Q&A with Rich Furlong & Federal Tax Update with CPA Panel

February 6, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring Mill Manor
171 Jacksonville Road
Ivyland, PA 18974
Member - $55.00 - - - NonMember - $75.00

Greater Philadelphia Chapter 4th Annual Breakfast Q&A with Richard Furlong, IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, and Federal Tax Update with CPA Panel.



    Join the Greater Philadelphia Federal Tax Committee for a program featuring IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Richard Furlong, and an expert panel of tax practitioners.


  • Richard Furlong will discuss changes tax practitioners can expect from the IRS for the 2014 tax season and the IRS’ perspective on “hot topics.” Before the Q&A, Richard will cover late breaking developments, current federal issues and initiatives, new IRS resources, online tools, etc.

    • Updates to e-services
    • Practitioners Priority Service and Centralized Authorization File (CAF)
    • New “get transcript service”
    • Trends in IRS-practitioner relations
  • Furlong will be assisted during the Q&A section by a panel of CPA’s from our Greater Philadelphia Chapter Federal Tax Committee. The CPA panel will provide a one-hour update to federal topics like ACA, Repair regulations, IRC Sec. 7216 changes, Circular 230, and PA changes (Acts 52 & 71).


  • Schedule:

    • 7:15 a.m. – Registration
    • 7:30 a.m. – Networking and hot breakfast buffet
    • 7:45 a.m. – Rep. Petri speaks about PA changes
    • 8:00 a.m. – Local Tax Update/Philadelphia Super Credit Q&A
    • 8:15 a.m. – Healthcare Update
    • 8:30 a.m. – Pennsylvania Tax Update
    • 9:00 a.m. – Section 7216, Circular 230, and Comfort & Engagement Letters
    • 9:30 a.m. – IRS Update
    • 10:30 a.m. – IRS Q&A
    • 12:00 p.m. – Adjournment
  • A special thank you to our sponsors, Monument Bank , ADP, Bookminders, and Optimum Strategies.
  • This course qualifies for 3 substantive CLE credits.
  • Directions: Be sure to put Warminsternot Ivyland into your GPS. Some GPS devices may not have correct address so use the directions below:

    • FROM I-95 (North): Exit at Street Road (#132). Head (West) for 10 mi. to Jacksonville Road (#332) turn right and proceed 1.7 mi. to Spring Mill Manor on the left, (DO NOT TURN right into Spring Mill Country Club which is 1.5 mi on the right). The PICPA event is at Spring Mill Manor NOT Spring Mill Country Club.
    • FROM TURNPIKE: Take Exit 343-Willow Grove (North). At the first light take a sharp right onto Mill Street. At the first light take a left onto York Road (#263 North). Follow to Street Road (#132) and take a right. Follow to Jacksonville Road (#332) turn left and follow for 1.7 mi. Spring Mill Manor is on the left.
    • FROM WESTERN SUBURBS: Take the Blue Route (#476 North) toward Plymouth Meeting. Stay to the left and follow signs to Philadelphia-Turnpike and East to get onto the Turnpike. Take Exit 343-Willow Grove (North) and follow directions “FROM TURNPIKE”
    • FROM NEW YORK & NORTH JERSEY: Take NJ Turnpike (South) to Exit 6. Follow PA Turnpike to Exit 351. Follow Route 1 (South) to Street Road (#132 West). Follow Street Road for 10 mi. to Jacksonville Road (#332) turn right and proceed 1.7 mi. to Spring Mill Manor on the left.
    • FROM SOUTH JERSEY: Atlantic City Area-Take A.C. Expressway (North) to Walt Whitman Bridge. Take I-95 (North) and follow directions “FROM I-95”).
  • Questions: Please forward any questions you want incorporated into the program to
  • Free book: CCH’s “Top Federal Tax Issues & CPE Course” to first 165 attendees courtesy of CBIZ