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    2019 Napa Valley Special Topics Workshop
    July 15, 16 & 17, 2019
    15 CPE
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    Join NSTP For a Wine Tour
    July 14, 2019
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    Napa Valley Wine Train
    There's something magical about a train ride.
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    Take a Hot Air Baloon Ride
    Napa Valley, Baloons, INC.
    Enjoy a spectacular morning soaring above it all

Special Topics Workshop

15 CPE

Napa Valley, CA

Join us in the legendary, enchanting Napa Valley which is home to award-winning wineries and gourmet food. Arrange your travel plans to arrive early and spend time with your peers on a bus wine tour at 10 am on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Details to be announced soon.

Ethics for the Tax Professional Including Circular 230 Issues
July 15, 2019

Course Description:This course discusses the issues of Ethics and covers Treasury Regulations in Circular 230. Topics to be addressed include rules governing authority to practice, duties and restrictions related to practicing before the IRS, issues regarding fees and solicitation, and standards for tax returns under Circular 230. Also included is a discussion of the requirements of the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). Course encourages class participation of real life challenges.

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will be able to describe the rules in Treasury Regulation Circular 230 that govern practice before the IRS, best practices for tax advisors, identify the standards for preparing tax returns and other documents, and the importance of the PTIN. Participants will also understand that many ethical issues are not always readily solvable without using due diligence and standards of practice.

Instructor: Paul La Monaca, CPA, MST

CPE Program Standards

  • CPE Credits: 2 Ethics
  • Course Level: Basic
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Advance Preparation: None
  • Delivery Method: Group Live

This course is designed for tax preparers, tax professionals, attorneys, CPA’s, EAs.


  • IRS: Ethics
  • NASBA: Regulatory Ethics
  • CTEC: Ethics

Scheduled Times

  • Registration/Continental Breakfast Included: 8:30 AM
  • Session Begins:  9:00 AM
  • Session Concludes:  10:40 AM

Special Topics Workshop

July 15 - 17, 2019






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All 3 Events
July 15 - 17, 2019
$479.00 $579.00 Register Now!
Ethics Session
July 15, 2019
$99.00 $129.00 Register Now!
Special Topics Workshop & Executive Session
July 15 - 17, 2019
$455.00 $539.00 Register Now!

NEW HOTEL LOCATION: Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley

Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley

Enjoy the resort-like setting of Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley. Experience our stylish lobby, restaurant, meeting/event space, and atrium while exploring our seven acres of landscaped grounds. The idyllic surroundings of our Napa Valley hotel include palm trees, rose garden, Chef’s garden and a mill pond with resident swans and year-round pool.

Located in the heart of Napa Valley one mile from historic downtown Napa, CIA at Copia, and Oxbow Public Market, the hotel is the perfect gateway to Napa wineries, dining, shopping, and unique tours.

Wake up to a free made-to-order breakfast and wind down with beverages from the complimentary Evening Reception* in the relaxing Atrium or near a firepit by the mill pond. Enjoy some fresh air with a swim in the outdoor pool or take advantage of the indoor pool and whirlpool. Stay fit in our on-site state-of-the-art fitness center. Explore the grounds, relish a drink in the outdoor courtyard, or rent a bike from the hotel and discover the local Napa area.


Room Rate Cut off Date: June 20, 2019

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Friday, July 12, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Saturday, July 13, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Sunday, July 14, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Monday, July 15, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 rates from 209.00 USD/Night Book A Room »

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Napa Valley, CA Events

July 15 - 17, 2019


Napa Valley Wine Train

There's something magical about a train ride. Add dining on the train at a table set with china and white linens, and the whole idea becomes even more romantic.


Oxbow Public Market

Oxbow Public Market is a hub for great, often locally sourced food. It's conveniently located under one roof, along the river in downtown Napa


St Clair Brown Winery

Urban winery offering small plates such as duck potato salad, paired with wine, in a garden setting.


Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.

From treetops to magnificent panoramic views, enjoy a spectacular morning soaring above it all.


Auberge du Soleil Restaurant

Set a top a hillside overlooking beautiful wine country is hard to beat, pair that with amazing food and you have yourself something truly spectacular.


Chardonnay Golf Club

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play.

Administrative Policies NSTP follows strict administrative policies

Late Registration
  • Registrations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the seminar date.
  • Registrations received after this date will be subject to a $35 late fee.
  • NSTP provides refunds to registrants up to 14 days prior to the date of the course. For those registrants canceling within 14 days prior to the date of the course NSTP will allow attendance at another seminar site. If there are extraordinary circumstances NSTP will allow the participant to attend a future education course. An administrative charge of $25 will be assessed if canceled. For more information regarding refund, cancellation and complaint policies, please contact our offices at 800-367-8130
  • NSTP reserves the right to cancel any program or course for circumstances that are not under direct control of NSTP. If a course or program is canceled, participants will be refunded 100% of their registration fee.
  • Seminar materials and seminar presentations are intended to stimulate thought and discussion and to provide attendees the useful ideas and guidance in the areas of federal taxation and administration. These materials as well as the comments of the instructors do not constitute and should not be treated as tax advice regarding the use of any particular tax procedure, tax planning technique or device or suggestion or any of the tax consequences associated with them.
  • Although the NSTP has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the materials and the seminar presentation, neither the author, the presenter nor the National Society of Tax Professionals assumes any responsibility for any individual's reliance on the written or oral information presented during the presentation. Each attendee should verify independently all statements made in the materials and during the seminar presentation before applying them to a particular fact pattern and should determine independently the tax and other consequences of using any particular device, technique or suggestion before recommending the same to a client or implementing the same on a client's or on his or her own behalf.
Attendance Policy
  • Only paid registrants are able to attend seminars. In consideration of your fellow attendees, guests will need to depart before the session begins. The seminar lunch is for paid registrants only and is included in the registration fee.