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2022-08-16 WAATP WA State Tax Agencies Forum Series - Day 3 - SOS
Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Events

WAATP - WA State Tax Agencies Forum Series - Day 3 - Secretary of State Webinar

Presented by Washington Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals 

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Webinar


Event schedule: 

  • Beginning of Webinar: 11:00 am
  • WA State Tax Agencies Forum Series - Day 3 - Secretary of State Webinar: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Round Table Discussion: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


Patrick Reed, Public and Government Affairs Manager and Team, Secretary of State

 BIO : 

Patrick Reed has been with the Office of the Secretary of State since 2008, previously as the manager of operations, including outreach and education, more recently as the manager for public and government affairs.  This division records all domestic and foreign legal entities in Washington State and registers charities, charitable trusts, commercial fundraisers, and state trademarks.  His focus is to provide compliance information to new and existing organizations to help them be successful in dealing with state rules and regulations.  In addition, Patrick represents the Secretary of State’s office as chair of the UBI board, as a member of the Governor’s Small Business Liaison Team, a member of Results Washington, as a board member of the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA), and various other stakeholder groups.


CPE Credits: 1 CE depending on credentials

Course Description:  

 What do we need to know about the Secretary of State? What do they do? Why is it important to file with the SOS? Potential problems with improper filings. What to do after you create your legal entity. Does a Charity need to register with SOS? How to use the CCFS Account and Features.  

Want to chat with a like minded community of professionals?  Please join us in a round table of discussions with topics focused on your what is stumping you on client questions currently.  Share, learn, socialize and ask questions!

If you would like to ask questions ahead of time please send them to [email protected]


Registration fee: 

WAATP members, $0 

Non-members, $15 

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Fees and Schedule - This WAATP Internet-Live webcast will begin and end promptly at stated time. 

 Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration fees will be refunded in full for up to 3 days in advance of the seminar. Registrations may be transferred 1-3 days prior to the seminar date. NO REFUNDS/TRANSFERS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SEMINAR MATERIALS AND WEBINAR LINK HAS BEEN SENT AND THE SEMINAR BEGINS. NO EXCEPTIONS