Inland Empire Chapter CSEAPresident - Gloria J Williams, EA, MBA
Welcome to The Inland Empire Chapter of CSEA
The Inland Empire Chapter CSEA endeavors to provide our members with the very best professional environment to further the advancement of your profession. We strive to provide the best in educational opportunities through rousing and interesting monthly dinner meetings and periodical advanced education seminars.
NEXT DINNER MEETING:September 9th Dinner Meeting
Rodney J Couts , EA
Location: Double Tree by Hilton
Dinner: 6:00 to 7:00PM
$47 non-members If registered by 09/04/2015
$50 members after 09/04/15 to 09/09/15
$55 no-members after 09/04/15 to 09/09/15
Basis is one of the most fundamental concepts we rely upon as tax professionals. Basis Bingo is designed to sharpen the participants’ ability to calculate basis by working through various scenarios related to five different topics: S-Corporations; Real Property; Divorce Issues; Gifts; and Partnerships. Each category includes five different scenarios, and the session walks through each scenario followed by the presentation of the answer. The fun is in the audience debating the answer.
The game is played by participants choosing a category and point value from the game board. At the end of the game, add your points from correct answers. Person with the most points wins.
About The Speaker
Basis Bingo is the creation of Rodney J. Couts, EA. Rod is the founder of Seaside Resources, a tax practice in Carlsbad, CA. Rod was admitted to practice before the IRS in 2005, after being a practicing tax professional since 1987. His areas of specialties are small businesses and business planning, real estate, and individuals. He has worked with everything from Fortune 100 companies to college students, and has presented at California Society of Tax Professionals (CSTC) Summer Symposium as well as local chapters of CSEA and CSTC.
Rod is the 2015-2016 president of CSTC’s North San Diego County Chapter. As a writer and speaker, Rod has appeared on television and radio, including CNN’s Moneyline, and has been published in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including Forbes. Rod was honored by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan for his contributions to the Federal Reserve Board’s Leasing Education Program team whose goals included educating consumers on automobile leasing.
Rod is a native of Ohio and graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelors of Science, majoring in accounting. He and his wife, Linda, a Nurse Practitioner, have been married for over 25 years.
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