AZ Association of Accounting and Tax Professiona


The Arizona Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals, is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing all Arizona accounting and tax professionals. 

 Whether you are entering the accounting and tax profession or a highly experience professional, we are here to meet your needs.   We are committed to providing programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within our profession.

 The real value in membership in AAATP is involvement -- networking with others at local chapter meetings, attending seminars, and forming relationships with other accounting and tax professionals that will become the foundation of a long and successful affiliation with AAATP.

We protect, enhance, guide and promote the accounting and tax profession on behalf of our members.  If you aren't yet a member of AAATP then take a look at the pages on membership  and member benefits -- I invite you to fill out an on-line  membership application and join AAATP. 

Joanne Elsen, CPA


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Tax Cuts and Job Act Seminar

New Tax Law!

January 19, 2018 is SOLD OUT!

New class on Sat Jan 20 is now open!

 The United States Congress has passed the most extensive tax change package in 30 years.  We will review all of the new changes from the 2018 Tax Bill, plus, as time allows, review how the changes affect business entity decisions and the necessary steps to change entities. We will discuss a number of rule changes that need to be acted on by March 15, 2018, particularly if a taxpayer wants to void the S election and go back to being a C corporation for 2018.  We will also be discussing the bonus depreciation traps that have now been created. 

Join us at the Chandler Hilton, 2929 W Frye Road, Chandler AZ 85224, for 8 hours of continuing education.  Room rate of $179 + tax available by calling hotel at 480-899-7400 x0 and specifically ask for the AAATP - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Seminar group.

Member cost $239 until Jan 6 then $269

Nonmember cost $269 until Jan 6 then $299

Register for January 20, 2018:

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AAATP is proud to be

the Arizona State Affiliate of:  

National Society of Accountants


AZ Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 813 W Elliot Rd Ste 1 Chandler AZ 85225.

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