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story1NY State Increases LITPS Commitment    

Two New Initiatives at the 2011 Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium (LITPS)  


 Commissioner Thomas H. Mattox is

 Keynote Speaker 


Thomas MattoxNew York State  Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner, Thomas M. Mattox, will open the

2011 Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium

with the Keynote Address on Wednesday morning, November 17.





New This Year: NYS Case Resolution Service

For the first time in the 9 year history of LITPS, the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance will provide Case Resolution Service on site during the Symposium.

The service will be available by advance appointment and include both new and pending cases. Registered attendees  are encouraged to schedule appointments as soon as possible.


Appointments may be made through the LITPS website with your registration.

"This dual commitment to  LITPS and the CPA professionals of the area is welcome and exciting," commented LITPS Chair Robert A. Goldfarb, CPA, in making the announcements.
"The addition of Commissioner Mattox as a Keynote Speaker is groundbreaking for LITPS and we expect a full house for his presentation on Wednesday morning of the seminar."

 "The Federal Case Resolution program during LITPS has been a great success over the past few years, and we expect great interest in this new value-added feature of the Symposium. "This is one more benefit our registrants will receive by participating in this annual event at the Crest Hollow Country Club."   


story3New Programs for 2011 LITPS Announced

  • Representing the Gay and Lesbian Client
    what has changed and what hasn't 
  • Tax Issues of the Rich and Famous 
  • What you should know about the recently enacted PPA 
  • Social Media for the CPA

 These are a few of the new seminars  to be introduced this year according to  Education Chair, Karen Giunta, CPA. "The LITPS seminar program is designed to provide the important basic updates and reviews while adding seminars reflecting the developments in Tax Law and Technology"


This year, LITPS will again offer more than 80 sessions throughout the three day LITPS Symposium, November 16, 17, & 18.


As many of the sessions qualify for CPE and or CLE credits  attendees may earn as many as 28 Credits during the three days of the program.


Watch for a complete listing of programs on, or about October 1. 

story2Giving Back
Toys for Tots Program at 2011 LITPS


Toys for TotsLITPS Chair, Robert A. Goldfarb, CPA, has announced LITPS 2011 will
participate in the US Marine Corp Toys for Tots Program. Since its founding in 1947, the Toys for Tots program has grown in stature and scope, providing  happiness to thousands of children.  LITPS is pleased to participate in the program.


Exhibitors, registrants and friends are invited to bring new, unwrapped, toys to the Crest Hollow Country Club lobby throughout the symposium. Marine Corp representatives wll be available throughout the Symposium.




MISSION: The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.


GOAL: The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.


OBJECTIVES: The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation's most valuable resources - our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future


story4Technology Day is Growing!


Technology Day waTechnology Day is Growings an immediate success when initiated at the 2010 LITPS, and 2011 will be even better! This program, held on Friday at the Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium, provides attendees with a special opportunity to sit in on technology seminars and presentations... or visit with vendors one-to-one. Technology Chair, Donald Ingram, CPA, has announced these vendors have been selected for participation in the 2011 Technology Day Program (as of September 6). 

  • ADP
  • CMIT

Check with for updates on this exciting day.


story6Some Sponsorships and Exhibit Opportunities Still Available for 2011 LITPS.


Exhibit space and sponsorship sales have been quite brisk with early commitments from many key vendors including:

  • ADP
  • AICPA/CPA2Biz, Inc
  • Amerprise Financial
  • APS Pension & financial Services, Inc.
  • AXA
  • Bisk Education
  • Capital One Bank
  • CCH
  • Central Staff Services
  • CMIT Solutions
  • Intuit
  • Jewish Communal Fund
  • Karp Loshak LTC Insurance
  • Metlife
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • NL Financial Alliance
  • Office Tools Professional
  • Pace Professional Service
  • Real Estate Tax Strategies, Inc. Legal 1031 Exchange Services Inc.
  • Sales Tax Defense LLC
  • Sovereign Bank
  • Thomson Reuters Checkpoint
  • Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting
  • VCORP Services

According to Exhibit Chair, Harold Ogulnick, CPA, sponsorships are still available including some Coffee Breaks, Luncheons, Lanyards,  etc. More information is available at www.LITPS.Org, in the Sponsor and Exhibitor Brochure or contact Kathy Casey at 516.997.9500. 


story7Smart Vendors Taking Advantage of the LITPS Exhibitor Directory & Buying Guide.


Exhibitor Cover 2010Smart vendors know many attendees view their products and services during the Symposium even if they do not have an immediate need. Then when the opportunity arises, they check out those vendors in the LITPS Annual Buying Guide and Directory.


This handy reference lists each vendor, their offerings and more. Contact Kathy Casey for more information on how your firm can benefit from this year 'round Guide. 


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Full details on the 2011 Long Isaland Tax Professionals Symposium (LITPS) including sponsors, exhibitors, seminar offerings and more will be available on the LITPS website about October1. Be certain to sign up and make your plans early.
Questions about LITPS 2011? Contact Kathy Casey at 516-977-9500.


Thank you.... we'll see you in November. 



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