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November Newsletter 2017

TSCPA Cental Texas Chapter

November 2017 Newsletter

Do you have an young professional who demonstrates innovation and commitment to the CPA profession?  Nominations are due November 17, 2017.  See the link below for more information.
https://www.tscpa.org/about-tscpa/awards/rising-stars/nominate-a-rising-star

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming CPE

November 16, 2017
Free Nonprofit Training for Nonprofit Staff and Board Members.  For CPAs, this training qualifies for one hour of CPE.  The lunch seminar will be led by JRBT's Diana Ward, CPA; Sam Cates, CPA; and Nancy Livingston, CPA.

RSVP to Gary_Merritt@jrbt.com



December 5, 2017 Free CPE
The Department of Accounting and Business Law at Baylor University is hosting the 2nd Annual Free CPE Conference on December 5th at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.  Earn up to 6 hours of CPE (for free!) by choosing from sessions on a variety of topics: an update on tax reform proposals, implementing the new revenue recognition standard, detecting and avoiding fraud in non-profits and small businesses, tax accounting for natural disasters, cybersecurity, using macros in Excel, best practices in employment law, and more!  (Did we mention it’s free?) 
Save the date and RSVP here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SGX6WZQ
Sessions run from 8 am – 3:30 pm, and you are welcome to participate in as many as sessions as your schedule allows.  A box lunch will be provided.
Please feel free to share the link with your colleagues and others you think may be interested in attending. 

Contact Dr. Gia Chevis at gia_chevis@baylor.edu with any questions.  We hope to see you there!

Save the date - January 16 & 17, 2018 Federal Tax Update for Individuals and Businesses. 


Blaise Bender, J.D., CPA will present the information you need for the 2017 Tax Filing Season.  Registration information will be sent in a separate email.


CPAs Helping Our Community

Upcoming Service Opportunities


Mission Waco is hosting their Annual Toy Store
and Needs Volunteers

Low-income families will have the opportunity to purchase new Christmas toys and gift items for their children, at an 80% discount off the retail price! (Parent is paying only 20% of the cost). Last year’s Toy Store served over 550 families who shopped for more than 1700 children! 320 Volunteers donated 1414 hours to prepare and operate the store!
 

Volunteer to sort and price toys and/or help with the Toy Store Sales

 
Toys are sorted and priced on the following dates:

  • November 15 5-8 pm
  • November 16 3-7 pm
  • November 18 3-7 pm
  • November 27 9 am-7 pm
  • November 28 9 am-8 pm
  • November 29 4-8 pm
  • November 30 9 am-5 pm

Toy Store Dates:

  • December 1 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 2:30-5:30 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm (Shopping concludes at 7 pm, but the store will need to be reset for the next day
  • December 2 7:30-10:30 am, 10:30 am-1:30 pm, 1:30-4:30 pm, 4:30-8 pm (shopping will conclude at 7 pm and the rooms will be straightened up)

The Toy Store is located at 1525 West Ave, Waco, Texas  76707
 
For questions or to sign up for a shift, email Lindsey Skinner at lskinner@pbhcpa.com 

 

December 5, 2017 at the Waco Convention Center


The Feast of Sharing is the culmination of a year‑round commitment H‑E‑B makes to fighting hunger. In addition to a holiday meal you can enjoy music, arts and crafts, and kids activities‑even an appearance by Santa himself.

Where: 100 Washington Ave
Food is served from 4-8 pm with activities for kids.

HEB has asked our group to be there from 3:30-6 pm.  If you can only come at 5 pm, come and join us.  Click the button below to sign-up to be part of our CPA group and we will email you more specific information. 

Sign-up today so that HEB can better coordinate the evening's events!


Pictures from the 2016 Feast of Sharing:

Employment Opportunity

Waco CPA firm seeks tax manager with 6+years of tax preparation experience. See the Chapter's website for more information at http://centex.tscpa.org/employmentopps.asp

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