Wilkes University and Northeastern Chapter of PICPA Host 65th Annual Tax Clinic on Nov. 16

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The Wilkes University Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, in partnership with the northeastern chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), will host their annual tax clinic, now in it’s 65th year. The clinic will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, in the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre.

The event is offered as a technical aid for accountants and other professional business advisors to keep abreast of recent developments in tax structure. All participants receive eight hours of continuing professional education credit. The clinic registration fee is $170 and includes lunch. Attendees may register online at wilkes.augusoft.net.

The day begins at 8 a.m. with a welcome by Abel Adekola, dean of the Sidhu School, and Francis K. Eick, CPA, co-chair of the tax clinic committee for the northeastern chapter of PICPA. The schedule also includes:

  • Pennsylvania and local tax updates with William R. Lazor, CPA, Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co. P.C.
  • “Wayfair Decision and Your Clients’ Responsibility” with Edward Kollar, CPA, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Section 199A legislative update and planning with Andrew J. Malone, CPA, MST, RSM US LLP
  • Federal tax update with Nicholas Crocetti, CPA, CBIZ Accounting, Tax and Advisory Services, LLC

The event concludes with a roundtable discussion about 2018 tax reform and planning strategies. Attendees will also be able to view tax exhibits during scheduled breaks.

Proceeds from the event benefit a scholarship fund established by the Northeastern Chapter of PICPA. The partial tuition scholarships are awarded to accounting students entering their senior year, in recognition of high academic endeavor in the study of accounting.


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