A monthly breakfast meeting, with CE, is usually held on the third Wednesday of each month except May. The breakfast meetings begin at 7:30 a.m. and are held at the Doubletree Inn Norfolk Airport, 1500 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502. They do not have a breakfast meeting in May, but instead, hold a four-hour seminar on a Saturday in mid-May.
Date: August 16th.
Time: Breakfast starts at 7:30 with the presentation starting at 8:00 am.
Presentation: Tax Fixed Asset Strategies . This presentation covers expensing, capitalization and depreciation treatment for building expenditures. It includes discussions on cost segregation and the tangible property regulations
Speakers: Cathy Harris
Cathy A. Harris, CPA, CCSP, is the National Director of Harbor Tax Group. As a Certified Public Accountant since 1996, and a cost segregation professional since 2000, Cathy has a diverse background in tax, cost segregation, tangible property regulations, and real estate transactions. In early 2014, she brought her specialized skills to Harbor Tax Group and developed a practice focused on real property owners’ needs, including regulation education, assistance with asset retirement, and client-requested more-detailed cost segregation studies at competitive prices.
Cathy has led cost segregation and tangible property regulation training seminars nationwide for CPA groups, attorneys, property owners, and brokers. Her expertise in cost segregation encompasses all for-profit industries including hotels, retail, storage, restaurants, manufacturing and warehouse facilities, health care, auto dealerships, apartments, shipyards, marinas, and all types of office buildings. She is one of the authors of the book, Practical Guide to Cost Segregation (published by Commerce Clearing House) and has authored numerous articles regarding cost segregation. She is a 2009 Women in Business Achievement Award honoree by Inside Business Magazine and a former recipient of Virginia Business magazine’s “Super CPAs” award.
Cathy received her Bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University. She is a certified member of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP), a member of the Virginia Society of CPAs, the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network (CREW) and the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE).
Cathy is a former officer and serves on the board and on the Testing and Technical Standards committees of the ASCSP. She is a committee chair, former officer and delegate for the Hampton Roads chapter of CREW, and she chairs the Membership committee of HRACRE. Cathy also serves on the United Way South Hampton Roads Funding Panel and is a member of Women United. She is Treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee of YWCA South Hampton Roads and also serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity South Hampton Roads and its affiliate, Housing Hampton Roads.
PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATION by August 11th TO ROGER LADD BY:
- Sending an email to email@example.com Please include the name of the people attending the meeting in the email.
- Mailing a check made payable to HRC/VASEA, 4403 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701. On the check, please note the names of the people who are attending.
NOTE: If you choose to send an email, bring your check and pay when you sign in at the meeting, but please contact Roger by the due date to make your reservation so that a breakfast count can be provided to the hotel!
****Anyone who makes a reservation and does not attend or cancel his or her reservation is expected to pay for the meeting. You WILL be billed for it. ****
A $5.00 late fee will be charged on all reservations received after the due date.
REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR PTIN: To receive CPE credit, you must supply your PTIN. Please use your complete name as it appears on your PTIN.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are paying with a company check, please write your full name on the check.
General Chapter Meeting Info:
Effective with the January 2017 meeting, the cost of breakfast and 1 hour of Continuing Education increased to $21.00 for members. The non-member price increased to $26. The cost we are being charged for breakfast has increased.
The cost of the Meal Deal will increase to $105 for six meals. You get six meals for the price of five.
For those of you who may not be familiar with the Meal Deal, it is a “use it or lose it” opportunity for members only. It cannot be shared with or transferred to another member. It does not include the May seminar. Send payment to Roger Ladd at the above address or bring a check to the next meeting.
If you are interested in presenting a tax topic for continuing education credit to the Hampton Roads Chapter, please click here for the “Call for Speakers” form.
CE Credit for VASEA Members:
Receiving CE credit for attending VASEA chapter meetings is a benefit of VASEA membership. All active members and associates in good standing are eligible to receive IRS CE credit through the VASEA office for chapter meetings at no charge.
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