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Chapter Mailing Address
% Steve Altabef, EA
2800 28th St., Suite 133
Santa Monica, CA

Chapter President

Jeremy Streeter, EA
Tel: (818) 654-9980  

1st VP Education
 Jim Botdorf, EA

2nd VP PIA Chair
Past Presisdent
Bob Woodford, EA

Larry Gurewitz, EA

Jennifer Coats, EA
Past President

Immediate Past President
Jennifer Coats, EA

CSEA Representative
Bruce Miller, EA

By Laws
Past President
Julian Fox, EA

Newsletter Editor

Elections Chair
Bill Horton, EA

Dinner Chair
Katherine Charles, EA

Disaster Chair
Frank Navi, EA

Communication Chair
Past President
Lee Reams, EA

Ethics Chair
Steve Altabeth, EA

Welcome to the San Fernando Valley

Chapter of

The California Society of Enrolled Agents

The mission of the California Society of Enrolled Agents is to foster the professionalism, business development and personal growth of its Members, to protect the interests of the individual Members of the Society, and to enhance the awareness and role of the Enrolled Agent among members of the public, other professions and with governmental agencies.

TGIO Party

TGIO Party April 18, 2015 (Saturday)


The SFV Chapter of Enrolled Agents has been fortunate enough to secure the Magic Castle in Hollywood for our 2015 TGIO party.  BUT SPACE IS LIMITED!  So chapter is taking advance reservations for this high demand event.  Don’t be left out, reserve your space now.

Where: The Magic Castle
             Academy of Magical Arts

             7001 Franklin Ave
             Hollywood, CA 90028

Dress Code:
The Magic Castle has a strict dress code.  For men it is business attire (jacket and tie) and for the ladies, think elegant attire; dress, cocktail dress, elegant skit and blouse.  For additional information related to the dress code please visit.   http://www.magiccastle.com/visiting/dresscode.cfm

You can arrive as early as 5PM and the club closes at 1:00AM.  You are free to visit the shows being presented throughout the castle on a first come, first serve basis.  Avoid the Palace of Mystery, since our attendees will have reserved seats for that event.  For a list of venues visit: http://www.magiccastle.com/visiting/index.cfm

Dinner: Dinner is at 6PM

Reserved Seat Show (Palace of Mystery): 8:30PM

  • $100 per SFVEA, SGEA, CIEA Member                                    
  • $100 per SFVEA, SGEA, CIEA members first guest (add'l $110)
  • $110 for all other attendees (must be CSEA members or attending with a CSEA member)           

Valet Parking: $13

Bar: No Host

Age Restrictions: No one under the age of 21 is permitted in the Club.

* Even though the deposit is not refundable, the deposit can be transferred to another SFVEA or CSEA member who does not already have a reservation as long the chapter is notified of the change, accompanied with the full balance due for the reservation by January 31, 2015. Reservations not paid in full by January 31 will be considered cancelled.       


 Dinner Meeting
May 11, 2015 (Monday)

Best Practices in dealing with IRS Investigations and Audits

Presented by Steve Jager, CPA

Where: Airtel Hotel
7277 Valjean
Van Nuys, CA 91406

   Board Meeting: 5:00pm
   Social: 6:00pm
   Dinner: 6:30pm
   Presentation: 7:00pm to 8:40

CPE: 2-hours Federal Tax Subjects

Cost: CSEA Members: $40
         Others: $45
         No Reservastion Sur Charge: $5

Meal Selection:  Herb Crusted Tilapia,
                           Filet Mignon Tips. or
                           Grilled Vegetable Plate
   Dinner includes Salad & Tiramisu

Reservations: E-mail Katherine Charles at kcharlestax@yahoo.com .  Be sure to include your meal selection.  Attendees without reservations subject to a $5 sur charge and meal selection will be limited to whatever is available.

About The Presentor

Mr. Jager is the Founder and Principal of Steven L. Jager, CPA, An Accountancy Corporation. The Firm is a “boutique” accountancy Firm with a special emphasis in tax controversies and accountancy services to individuals and closely-held businesses.

Mr. Jager is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the California Society of Certified Public Accountants; and the Society of California Accountants. Mr. Jager is also an associate member of the California State Bar, Taxation Section and is among a small handful of Non-lawyers in California to presently serve as an active member of the State Bar Committee on Tax Procedure and Litigation.

Mr. Jager holds a Masters Degree in Taxation from California State University, Northridge. He received his B.A. degree from UCLA in 1979. Subsequently he studied Accounting, Finance and Marketing at California State University, Los Angeles and obtained his California CPA Certificate in 1986.

Mr. Jager has been in public accountancy practice since 1980. His former employers include a national CPA Firm and prestigious local firms. In 1988, he established his own Firm, and subsequently co-founded the Institute for Executive Research, a non-profit organization.

Since 1992, Mr. Jager has been a regular and popular instructor at the UCLA Extension Department of Business and Management. In the Spring of 2005, UCLA Extension proudly launched their newest course, “Ethics in Accountancy”, which was developed and written by Mr. Jager in response to President Bush’s request of our nation’s business schools to teach ethics courses as part of the business school curriculum. Mr. Jager has authored several articles and lectures frequently to business and professional groups.

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