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    From Tax Preparer to Personal Financial Planner
    Many CPA financial planners add financial planning services to their tax practices because their clients ask questions that go beyond taxes to include aspects of estate, retirement, investment, and risk management planning. Register now for all or portions of this webcast series, beginning May 21st to assist you in moving from tax return preparer to taking an integrated approach in the delivery of financial planning services to ensure all of your clients’ needs are met. PFP/PFS members receive discounted CPE on the live series with access to instructors and free access to the archives in the learning library without CPE.
    Advanced PFP Conference Video/Audio Recordings and Materials
    Video and audio recordings, as well as presentation materials from the 2015 Advanced PFP Conference, are now available. Registered conference attendees have complimentary access when they log in to the site, while others can create an account to purchase recordings and presentation materials.
    Planning after ATRA and the Net Investment Income Tax Toolkit
    ATRA and NIIT have added more complexity to planning given that you now have to navigate through a multi-layer tax system in conjunction with running multi-year scenarios to gain a clear picture of the tax landscape in order to advise your clients on virtually all of their personal financial planning decisions.

    This new program is aimed to recognize CPAs age 40 or younger in personal financial planning who exhibit exemplary professional achievement. Partners or managers can nominate these visionary leaders or applicants can self-nominate with an accompanying letter of recommendation.

    The course is based on the comprehensive outline of topics covered on the PFS credential exam, so participants will receive from a broad understanding of how these topics interact with one another.

    PFP/PFS members receive 4 complimentary CPE-accredited PFP Section-sponsored webcasts on an annual basis. Visit the PFP webcast calendar to view these events and how to redeem your complimentary credits. Note that recordings and presentations materials from all PFP Section-sponsored webcasts are posted to our learning library after the live event. Viewing these archived recordings does not qualify for CPE.

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