IRS Tax Workshop
September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015 - September 10, 2015
The workshop registration fee is $50 per person ($25 for faculty and students of academic institutions). Online registration will remain open up to one week prior to the event, or until all spaces are filled. A continental breakfast will be provided.
This full-day workshop is approved by the IRS for six (6) continuing education (CE) credits for Enrolled Agents.
Teachers College, Columbia University will host a tax workshop for small and medium-sized nonprofits on Thursday, September 10, 2015.
IRS Exempt Organizations will offer a one-day workshop for small and medium-sized 501(c)(3) organizations at Teachers College, Columbia University in an effort to help develop the nonprofit leaders of tomorrow. This popular workshop, presented by experienced IRS Exempt Organizations specialists, will explain the nuts and bolts of what 501(c)(3) entities must do to keep their tax-exempt status and comply with tax obligations.
This introductory workshop is designed for organization administrators, enrolled agents, volunteers who are responsible for tax compliance, the faculty and students of academic institutions, and nonprofit practitioners.
The workshop will be led by experienced IRS exempt-organization specialists, and is designed to offer the nuts and bolts of tax compliance for small and medium-sized 501(c)(3) organizations.
Topics covered will include:
- Benefits and responsibilities of tax-exempt status
- Unrelated business income
- Employment classifications and requirements
- Overview of Form 990 series
- Required disclosures
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue and is accessible by various modes of transportation.
525 West 120th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
New York, NY 10027
- Small and medium-sized 501(c)(3) organization administrators
- CPAs, accounting professionals, enrolled agents, and bookkeepers
- Volunteers who are responsible for tax compliance
- Attorneys who work with small and medium-sized nonprofits
- Staff of new or emerging nonprofits
- Faculty and students of academic institutions, and nonprofit practitioners.
Richard has worked for the Exempt Organizations office of the IRS since 1994. For the first seven years of his career, he conducted audits as a Revenue Agent. He examined all types of tax-exempt organizations, from small all-volunteer clubs to large, multifaceted organizations employing thousands of people.
Prior to his service with the IRS, Richard worked for three years as Program Coordinator and four years as Deputy Director of the Virginia Commission for the Arts, an agency of Virginia state government. He has also held positions with non-profit organizations in Nebraska and Texas.
Richard graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a Bachelor of Music Education, and earned his Master of Arts in Business from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has a Certificate in Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Rhona Foster, CPA
Rhona joined the IRS as an Exempt Organization Revenue Agent in 2009 and conducts audits of a variety of exempt organizations. Her professional experience includes many years as a Tax Manager in a Public Accounting firm, prior IRS experience as a Revenue Agent in the former General Program unit and as a Special Agent in the Criminal Investigation Division.
Rhona graduated from Towson University in Baltimore, MD earning a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.