In Person-Live
MICPA On the Road - Frankenmuth
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Bavarian Inn Lodge Frankenmuth, MI
Course # 131172 | by MICPA
Members SAVE $20
Speakers: Rachel E. Reardon,Robert Doyle
Time: 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Total Credits: 2.0
Earn Up To: 1.0 MI, 1.0 OT credits
Level: Overview
Vendor: MICPA

What you will learn

  • Understand the current landscape of the profession and delve into the forces driving change for CPAs including the top issues and trends we’re seeing right now.
  • Take a look at what’s to come in Michigan’s 2022 election, find out how it will impact you.
  • Discover what you can do now to support the future of the profession.
  • Unpack the new skills/competencies required for future success.
  • Get to know your association and learn how you can make the most of your membership.


We're headed to your hometown! As your association we hope you know that we're here for you - but sometimes it helps if we're also there for you. So- members, the MICPA is hitting Michigan's roads to bring news, legislative updates and networking to you! President & CEO Bob Doyle gets behind the wheel as we make our way around the state, in 2022.


All attendees will receive two free 1-hour webinar after attending this program!

The Employee Retention Tax Credit
The Employee Retention Credit is a refundable tax credit against certain employment taxes equal to 50% of the qualified wages an eligible employer pays to employees. Join in for an in-depth review of the Employee Retention Credit Program; what it takes to qualify; how to calculate the credit; how it is affected by PPP and other programs; and how to claim the credit.
Venar R. Ayar, Esq. – Attorney-at-Law, Master of Laws in Taxation, Principal and Founder, Ayar Law, Farmington Hills

4 Keys to Building Advisory Relationships
While the conversation around advisory services is not new, the true aim of firms should not be merely in delivering advisory services, but in building advisory relationships. In this session we will dig into 4 keys for your firm to begin doing right away in order to build those advisory relationships.
Session generously sponsored by Thomson Reuters


Program Agenda

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
Professional Issues & Advocacy Update
It’s full speed ahead as President and CEO, Bob Doyle, and Vice President of Government Relations, Rachel Reardon, take the wheel to discuss the latest legislative, regulatory and national issues affecting Michigan CPAs. Together we’ll look to the future of the profession including emerging trends, challenges and opportunities, and demonstrate how to use MICPA membership to navigate change and amplify your career.
Bob Doyle – President & CEO, Michigan Association of CPAs, Troy

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Michigan Specific Ethics - The Impacts of State Statute & Administrative Rules on Your CPA License
Changes to CPE requirements, licensure expiration and more. We guide you on a deep dive into Michigan’s accountancy law and administrative rules to help you steer clear of any violations. Explore case studies and ask the experts your questions about licensure and compliance with Michigan’s accountancy act.
Albert Spalding, JD, PhD, CPA/CFF – Associate Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University, Detroit

9:50 AM
Program Adjourns


Thank You to Our Presenting Partner:

  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Specialized Knowledge
  • Rachel E. Reardon
  • Robert Doyle
MICPA delivers the highest quality education experience. If you are not satisfied with your course, call us at 1.855.594.4273. We will make it right.