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Tax Camp

Nov. 19
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Regional Learning Alliance
Cranberry - Map it

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $285 | Nonmember: $385

CLE Credit Add-On: $50

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Course No.
Experience with individual and business clients
Accepted for CFP® and IRS credits.


Tax practitioners have been hard-pressed to keep up with changes brought about by the FFCRA, CARES Act, CAA 2021, and ARPA. In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law, with a view toward planning considerations. This course is continually updated to reflect enacted legislation.


  • A new supplement discusses major provisions of The Build Back Better Act as introduced by the
    House Ways and Means Committee in September 2021
  • Equity Awards and Compensation
  • ARPA and Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 provisions related to expanded child and
    family tax credits, RRF grants, FFCRA credits, and year-end tax extenders
  • SBA PPP Forgiveness and EIDL loans
  • The CARES Act changes to §163(j), §461(I), and NOL rules
  • Economic Impact Payments and the Recovery Rebate Credit
  • Is the employee vs. independent contractor conundrum about to explode?
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Advanced practice, reporting, and other issues intertwined with advanced planning and discussion ideas
  • The latest issues related to any other late-breaking tax law changes
  • A comprehensive view of Cryptocurrency, including important tax considerations
  • Detailed review of Loss Limitation Rules
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year -- inflation-adjusted
    amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more


Susan Smith, CPA

Susan Smith manages her own firm specializing in tax planning for individuals and business owners and is also a frequent speaker at tax conferences.

Smith spent 14 years as a Senior Manager in the tax departments of Price Waterhouse and Peat Marwick (the predecessor of KPMG). While at Price Waterhouse, she also held the national specialist designation for the real estate and partnership tax practices locally. During her time at Peat Marwick, Smith led the real estate and tax practices locally. She has been an associate adjunct professor at Widener University in the master’s in taxation program. Her ratings have consistently exceeded 4.7 on a scale of 5.0. Also, she recently received the James L. McCoy 2008 Discussion Leader of the Year Award for excellence in teaching.

Smith earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with an accounting concentration, in 1978.

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