Tax Advisors Update featuring Chris Hesse & John Werlhof – Webcast

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Jan 22, 2021

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time


Member Fee: $320.00
Nonmember Fee: $420.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -160.00


There is no substitute for the unique perspective of a CPA active in public accounting. That's why CLA has developed a strategy-packed, eight-hour tax seminar, created by practitioners for practitioners. Our author team includes the top tax professionals from across the firm, bringing practical insights to the latest developments affecting individuals and small businesses. Our instructors are all active tax practitioners and seasoned speakers who have a passion for teaching and sharing their knowledge.

CLE (OR): 7 hours
CFP: 8 hours
PTIN: 8 hours

Designed For

Tax professionals, whether in public practice or industry, who need to be aware of new federal tax legislation, IRS guidance, and recent court decisions.


  • Apply strategies in reaction to new regulatory guidance issued
  • Identify key tax developments from past year 
  • Recognize new tax planning opportunities for individuals and businesses arising from recent tax legislation

Major Subjects

  • Update on regulatory guidance issued following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Review of IRS pronouncements, treasury regulations, and court cases from the past year
  • Real-world planning tips and illustrations from a practitioner viewpoint
  • Hear the important estate and gift, tax exempt, payroll tax, and other federal developments

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email


Christopher Hesse

Chris Hesse, CPA, is a tax principal with over 35 years of tax experience in public accounting with regional and national CPA firms, and over 30 years of speaking and training experience before tax professionals on a variety of update topics. His career has included tax leadership of a 200-person practice, and extensive tax writing and analysis services. He is an author and instructor of Tax Advisors Update and Farm Taxation Update. Chris has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences throughout the country on taxation, agricultural and estate tax topics and is a past chair of the AICPA Ag Conference committee. He has testified before Congressional and legislative committees as well as presenting at IRS and Treasury Department regulation hearings. Chris has been instrumental in federal and state tax law changes, including an Alternative Minimum Tax provision affecting agricultural producers, farm income averaging, and Washington state excise and estate tax issues. Chris is currently serving as the vice-chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee and is a former chair of the AICPA S Corporation Technical Resource Panel.

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John Werlhof

John Werlhof, CPA, Is a tax principal in Roseville, CA and provides tax research and planning services to privately held businesses and their owners. He serves clients in all phases of the business cycle and has deep expertise in business acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and restructurings. He has authored articles which have been published in Corporate Taxation and Construction Accounting and Taxation. Werlhof has experience facilitating tax trainings for a Big 4 and regional CPA firms.