.

Vern practiced in the public, governmental, and corporate accounting fields before starting his own public accounting practice in 1973, a firm that grew to one of the largest in western Montana. In 1985, he started his present tax consulting practice. CPA Magazine recognized Vern as one of the top 50 IRS representation practitioners in 2008.


Alice Orzechowski

Alice Orzechowski, CPA, CMA, EA, was born and raised in Washington, DC. She holds BS degrees in Economics and Accounting from the University of Maryland, and an MS in Administration and Management from Hood College. She is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and Enrolled Agent. Alice has provided advice on tax-related matters in The Washington Post, The Frederick News Post, in various AARP publications, and on Wall Street Journal Radio, CNN, and Today’s Woman Television and is a national speaker on tax topics.

Alice earned the CPA accreditation in 1976, and over the course of her 40-year career has developed a wealth of tax-related knowledge. She is published on the topic of tax planning for college expenses, and is a recognized expert on intergenerational wealth transfer. She is also the author of numerous articles and textbooks for tax professionals including “101 Tips for Maximizing College Financial Aid” and “Success Strategies for Understanding and Avoiding AMT.”

Alice is the owner of her own CPA practice, Alice Orzechowski CPA, LLC. She is also well-versed in federal and local corporate tax laws, and advises hundreds of clients on corporate tax strategy. In addition, Alice specializes in taxes for individuals, small businesses, and estates and trusts.

Alice and her husband Scott live in the mountains on Caprikorn Farm, where they raise award-winning Saanen dairy goats and make cheese that is distributed to various high-end food stores such as Whole Foods. They currently have over 100 goats, each of which they have named!


Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP

Mark F. Seid, EA, CPA has an active tax practice in Paso Robles, California specializing in small businesses and tax controversy. A National Tax Practice Institute graduate, Mark is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. He has served as an Internal Revenue Agent with the IRS in San Jose and San Luis Obispo, California, a state director for the California Society of Enrolled Agents, and the chair for the society’s Finance and Budget committee. He regularly presents courses to tax professionals on issues affecting small businesses.


Doug Stives, CPA

Douglas (Doug) Stives, CPA, MBA, is a full-time professor of accounting at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, where he started in 2006. Doug was honored as the Outstanding Business Professor of the Year in 2009 and 2016. He graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in 1968 and an MBA in 1969. Doug started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1969 and later joined a small CPA firm that became The Curchin Group, located in Red Bank, New Jersey, where he was a partner for 34 years and continues as a consultant.

In 1989 and 1990, Doug was the youngest president of the New Jersey Society of CPAs. He served the AICPA as a representative to Council, a member of the Tax Division Executive Committee, and chair of several committees. Doug is a frequent speaker for the AICPA and many state CPA societies. He’s been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and other national publications, and he has appeared on CNN, CNBC, PBS, and the three major networks.

Doug remains active with his college fraternity, the Kappa Alpha Society, where he served as national president for several years. He also served on many charity boards and was chairman of the Community YMCA in Red Bank, New Jersey.

 


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