West Michigan Tax Symposium

school Credits

  • Up to: 1.00 credits - Ethics
  • Up to: 8.00 credits - Other

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Early Bird Ethics: Michigan Specific Ethics 2019-21 Edition

Changes to CPE, licensure expiration and more. We guide you on a deep dive into Michigan’s accountancy law and administrative rules to help you steer clear of any violations. Explore case studies and ask the experts your questions about licensure and compliance with Michigan’s accountancy act.

Michigan Specific Ethics



About This Course


Ramifications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act continue to reach into the current year and beyond as final Section 199A regulations were issued and states absorb the regulation in their own ways. The conference features a keynote presentation on this very topic and take a 360 degree look at the results in preparation for the coming season.

  • Find the right fit with choice of entity decisions after TCJA.
  • Michigan’s property tax rate ranks 11th in the nation, keep up with new regulations.
  • Determine the effects of Wayfair on e-commerce.

For more information view the conference flyer here.

This Course Is Recommended For

Tax professionals seeking the latest tax updates.



  • 07:00 AM - Early Bird Michigan Specific Ethics Registration & Refreshments
  • 07:30 AM - Early Bird Michigan Specific Ethics Begins
  • 08:00 AM - Conference Registration & Refreshments
  • 08:30 AM - Conference Begins with Keynote Presentation - 199A Final Regulations
  • 09:30 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 11:30 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 12:20 PM - Group Luncheon
  • 01:10 PM - After-Luncheon Keynote Presentation - Shaping Michigan’s Future: A Treasury Update
  • 02:10 PM - Breakout Sessions
  • 03:10 PM - Breakout Sessions
  • 04:10 PM - Breakout Sessions
  • 05:00 PM - Conference Adjourns


Section 199A, The Final Score (CFP & EA credit pending approval)
We’ve come a long way since the earliest known tax 4500 years ago, take the Section 199A final regulations instituted this year. The provision allows a qualified taxpayer to deduct up to 20% of its QBI and the planning opportunities are only beginning to unfold. Assess the impacts of the final regulations and look forward as we tally up the final score.
Susan Smith,CPA Consultant, Owner, Nationally Recognized Lecturer, Voorhees, NJ

Shaping Michigan’s Future: A Treasury Update
Unveil the Treasury’s plans to transform Michigan into a home for opportunity. Discover outreach initiatives including MTO Updates and Revenue Administrative Bulletin Public Comment Periods, to starting the financial literacy conversation in statewide forums. Finally, leave this session with a comprehensive look at 2020 tax changes resulting from recent legislation.
Glenn R. WhiteDeputy Treasurer, State of Michigan Department of Treasury

A special thank you to the West Michigan Tax Symposium Task Force that helped plan this event. For more information on the task force, or to request to join, please click here.

Additional Information

Overnight Accommodations:
Overnight accommodations are available at the Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown on 11 Monroe Ave. NW, and can be made by calling 616.242.6000. When registering, please identify yourself as a MICPA registrant to receive the special rate. Please make your reservation early. The facility may release the room rate 3-4 weeks before the program. Rates cannot be guaranteed after this time.

Some sessions may qualify for CFP and/or EA credit (pending approval)

Electronic materials are available approximately 48 hours prior to the event, and can be downloaded on the My Registration page.

Program Attire:
For your comfort, casual attire is welcome. We recommend using the “layered method” to give you flexibility to adjust to the room temperature.

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