Coming Events

Your Chapter has a number of upcoming events. Some of these are still in the planning stage, but we wanted to give you an opportunity to get them on your calendar sooner, rather than later.

Regional Networking

Topics at our networking meetings range far and wide which makes these get togethers so interesting. So, bring your questions, comments and tax stories to one of our meetings and enjoy getting to network with other tax professionals. Remember to bring your business cards. All meals/drinks are on your nickel.  Open to all.

 North Pinellas

The North Pinellas Regional Networking group will meet on Thursday October 24th at 6PM at Beef O’ Brady’s 8568 Gunn Hwy, Odessa, FL 33556. Contact Doris at to let her know you are coming.

Port Richey

Bibi’s Port Richey Networking meeting will be October 22, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Pam’s Restaurant, 6602 Ridge Rd, Port Richey. John Stancil will be with us and discuss Church and Clergy taxes, so bring your questions about this often-misunderstood area of taxation. Please let us know that you are coming.

Pompano Beach

Ken Dowdell will be hosting a Regional Networking Meeting at 6:30 on November 6th at La Veranda, 2121 E Atlantic Blvd, in Pompano Beach. This is a new location for a networking meeting, so come on out and meet, eat, and discuss. Topics will include a discussion of maximizing Social Security benefits. We will also discuss maximizing the benefits of today’s lower income tax rates. Current rates are slated to revert to the pre 2018 level in 2026 and could increase in 2021 depending on the outcome of the National Elections. Finally, we will discuss minimizing future gift and estate taxes.


Sandi is planning ahead. The Daytona group will have its Christmas meeting on December 19, 2019 at 6pm at Zappi’s Italian Garden restaurant, 128 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Let her know you are coming by emailing her at

January Seminars

This year we are offering two identical January seminars. The first will be in Daytona Beach on January 3, 2020 at Daytona State College.  The second will be at the Clarion Inn and Suites in Clearwater on January 6, 2020. The Clarion is offering a special room rate of $62 a night (normally $99). The rate is good for three days prior to and three days after the workshop, so make it a vacation. Details on speakers, topics, and exact times will be provided at a future date.

Annual Meeting

Once again, the annual meeting will be at The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach. Dates are May 14-15, 2020. Details will be forthcoming. Details are being worked out on the speaker and topics for this meeting. There will be an election for positions on the Board.

2020 Cruise on Holland America

Our 2020 cruise is scheduled on the “Eurodam” November 15-22, 2020. The cruise departs from Ft. Lauderdale and visits Half Moon Cay; Ocha Rios, Jamaica;  Grand Cayman; and Cozumel. Once again, two cruise days will be devoted to education. Plan for your “CPE’s on the High Seas.”