What a tax season it has been! 1095 forms and their corrections, Repair Regulations, 3115’s and winter storms made this one of the most challenging tax seasons in memory. Aren’t you glad that you are a member of NCSA and had a network of colleagues to support you this tax season? It is time to focus on getting back to business as usual, after some needed rest and relaxation. NCSA chapters took a hiatus in February due to the weather except The Central Chapter, kudos to you for getting a meeting in. March activities were back on track and you can read on to see what has been going on at our local chapters.
The Burlington Chapter met on Thursday, March 26th at Kimbers in Gibsonville IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison Eugenia P. Tabon spoke on Identity Theft, a timely topic The Burlington chapter normally meets on the 4th Thursday of each month. For more information about the Burlington chapter contact Jim Holmes at email@example.com
The Cape Fear chapter met on Monday, March 16th at Sammio’s Italian in Fayetteville. NCSA Past President Bill Fischer spoke on the new NC flat tax and other NC Tax Changes. The chapter normally meets the 1st Monday after the 15th each month. For more information contact Merry Arnett at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Central Chapter held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 23rd at Sagebrush Steakhouse. The meeting was a lively roundtable discussion, and included discussion of ACA issues, preparers who depreciate land, and the proper reporting of timber sales, 1099-Q ESA’s and Coverdell’s. The upcoming meeting in April will be part 1 of Technology for Today’s Accountant led by NCSA President Elect Ron Powell. Central Chapter meets on the 4th Monday of each month. For more information contact Kevin Robinson at email@example.com
The Charlotte Chapter met on Thursday, March 26th at their normal meeting place, Captain’s Galley on Independence Blvd (US Hwy 74) in Matthews. NCSA Past President Paul Bumgarner led the discussion on ACA and the new Repair and Capitalization Regulations. For more information contact Louise Pistole at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Eastern Chapter members are busy with tax season but will meet again on Tuesday, April 28th at Parker’s BBQ in Greenville. The Eastern chapter meets on the 4th Tuesday each month. For more information contact Ronald Powell at email@example.com
The Hickory Chapter normally meets the last Monday of each month. For more information contact Susan Dale Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Piedmont Chapter met on Thursday, March 26th at Sagebrush in Kernersville. The meeting was a tax season roundtable discussion. Piedmont Chapter normally meets on the last Thursday of each month. For more information contact Carol Smith at email@example.com
The Raleigh Chapter met on Tuesday, March 24th at Manchesters on Leesville Rd in North Raleigh. The chapter leaders led a roundtable discussion of the members and guests tax season issues. The Raleigh Chapter meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month. For more information contact Stephen Metelits at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sandhills-Sanford Chapter cancelled their January meeting and will not meet again until May. Happy Tax Season to our members. For more information contact Mark Bouchier at email@example.com
The Western Chapter members are busy with tax season and decided to meet again on Tuesday, April 28th with the location and topic to be determined. For more information contact John McKinney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wilmington Chapter members are busy with tax season and will not meet again until April. Please check your email inbox for information or email Marie Izzo or Louise Pistole for updates. Contact Chapter President Marie Izzo for more information at email@example.com
We cannot compile this report without your information. If you have news of your chapter or its members including photos or interesting things that happened at your chapter meeting please email James Upton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (336) 873-7690.