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2-Day Live Tax Seminar



Since 1973, Auburn University has provided quality continuing education for enrolled agents, certified public accountants, public accountants, certified financial planners, tax practitioners, and attorneys.

Due to COVID-19, Auburn University Accounting and Tax Training Institute will offer live tax seminars with limited seating and social distancing guidelines. Masks are required unless the state mandate is updated by class time. We will monitor the CDC and state requirements.

  • EARLY BIRD FEE ends October 15 for all live sites.
  • Limited seating utilizing social distancing guidelines.
  • No hardcover edition of the 2021 National Income Tax Workbooks will be distributed for live tax seminars. Our office will send each registrant a link to download a virtual copy of the book. You may download to your computer, laptop, or print for the seminar.
  • If you want a hardcover 2021 National Income Tax Workbook edition shipped directly to you prior to the start of the seminar, you may purchase for $45 fee. This hardcover book purchase must be made two weeks prior to the start of the live seminar to allow time for shipment. We cannot guarantee it will arrive in time if purchased less than two weeks from the start of the seminar.
  • No buffet style food service will be allowed.
  • Beverage service only all day to include coffee, bottled water, hot tea, and soda.
  • Table linens will be changed for each day and all bathrooms and surfaces will be cleaned daily.
  • We are also offering online options for 2021. We are working closely with our instructors to design high-quality live seminars and online learning courses that adhere to the accreditation criteria for all tax professionals.
2021 National Income Tax Workbook Cover
This course is designed for:
  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
  • Enrolled Agents (EA)
  • Certified Financial Planners (CFP)
  • Public Accountants (PA)
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Annual Filing Season Program practitioners (AFSP)
  • Attorneys
This course offers:
  • Lectures on new and current tax laws plus special topics for tax professionals with at least several years of experience as a professional tax preparer and an understanding of tax rules and regulations associated with individual and business tax returns
  • This course fulfills the continuing education requirements for all tax professionals including Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Enrolled Agents (EA), Public Accountants (PA), Certified Financial Planners (CFP), Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) practitioners, and attorneys (CLE). All live courses qualify for taxation 14 CPE and (regulatory ethics 2 CPE) or for attorneys - 13.3 CLE including 1.7 hours of Ethics when applicable.
  • Practical information for your tax practice.
  • The National Income Tax Workbook will be distributed virtually in 2021 for live seminar registrants. This 700-page tax workbook offers tax professionals current information needed to prepare individual and small business income tax returns. The book is annually updated to incorporate the most current tax laws and appropriate guidance. The online access includes complete text from the 2021 book. This publication is used as the course tax workbook at all Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation tax seminars throughout the United States. This virtual book is only available to registrants of the seminar. Hardcover editions will be sold for $45 (see REGISTRATION TAB) to be shipped directly to registrants.
Live Tax Seminar Accreditation

These seminars have been approved for the following continuing education credits:

  • Field of Study(NASBA) for CPAs: Taxes - 14 CPE and (regulatory ethics - 2 CPE) = 16 CPE
  • IRS Categories: Federal Update (3); Federal Tax (11); Regulatory Ethics (2)
  • CFP: General Session credits (14 CPE)
  • CLE: Taxation (13.3); Ethics (1.7)
Objectives & Prerequisites
  1. Course objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
    • Apply specific concepts and strategies covered in the seminar while preparing tax returns, and
    • Advise clients about planning strategies applicable to their situations.
  2. Prerequisites:
    • Prerequisites: At least several years of experience as a professional tax preparer and an understanding of tax rules and regulations associated with individual and business tax returns.
    • Advanced Preparation: None required
    • NASBA Program Level: Overview
    • Delivery Method: Group-Live
Certificates of Attendance

Certificates will be distributed on site upon completion of the program.

All complaints should be referred directly to Claire Twardy, Tax Seminar Program Developer, Auburn University Accounting & Tax Training Institute (334-844-5100) opce@auburn.edu or to Hope Stockton, Director, (334-844-5101) Auburn University, Office of Professional & Continuing Education, 301 O.D. Smith Hall, Auburn, AL, 36849-5608 or email Hope Stockton at stockhg@auburn.edu.

  • Registration fees: Registration fees differ based on course location. Please see individual session location tabs for fees.
  • On-site registration: On-site registration only possible on a space available basis. Please phone 334.844.5100 to determine space availability.

Refund Policy
  • Written notice within 10 days of the start of the seminar a full refund will be issued less a $50.00 administrative fee;
  • Requests to transfer to another scheduled live seminar, if seating permits, for an additional $25 fee;
  • NO REFUNDS will be issued after the start of a scheduled seminar.

For more information about cancellations or transfers, please email us at taxinst@auburn.edu or call 334-844-5100.

Session Location: Alabama

Tax Professional Seminar: Alabama

Session Dates: NEW! Deadline for Early Bird fee ends October 15 at midnight!
2021 Date City Location Early Bird Fee Register Online
Nov. 2-3 Huntsville The Jackson Center $260 Register
Nov. 4-5 Decatur Doubletree Decatur $260 Register
Nov. 16-17 Gadsden Venue at Coosa Landing $260 Register
Nov. 17-18 Montgomery AUM Taylor Center $260 Register
Nov. 18-19 Mobile Mobile Convention Center $260 Register
Nov. 29-30 Auburn AU Hotel and Conference Center $260 Register
Dec. 1-2 Dothan Sterling Event Center $260 Register
Dec. 7-8 Pelham Pelham Civic Center $260 Register
Dec. 9-10 Birmingham Hyatt Regency/Galleria $260 Register

Optional Materials

Session Location: Arkansas

Tax Professional Seminar: Arkansas

Session Dates: NEW! Deadline for Early Bird fee ends October 15 at midnight!
2021 Date City Location Early Bird Fee Register Online
Oct. 25-26 Fayetteville Fayetteville Town Center $285 Register
Oct. 27-28 Little Rock University of Arkansas/Little Rock - Donaghey Student Center $285 Register

Optional Materials

Session Location: Georgia

Tax Professional Seminar: Georgia

Session Dates: NEW! Deadline for Early Bird fee ends October 15 at midnight!
2021 Date City Location Early Bird Fee Register Online
Nov. 22-23 Atlanta Cobb Galleria Centre $300 Register
Nov. 22-23 Peachtree City Peachtree City Hotel & Conference Center $300 Register

Optional Materials

Session Location: Mississippi

Tax Professional Seminar: Mississippi

In partnership with the Mississippi State University Adkerson School of Accountancy.

Session Dates: NEW! Deadline for Early Bird fee ends October 15 at midnight!
2021 Date City Location Early Bird Fee Register Online
Nov. 9-10 Oxford Oxford Conference Ctr $300 Register
Nov. 10-11 Jackson Embassy Suites Jackson - North Ridgeland $300 Register
Nov. 11-12 Hattiesburg University of Southern Mississippi- Trent Lott Center $300 Register

Optional Materials

2021 Tax Seminar In-Person Site Date Instructor
October 25-26/ Fayetteville, AR October 25, 2021 Chris Bird
Fayetteville Town Center October 26, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
  October 26, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
October 27-28/ Little Rock, AR October 27, 2021 Chris Bird
UALR Donaghey Center October 28, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
  October 28, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
November 2-3/ Huntsville, AL November 2, 2021 Kelly Myers (AM)
Jackson Center November 2, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
  November 3, 2021 Chris Bird
November 4-5/ Decatur, AL November 4, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Decatur DoubleTree Hotel November 4, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
NEW LOCATION! November 5, 2021 Joel Jones
November 9-10/ Oxford, MS November 9, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Oxford Conference Center November 9, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 10, 2021 Joel Jones
November 10-11/ Jackson, MS November 10, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Embassy Suites North Ridgeland November 10, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 11, 2021 Joel Jones
November 11-12/ Hattiesburg, MS November 11, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
University of Southern Miss November 11, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
Trent Lott Center November 12, 2021 Joel Jones
November 16-17/ Gadsden, AL November 16, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Venue at Coosa Landing November 16, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 17, 2021 Chris Bird
November 17-18/ Montgomery, AL November 17, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
AUM Taylor November 17, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 18, 2021 Chris Bird
November 18-19/ Mobile, AL November 18, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Mobile Convention Center November 18, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 19, 2021 Chris Bird
November 22-23/ Atlanta, GA November 22, 2021 Chris Bird
Cobb Galleria Center November 23, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Thanksgiving Week November 23, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
November 22-23/ Peachtree City, GA November 22, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Peachtree City Hotel & CC November 22, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
Thanksgiving Week - NEW Location November 23, 2021 Chris Bird
November 29-30/ Auburn, AL November 29, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Auburn Hotel and Conference Ctr November 29, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  November 30, 2021 Joel Jones
December 1-2/ Dothan, AL December 1, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Event Center at Wiregrass Rehab December 1, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  December 2, 2021 Joel Jones
December 7-8/ Birmingham, AL December 7, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
Pelham Civic Center December 7, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)
  December 8, 2021 Chris Bird
December 9-10/ Birmingham, AL December 9, 2021 Chris Bird
Hyatt Regency/Galleria December 10, 2021 Michael Ferguson (AM)
NEW LOCATION! December 10, 2021 Kelly Myers (PM)

Last Updated: September 1, 2021