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2019 Becker Tax Conference

Becker is proud to present our third annual Tax Conference. We have invited some of our most engaging and highly-rated speakers to join us again this year.

We are committed to providing an outstanding learning experience where our speakers conduct lively, interactive sessions focused on the most up-to-date tax law information. With insight from these tax experts, over 2.5 days (20 CPE credits), we are confident the tax conference will arm you with the knowledge you need to effectively serve your clients.


This year’s tax conference will be held at the beautiful Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Becker Professional Education secured a discounted room rate of $125 plus taxes & fees for the 2019 Tax Conference.

Reserve your hotel room for $125 per night for the tax conference dates. Or call the Aria contact center at (866) 359-7757 or (702) 590-7757 and reference the 3rd Annual Becker Conference.

Becker Tax Conference Speakers

This year’s diverse panel of speakers includes John Stevko, Tara Fisher and Stan Pollock.

John Stevko has over 40 years experience as a tax professional.  Tara Fisher has been practicing international tax for over 15 years including time stationed abroad in London.  Stan Pollock runs his own tax offices in San Francisco and Oakland.


Becker CPE Tax Conference Agenda

Monday, December 9, 2019

7:15am-8:30am Registration and breakfast

8:30am-10:15am (Tim Gearty) New Federal Tax Developments: Focus on Providing Services to Businesses in the Cannabis Industry

10:30am-12:15pm (Tim Gearty) New State Tax Developments

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch

1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Tara Fisher) Tax Policy Process and International Tax Update

3:15 p.m-5:00 p.m. (John Stevko) Individual Income Tax Update (Part 1)

5:00 Welcome cocktail reception

Total CPE day 1 = 8 hours


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

7:45am-8:30am Registration and breakfast

8:30am-10:15am (Stan Pollock) Corporate and Pass-Through Entity Tax Update (Part 1)

10:30am-12:15pm (Stan Pollock) Corporate and Pass-Through Entity Tax Update (Part 2)

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm-3:00pm (John Stevko) Section 199A Developments and Lessons Learned

3:15pm-5:00pm (Beth Ziesenis) Secret Tech Weapons

Total CPE day 2 = 8 hours


Wednesday, December 11, 2019

7:45am-8:30am Breakfast

8:30am-10:15am (John Stevko) Individual Tax Update (Part 2)

10:30am-12:15pm (Stan Pollock and John Stevko) 2020 Tax Planning Tips and Strategies

Total CPE day 3 = 4 hours


Total CPE credits for tax conference: 20 total hours


Third Annual Tax Conference Agenda subject to change.

Christopher Schmidt, CPAHelfman, Davis & Clanton CPAs
John Stevko was a rock star. He kept me engaged and addressed issues that related to the technical content.

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