Posted November 2, 2011
The 53nd conference of the Idaho State Tax Institute will be held Nov. 3-4 at the Pocatello Clarion Inn and features the address "Legislative Tax Outlook" at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 4 by Brent Hill, President Pro Tem of the Idaho State Senate.
Concurrently with tax conference, the first ISU Government Accounting Seminar will be held on Friday, Nov. 4. Accountants and attorneys from throughout Idaho are invited to attend these events. The Idaho State Tax Institute sessions begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3.
Thursday sessions include: "Federal Tax Update: Statutes, Cases, Regulations and Rulings" and "Ethical Considerations of the Tax Practitioner."
The Friday, Nov. 4, sessions, preceded by a breakfast, run from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Those sessions include "A Potpourri of Partnership Tax Issues," "Family Business Planning," "Recent State Tax Developments" and Hill's presentation.
Registration fees are $225 for the Idaho State Tax Institute. Registrations will be accepted on-site after the conference begins. The Institute is sponsored by the Idaho State University College of Business, the Idaho State Bar Section of Taxation, Probate and Trust Law, and the Idaho State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
The Governmental Accounting Seminar, sponsored by the ISU College of Business and ISU Beta Alpha Psi, runs from 8:15 a.m. to 4:35 p.m. on Nov. 4. Presentations include "GASB Update," "Fraud in Local Governments," "Legislative Tax Outlook" (with Tax institute), "Federal Audit Update" and "Work Paper Documentation."
Registration fees for the Government Accounting Seminar are $130. Attendees of the accounting seminar can attend the Thursday Tax Institute sessions for an additional $70.
CPE and CLE continuing education credits are available for attending these events.
More information on the conference, including registration forms, is available at or by calling Beverly Shappart at (208) 282-3585.