Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks 
200 Sable Oaks Drive
South Portland, ME 04106

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Monday, December 5, 2022 at 8:30 AM EST
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST

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Special room rates:

$119 per night available until November 11 (limited capacity).

Mention "MAPA Room Block" to receive discount pricing. 


Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks


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Nancy Gerber 
Maine Association of Professional Accountants 

Maine Association of Professional Accountants

 December 2022 Gear Up Seminars


We are hosting two days of live in person seminars at the Portland Sheraton Sable Oaks on December 5 & 6, 2022.

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. The seminars begin at 8:30am and end at 5:00pm both days.  Registration begins at 7:30am, and breakfast begins at 7:15am.

Please note: If you are ordering a book, I need to place the order by Friday, November 11.  If ordering after that date, they assess a surcharge of $15 and do not guarantee timely delivery.  PDF copies are provided free of charge.

These seminars will be held regardless of weather conditions.  We are unable to issue refunds due to inclement weather, so please check the weather forecasts and plan your travel needs accordingly.

MAPA membership ($80 for Active members) saves $70 on this two-day seminar and will provide savings on our June 2023 programming.  Applications are available on our website, or by clicking on this link.

MAPA Application 

Monday, December 5, 2022

Gear Up Business Entities Tax Update

Brian E. Eisenmenger, CPA, MST     8 hours CPE (CPA & IRS CE)

The Gear Up business entities seminar is designed by tax practitioners for tax
practitioners to help busy tax and accounting professionals stay current. It is the
most comprehensive update and review of tax and economic issues facings small
businesses. Coverage includes recent legislation, case law developments, and
relevant notices, announcements, revenue rulings and procedures.

 Topics of discussion:

  • Review of all significant Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provisions
  • Understanding the required Schedules K-2/K-3- comprehensive example included
  • The remote workplace and protecting your data
  • Tax credits – Are you and your clients missing opportunities?
  • New 1099 filing and e-filing requirements
  • Understanding real estate and related cost recovery
  • Proposed SECURE Act 2.0 changes and the impact of SECURE Act 1.0
  • Small business NEXUS Issues
  • Understanding Form 7203
  • What happens as the IRS rebuilds its workforce?
  • Payroll concerns in the light of ABC
  • Nine vital steps of corporation (LLC) formation
  • Other timely topics and developments

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Gear Up Federal Tax Update

Laurie A. Stillwell, CPA             8 hours CPE (CPA & IRS CE)

Get the absolute latest breaking tax developments! Written and taught by practitioners, this full day webinar gives you the latest developments and features full coverage of new federal taxation legislation, IRS pronouncements, and judicial decisions issued during the past 12 to 18 months. Participants will learn techniques and tax planning ideas on reducing taxes through effective planning and receive the most current updates on key tax issues affecting their clients. Attend this tax update and come away with real-world solutions to real-world problems.

Topics include:

  • Key federal tax provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
  • Expansion of information reporting affecting digital assets enacted in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
  • Proposed regulations under SECURE Act 1.0 and a look ahead to the proposed provisions of SECURE Act 2.0
  • Impact of Schedules K-2 and K-3 on domestic pass-through entities
  • Tax planning strategies for individuals and businesses
  • Tax developments affecting business entities including C corporations, Scorporations, partnerships, and LLCs
  • Tax developments impacting individual taxpayers



Upcoming Event:

June 2023

 Two days of seminars and the MAPA Annual Meeting

in person at the Nonantum Resort

Kennebunkport, Maine

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