IMA South Bay Chapter

TAX Conference 2018

IRS and FTB Speakers - RSVP below today!

Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018, 8-12 Noon

Topic: Federal & State Income Tax updates 2017. 4-CPE

Location: Loyola Marymount University Campus

                1 LMU Drive Los Angeles, CA. 90045

                Hilton Bldg. (HIL), Rm. 302


Free Parking in Drollinger lot - please see campus map below. Please walk from Drollinger parking lot to Hilton Building HIL. Go up the elevator to the 3rd floor.


Fee: $45 (Couples $60, Students $10)

Make checks payable to: "IMA South Bay Chapter"  - and pay at the door please.


Includes: Muffins, juice and coffee (doors open at 8:00 a.m. Limited seating. So please RSVP below today its easy


8:00 - 8:30      Registration - Coffee/Juice and Refreshments


                                Debi Newlander, EA

8:30 - 9:30               Updates to Federal Income Tax

Income TAX Practitioner

9:30-10:10               Questions and Answers – 2 CPE


10:10 – 10:20           Break/Networking


                                 Lila Fedler, EA 

10:20 - 11:30            Updates to California Tax Law

Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate’s Office,

 Franchise TAX Board

11:30 – 11:50            Questions and Answers – 2 CPE


TAX Conference Speakers  

Taxpayers' Rights Advocate's Office - FTB 


Federal Income TAXES - Newlander Managment Inc.

Lila Fedler, EA


Taxpayers' Rights Advocate's Office

Tel: 916.845.7474 | Fax: 916.855.5674

Email to:



Lila Fedler is currently Technical Assistant to the Advocate and serves as a Franchise Tax Board spokesperson responsible for education and outreach efforts designed for taxpayer, business and the tax practitioner community. She is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service. Lila began her career with the Franchise Tax Board in 1980, and has a broad range of experience covering both personal income and corporation tax laws. She has experience as a Protest Hearing Officer, Auditor, and as an Audit Technical Specialist and Reviewer. In addition to more than 30 years of experience with FTB, Lila worked in the private sector as a Senior Manager of state and local tax practice.  Lila works directly with the Taxpayer Rights' Advocate to assure that the taxpayers have been afforded the protection of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.    

Debi Newlander, EA


Newlander Management Inc.



Debi Newlander is the president of Newlander Management Inc., a business management firm specializing in taxes and business management for actors, comedians, writers, producers, directors and small business owners. Debi has also done production accounting for small budget film projects.


Debi has been enrolled to practice before the IRS since 1997 and earned the credential of Accredited Tax Preparer® the previous year. She has been an active participant in the IRS Stakeholder Liaison Community Outreach Program since 2008, where she volunteers her time to the IRS to presents basic payroll tax classes with the Employment Development Department.   


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Prior - January 2017

IRS and FTB Speaker's PowerPoint presentation's are available for view/download below. "Select" to view/download.

IRS Presentation on 1/14/2017
IRS Powerpoint slide from IMA TAX Conference 2017
IRS Hot Topics IMA January 2017.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [537.5 KB]
IRS Hot Topics 2017
List of IRS Hot Topics that will be covered during the TAX Conference 2017.
IRS- Hot Topics Outline.docx
Microsoft Word document [16.1 KB]
State of California - FTB Presentation Powerpoint slides
Actual slides presented on 1/14/2017
2016 FTB CA Tax Updates 12.20.16 .pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [3.2 MB]

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Please park on LMU Campus Map. in the Drollinger LOT (L) its free! 

  • Next, please walk to Hilton Center for Business Main Audiorium - (HIL). below!
  • Then, proceed up the elevator to the 3rd floor.


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