Gore Auditorium

Tax Practitioners' Institute

The Tax Practitioners' Institute will not be held in 2022. PLease check back in Dec. 2023 for more information.


The Tax Practitioners' Institute is a 2-day event hosted by Westminster University. The institute offers 16 continuing education accounting credits for CPA licensing. Of the 16 credits, 14 are in tax, 1 is in ethics, and 1 is in Utah law.

Topics and speakers are carefully chosen each year. Tax professionals from the accounting and legal communities provide instruction and guidance on the most up-to-date interpretation of relevant tax laws. Participants are highly encouraged to share comments and ask questions during the sessions. At the end of the seminar, participants will receive a CPE certificate of attendance.


Gail Anger
Professional Business Advisors, LLC

Michael Blackburn
Blackburn and Stoll, LLC

Joe Holbrook
Kings Peak Tax Consulting, LLC

Mike Holt and Utah State Tax Commission Staff
Utah State Tax Commission

Samuel Lambert
Ray Quinney & Nebeker, P.C.

Troy Lewis
Lewis and Associates, CPAs, LLC

MK Mortensen
Grant Thornton, LLP

Scott Pickett
Scott W. Pickett Consulting

Jovana Sisovic
Westminster University

Jody Stamback and the IRS Staff
Internal Revenue Service

Susan Speirs

Spencer Strickland
Grant Strickland, CPA


Jovana Sisovic

Tax Institute and Clinic Coordinator
Gore School of Business


Event Information

All attendees will receive a meeting invite needed to join the seminar and further instructions on how to get their CPE. The institute has a new and improved polling system.

The Tax Practitioners' Institute is happy to accommodate any special needs you may have in order to participate. Reasonable prior notice is required to arrange accommodation for people with disabilities.

Request accommodations.


All contributions support scholarships open to students in the accounting program at Westminster University.

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