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Looking ahead to several exciting events in the New Year

By Michael B. Herz
Westchester Chapter President

As we approach the year-end holiday season, the Westchester Chapter is well into its programming throughout all its committees. In November, we held several well-attended events: our Recruitment Night on Nov. 1; the first of our two tax conferences on Nov. 2; our wine tasting/networking event on Nov. 8; our Legislative Breakfast on Nov. 13; the Accountants in Industry Committee session on cybersecurity on Nov. 14; and the Ethics Update session on Nov. 27.

Upcoming, we have our second tax conference on Monday, Dec. 17, at the Doral Arrowwood  in Rye Brook; the Accountants in Industry Committee CPE session on Wednesday,  Jan. 16, 2019, at the office of Skadden Arps in White Plains, featuring a business insurance update; and the Managing Partners’ Breakfast on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at The Renaissance Hotel in West Harrision. All board and committee members are encouraged to attend. The newly reorganized Accounting and Auditing Committee is putting together a program for Tuesday, May 7, and the Sponsorship Committee is actively working to develop sponsorships in coordination with each of the committee chairs.

I have begun reaching out to all the committee chairs to ask them to consider which of their committee members might be a good fit to step up and take on leadership roles as assistant chair. This effort should result in generating fresh faces with committee experience and the willingness to serve on the board, so that the board has its own succession plan in place. I hope to provide further positive updates on this initiative as the year continues.

I wish everyone a joyous and healthy holiday season.

TAX HOTLINE ANNOUNCEMENT: The Westchester Chapter in cooperation with The Journal News will host its annual tax hotline on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Journal News offices at: 1133 Westchester Ave, White Plains. 
We are looking for volunteers to answer phone in and web chat questions. This is a wonderful way to provide community service and to get publicity for our profession. We need your assistance in helping our county residents with any tax questions they may have. This year it is particularly important due to the recent tax law changes. 
If you are interested in participating, please contact Robert Winton by e-mail at or by phone at 914-949-2990 ext. 3326. Make sure that you include your name, address and telephone number. We will contact you with more details. We will also let you know what materials to bring that past volunteers found helpful to refer to when answering questions. 
 THANK YOU! The Westchester Chapter appreciates your help.  

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Chapter Westchester Chapter Annual Golf & Networking Event
7/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Wykagyl Country Club, 10804

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Chartered April 12, 1954, this chapter encompasses the county of Westchester.
Michael Herz
The presiding President of the Westchester Chapter is Micheal Herz.

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