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Celebrating 26 years of providing a forum between the

Tax Preparation Industry, the IRS, and other Key Stakeholders.

WELCOME

to CERCA's Fall 2020 Conference

FALL TAX YEAR 2020 AND BEYOND

THE BEAT GOES ON

SPEAKERS

Charles P. Rettig

IRS Commissioner

Erin Collins

National Tax Payer Advocate, IRS

Kenneth Corbin

Commissioner Wage & Investment, IRS

THE LINEUP

Confirmed Speakers & Topics

Wednesday, October 21st CERCA Program (Begins at 1:00 pm EST)

 

 

“Cyber & Information Security: Current & Emerging Threats”

JIM LUDES, Ph.D., Executive Director

Pell Center, Salve Regina University

Keynote Address

THE HONORABLE CHARLES P. RETTIG, IRS Commissioner

“Deep Impact” – The 2020 Election and Beyond

 

MODERATOR:    RUSS SULLIVAN - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

SPEAKERS:          BILL MEIERLING, Chief Marketing Officer & Exec. VP, Ext.

     Relations & Strategic Partnerships, American Legislative

     Exchange Council

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     STEVE RYAN, Partner - McDermott Will & Emery

FEATURED SPEAKER

KEN CORBIN, Commissioner, Wage & Investment, IRS

 

PM Virtual Happy Hour (you are free to move about to the rooms that interest you) 

                                                            

Digital Services Working Group Discussion

CO-CHAIRS:     Jami Gibson, Drake Software

          Calvin Whitehead, TaxHawk

Legislative Services Implementation Working Group Discussion

CO-CHAIRS:     Andy Phillips, H&R Block

 Andrew Oswalt, TaxAct

 

“The Urban Mixologist” -  Bruce “Blue” Rivera

The Urban Mixologist will be presenting both "Mocktails" and "Cocktails"
to make this Fall season.

 

Mixologist will be creating drinks for CERCA registrants at the following times: 
4:05, 4:20, 4:35, and 4:50 PM.

 

 

THURSDAY, October 22st CERCA Program (Begins at 12:00 NOON EST)

 

FEATURED SPEAKER

ERIN COLLINS - The National TaxPayer Advocate

“Dealing with COVID-The IRS CAS Filing Season (Live, Audio)

DIETRA GRANT, Director, Customer Account Services, IRS

 

​“Payroll and Employment Tax Issues in this Unusual COVID-19 Year”

 

MODERATOR:    PETE ISBERG - ADP

 

SPEAKERS:          MELISSA DUCE, Senior Technician Reviewer, Chief Counsel Office, IRS

     

     SYDNEY GERNTEIN, Branch Chief, IRS Office of Chief Counsel,                     Employment Tax Branch 1

     JENINE HALLINGS, Payroll Tax Compliance Manager, Risk
     Management, Paychex, Inc.

     TONY TULLO, Employment Tax Consultant 

“The New 1040x Platform”

JUANITA WUELLER – Submission Processing, IRS

The IRS Enterprise Digitization & Case Management Office

HARRISON SMITH – Co-Director

 

“All Things EIP”

DENISE DAVIS, Director, Return Integrity Verification Program Management, IRS

 

“And the Beat Goes On – Upcoming 2021Tax Season”    

MODERATOR:    CERCA Board Chair Geno Salo

 

The CERCA Board looks ahead to the 2021 Tax Season after a “Most UnusualFiling Season.”

as of

10/20/2020

(subject to change)

Gold Sponsors

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Sponsors

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FALL TAX YEAR 2020 AND BEYOND

THE BEAT GOES ON