VSTAP Technology & Annual Conference

Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Monday, May 22
7:30 am - 8:00 am - Registration/Cont. Breakfast
8:00 am - 4:00 pm - Seminar (includes 2 breaks, lunch, and course materials) 
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Local Spirits Tour (optional) - fee
Join us for an evening of fun and local tastings as we board a bioRide shuttle and visit Ardent Brewery, and Buskey Cidery, and Reservoir Distillery. Boxed dinner will be provided on the shuttle plus light hors d'oeuvres and water during the ride. 21+ ONLY PLEASE.
That's 3 tastings, 2 tours, transportation and dinner for $60/person. (Choose the optional add-on field trip during registration.)


Technology (with Bob Jennings)

CPE: 8; Category: Computer Science (5); Taxes (3)
Program Level: Basic; Prerequisites: none
Advanced Preparation: None
Instructional Method: Group Live

Course Description: 
What do you say about a course that has been deemed "the best course I have ever taken?" It goes way beyond the "what-ifs" and actually covers, illustrates and shows how to use the latest tools available to make your office a screamingly efficient profit-machine. Everything we cover is used by Bob in his practice, so you know it works! This year’s topics include in-depth discussion of security with our own IT expert, web portal usage and implementation, the latest technological equipment, e-Signatures for IRS, electronic file cabinets, DropBox as a server, powerful web apps, tablets and return processing. The 2016 manual includes our all-new Security Guide-How to protect your employees, equipment and data as well as our in depth discussion of how to use portals and using DropBox as a server.

Tuesday, May 23
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minding Your Business: 
How to Manage Your Practice from Beginning to End

Do you feel like you're constantly putting out fires at work. Take a step back and get a birds-eye view to ensure your business will succeed today and tomorrow. Whether you're new to the industry and starting your own firm, or close to retirement and looking to transition out of the industry, attend this program and learn what steps to take and what pitfalls to avoid. Attendees will gain both the skill-set and tool-set to set them up for continued success. 5 CEs 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - VSTAP Annual Meeting
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Reception (installation of officers) & Banquet Dinner (included in full registration)**

Wednesday, May 24
8:00 am - 9:50 am - Circular 230 Ethics (2 CEs)
10:00 am - 11:50 am - VA Ethics for CPAs (2 CEs)*
*required annually for all VA-licensed CPAs.
** business/evening attire please

Location

Four Points Sheraton Richmond Airport
Richmond, VA

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