Auburn University Tax Seminar: Gadsden, AL

Dates: October 31 - November 1, 2023

Meets: Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Location: The Venue at Coosa Landing

Early Bird Fee: $275.00 (valid through Sep 30)

There are still openings remaining at this time.

This annual in-person CE training seminar is for tax professionals seeking information on new tax laws, current tax laws in effect, and ethics. This course includes instruction by a qualified tax instructors in the field of taxation law and ethics. The course attendees each receive the annually updated 'National Income Tax Workbook' from the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation. Accreditation for CPAs, EAs, CFPs, attorneys, and all tax practitioners.


Dear Tax Professional: Thank you for choosing an Auburn University tax program! We are proud to announce that we are a NASBA sponsor. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Instructors- Michael Ferguson, CPA, CFP, Kelly Myers, EA, and Chris Bird, CPA, CGMA Check-in - October 31, 2023, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at The Venue at Coosa Landing 201 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL Food service- Beverage service only all day to include coffee, bottled water, hot tea, and soda. Lunch is on your own each day. Books- Each registrant will receive a downloadable copy of the National Income Tax Workbook. You can purchase a hard cover book for $55.00. Pre-ordered books will be distributed at the registration table. Parking – Parking is available at The Venue at Coosa Landing. Attire - Casual dress is quite appropriate, but classrooms are normally cold. We advise to bring a light sweater or jacket to class. Refund Policy-Cancellation requests, made in writing, 10 days prior to the start of the program will receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellation requests, made in writing, less than 10 days prior to the start of the program will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be made for NO SHOW participants. Requests to transfer your registration to another person or another seminar site will be accommodated, when possible, for an additional $25.00 fee. For more information, go to to locate the agenda and topic details for this seminar. Please email us at or call 334-844-5100. Sincerely, Alan Spencer Tax Program Coordinator Office of Professional & Continuing Education 300 O.D. Smith Hall Auburn, AL 36849 334.844.5100
Fee: $275.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Early Bird Fee$ 275.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Registration Fee$ 325.00
Optional Purchase2024 RIA Federal Tax Handbook$ 49.99
Optional Purchase2024 CCH Master Tax guide Hand$ 49.99
Optional Purchase2023 National Income Tax Workb$ 55.00

The Venue at Coosa Landing

201 George Wallace Drive
Gadsden, AL 35903

Chris Bird, EA, CFP

Chris Bird has been in the financial business for over 30 years. He started his career with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Business Administration. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Enrolled Agent (EA) designation. Chris was a Senior IRS agent for 16 years. He began conducting courses after leaving the IRS and started his own company, Chris Bird Seminars, Inc. Chris went on to conduct over 125 seminars a year on accounting, financial planning, wealth building, residential rental property ownership, and tax strategies for the real estate and financial industries nationwide. He has presented his widely acclaimed courses multiple times at NAR conventions and most recently presented at Howard Brinton’s StarPower™ Conference. Chris was an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois in tax law for over 20 years. He is a Senior CRS Instructor and a Senior Faculty Instructor for the Realtors Land Institute. And he also teaches at all the Illinois tax seminars currently using the National Income Tax Workbook also used in the Auburn University programs. Chris has a unique way of making a tough subject (taxation instruction) entertaining and enlightening for our audience.

Michael Ferguson, CPA, CFP

Kelly Myers

Date Day Time Location
10/31/2023Tuesday8:30 AM to 4:30 PM The Venue at Coosa Landing
11/01/2023Wednesday8:30 AM to 4:30 PM The Venue at Coosa Landing


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