Back to school...kinda.
Classes may be starting but you can still have daytime fun - with or without your family. Plus, secrets to successful networking virtually and more inside.

But first, our prize:

Be the first to tweet the correct translation to the following equation (access to clues are within this email and on our website) to @FutureTaxLeadrs and win a $50 gift card. One hint: It's not math.

B = f(P,S)
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Quick reminder: our 2020 events have gone virtual and other changes.
To protect the health and safety of our participants, the remainder of our 2020 events will be virtual, with the following additional changes:

  • We're adding events such as interviews and round tables with influencers.
  • Master Tax Mixers - now "Brown Bag Master Tax Mixers" (thanks, Bryan Jackson!). Bring your lunch to our networking happy half hour and presentations, which are now free to participate. If you would like CPE/CLE certification, the cost is $10 for non-members.
  • 4th Annual Conference - now a networking webinar series featuring much needed insights from some of the brightest minds in tax, business, and academia. 15 three-hour sessions delivered over five weeks launching October 19. Up to 40 CPE and 30 CLE credits, 7+ hours of socializing, industry and subject matter meeting rooms, a free book, prizes, and more. Register HERE.
  • Bali Tax Retreat - will be moving to 2021.
  • Game Show & Trivia - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Game Show has been postponed. Instead, join us for 20 minutes of trivia Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 pm MT. More info below.

TaxForum - We're excited to bring you the TaxForum, where you can share your tax questions, knowledge, and headaches. The launch has been delayed due to the same unforeseen circumstances but we're working hard to bring this to you soon.
Upcoming TaxForward events
Virtual Trivia with TaxForward!
Take a 20 minute break, gather your kids, challenge your friends and neighbors, and join us for laughs and prizes every T/R at 3:30 p.m. MTthroughout August. Click on the theme to register!

“LinkedIn (How and Why) in “The New Normal” for CEO’s, CFO’s, Tax Leaders…” by Larry Kaufman, author of The NCG Factor.
Wed, August 26, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MT
FREE to participate. $10 for CPE/CLE for nonmembers
Bring your lunch and join us for virtual networking from 11:30 a.m. to noon (MT) or hop on at noon to earn up to 2.0 CPE credit hours on how to up your networking game in an all-digital world by becoming a master in the use of LinkedIn, a powerful tool for establishing a brand, building a network, and attracting clients and employees. Learn more and register HERE.
4th Annual Conference - Cultivating Excellence - Virtual
October 19th - November 20th, 2020

Will you be a saver?
Register Now and save $100!
Receive up to 40 CPE and 30 CLE credit hours - including 4 hours of Regulatory Ethics (2 CO R&R!) - in 15 three‐hour sessions every M/W/F over five weeks. Each session will contain two hours of technical CPE and CLE, two 15‐minute networking intervals, and one half‐hour or hour round table discussion with tax and other luminaries on cultivating excellence - plus industry and subject matter meeting rooms and an e-copy of Secrets of Rockstar CFOs by Jack McCullough!

Register HERE.
Upcoming Community Events
Virtual CPE Event
August 19th, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MT
$10
Lorrie Ray and Laura Woods with the Employers Council present about employer and employee issues regarding COVID -19. Register HERE.
Lessons from the Trenches - Personal Branding Success Stories
August 14th, 11 AM - 1PM MST
Understand the potential and pitfalls of creating a personal brand. Hear how members of the panel leveraged their brands Learn how you can use their experience to enhance your brand
Register HERE.
Jack McCullough, a Profile of Excellence
What makes a person a leader among leaders? We explore this in our series, Profiles of Excellence. We’re excited to premier this series by featuring Jack McCullough, author, keynote speaker, Forbes contributor, and a founder of two world-class organizations transforming the way CFOs network – thereby influencing how tax and other professionals will network – critical in our new all-digital environment. Read more HERE.
Happy Birthday, from all of Us to You!
We wish a very Happy Birthday to all August babies, with a special shout out to the following people! We hope your special day is full of happiness and lots of treats! Let's celebrate all month long!

Magnolia Movido
Rhonda denOtter
Amanda Fathke
Cathryn Shibata
Joni Johnson-Powe
Heather Patterson
Liz Kelberlau
Mark Beck
Let us celebrate your birthday together. Send us your name and birth-month no later than a week before the beginning of your birthday month to info@taxforward.org for a special shout out.
Energize Colorado
Gap Fund Applicant Assistance

Our goal is to remove as many barriers as possible for those applying for Gap Funds, and you are an important part of making that happen.

Read more HERE.
A big thank you to our partners!