Tax Advisors Update featuring Chris Hesse & John Werlhof – Webcast

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Jan 19, 2022

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


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


Recent tax developments and legislative changes affect this season’s return filings and influence the planning landscape. Learn how to handle the latest tax legislation affecting your business and individual clients, including the Consolidated Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. Explore ways to enhance taxpayer cash flow and come away with tax planning strategies for your clients. 

Businesses registering 6 or more receive a discount. Two livestream webcast viewing options available. Click here for more information and to select the appropriate order form:

  • Volume Discount: Individual Viewing Access — Select this viewing option to register multiple individuals from your firm/business to view webcast individually from their own PC/laptop.
  • Group Discount: Group Viewing Access — Provided circumstances surrounding COVID-19 allow for safe gatherings, participants view as a group in a firm/business conference/training room.

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.


At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify valuable tax credits available for your clients
  • Calculate tax basis capital accounts
  • Evaluate risks and opportunities regarding individual deductions

Major Subjects

  • Dissect the final small business taxpayer regulations
  • Analyze examples of partnership tax basis capital account calculations
  • Examine tax provisions from the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and other legislation, including timing of tax-exempt gross receipts from PPP loans and employee retention credit wage payments to related parties
  • Real-world planning tips and illustrations from a practitioner viewpoint
  • Review new and extended tax credits  
  • Learn about the final 1031 regulations
  • Hear developments relating to Sch. A and other individual deductions 
  • Review the most recent guidance for the Qualified Business Income Deduction

Did you know? The OSCPA member rate for CPE courses is extended to all OSCPA members and their employees who are not eligible for OSCPA membership. Members of other state CPA societies are also eligible for member rates.

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Christopher Hesse


Christopher (Chris) W. Hesse, CPA, has more than 35 years of tax experience in public accounting with more than 30 years of speaking and training experience before tax professionals. 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 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 legislative committees on tax policy matters and 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.


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.