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OSCPA is your one-stop shop for relevant CPE to meet your education requirements and enhance your knowledge and professional expertise. Check this space often for timely featured CPE, as well as OSCPA events and activities.

Winter Conferences

Register now for these upcoming conferences! 

State and Local Tax Conference

  • January 4, 2019 / Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland – #10216
  • January 4, 2019 / Webcast – #W30212

2018 Tax Advisors Update featuring Chris Hesse

  • January 7, 2019 / Oregon Convention Center, Portland – #10218
  • January 7, 2019 / Webcast – #W30211
  • January 8, 2019 / Hilton Eugene & Conference Center, Eugene – #10219

Emerging Professionals Conference

January 9, 2019 / OSCPA Center, Beaverton

Winter Governmental Auditing & Accounting Conference

  • January 28, 2019 / Holiday Inn Portland South, Wilsonville – #10217
  • January 28, 2019 / Webcast – #W32139

Tax ReformTax reform / TCJA / Section 199A 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is tax reform that is affecting nearly every individual and business. It is critical for finance and accounting professionals to understand the new law.

NEW! Section 199A training available now!

The IRS recently issued proposed regulations for the TCJA Section 199A provision that allows many owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships, trusts, and S Corporations to deduct 20% of their qualified business income.

Now, several new CPE courses are available to bring you up to speed on Section 199A for the upcoming filing season.

Update on Section 199A: What We Now Know in Light of NEW IRS Guidance (4 hours) – Webcast/Webinar

  • December 20, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Additional dates/times available through December 2018 

The IRS has just released almost 200 pages of regulations designed to provide much needed computational, definitional, and anti-avoidance guidance regarding the application of Section 199A. It is critical that tax practitioners understand the details of this provision now, so that their clients can take advantage of the enormous planning opportunities it offers. This 4-hour course provides the comprehensive coverage necessary to understand this complex guidance.

Understanding Section 199A: Business Income Deduction (4 hours) – Webcast/Webinar 

  • December 17, 2018 | 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Additional dates/times available through December 2018 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has made it so individuals, estates, and trusts may now deduct up to 20% of their qualified business income from sole proprietorships and pass-through entities. Join us to gain insight into the complexity of Section 199A and to advise your clients so that they can benefit from this deduction fully.


New Webcasts

Check out these upcoming webcasts focusing on tax reform:

The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent

  • December 14, 2018
  • December 16, 2018

After Tax Reform: Capitalization, Depreciation, and Disposition (2 hours)

  • January 3, 2019
  • February 14, 2019

After Tax Reform: The Flow Through Entities Deduction (2 hours)

  • December 28, 2018
  • January 7, 2019

§199A Pass-Through Deduction - Under the August 8, 2018 Proposed Regs (3 hours)

  • December 21, 2018

Revising Your Estate Plan due to Tax Reform

  • December 20, 2018
  • December 29, 2018

After Tax Reform: Individual Tax Update and Recent Developments (2 hours)

  • December 27, 2018
  • January 9, 2019

Professional Conduct & EthicsEthics Brochure 2018 

According to Oregon Board of Accounting OAR 801-040-0010 (2) and (3):

  • All active permit licensees must take four hours of Professional Conduct & Ethics training every two years. 
  • New licensees in their first two-year reporting period are required to take an Oregon Board of Accountancy (BOA) registered sponsor’s ethics course covering specific topics. 
  • All other active permit licensees may take a general course that meets the CPE requirements.


For existing active permit licensees and new licensees in their first two-year reporting period:

Professional Conduct & Ethics - AICPA and Oregon Board CPA Regulatory Update (4 hours - morning)
January 25, 2019 / OSCPA Center, Beaverton

Oregon Ethics New Developments
(4 hours - morning)
Multiple dates - in-person & webcasts

For existing active permit licensees only:

Ethics for CPAs: High Sensitivity Advanced Issues, Conflicts of Interest, Independence, Confidentiality, Fiduciary Duty & Tax Engagements (4 hours - afternoon)
January 25, 2019 / OSCPA Center, Beaverton

Tax Updates: eLearning Options

Upcoming webcasts, including annual federal tax updates, will help you prepare for tax season and get up-to-speed on the major changes of tax reform. With multiple course offerings, find the course that fits your schedule!

Best Individual Income Tax Update

  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Webcast
  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Download

Best S Corporation, Limited Liability, and Partnership Update

  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Webcast
  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Download

Best Federal Tax Update

  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Webcast
  • Self-Study/On-Demand – Download


Need to get your Yellow Book CPE?

YELLOW BOOK: Qualifies for Yellow Book CPE based on your unique audited entity.

Yellow Book Standards for CPAs in Public Practice (2 hours)

  • December 17, 2018
  • February 15, 2019

The Yellow Book: From Beginning to End

  • December 26, 2018

Minimum Standards for Audits of Oregon Municipal Corporations / Oregon Local Budget Law

  • January 22, 2019 / OSCPA Center, Beaverton
  • January 22, 2019 / Webcast

Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards and Audits of Federal Programs & Related Compliance (Uniform Guidance Formerly A-133)
January 23, 2019 / OSCPA Center, Beaverton

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