This August and September, the IRS will be hosting various forums and workshops across the country to offer nonprofits education, training and the ability to network.
The IRSNationwide Tax Forums will feature a “full agenda of the latest tax law information, hands-on workshops, networking opportunities and exhibits of the latest products and services for your business needs.” These forums will be held at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans (August 13-15), the Atlanta Marriott Marquis (August 20-22), the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C. (August 27-29) and the San Diego, California’s Town and Country Resort (September 17-19). Continuing Professional Education credits will be eligible attending for agents, accountants and CTEC participants. Visit the IRSNationwide Tax Forum website to register online.
The IRS will also be holding Phone Forums for those who cannot attend the Tax Forums in person. There is limited space so click here to register today. These forums will cover various topics. On August 21, 501(c)(7) social clubs will be discussed. On September 10, the topic will be Exempt Organizations and Employment Taxes. Lastly, on the 18th of September the subject will be “Stay Exempt: A Guide for Charitable Organizations with Changing Leadership.”
Workshops for small to medium sized 501(c)(3) nonprofits will also be available this summer. These workshops will are held by experienced specialists and will “explain the nuts and bolts of what 501(c)(3) entities must do to keep their tax-exempt status and comply with tax obligations.” There will be two workshops in Kentucky, with Highland Heights on August 13 and Lexington on August 15. Northern Californians can attend workshops on the 20th and 21st of August in San Francisco, while Southern Californian nonprofits will have an opportunity to get help in Anaheim from August 28-29. Finally, on September 9, a workshop will be held in St. Paul and there will be one in Minneapolis on the next day. For more information on the event and how to register, visit this link.