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2018 API Excise Tax Forum

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When: June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018

Where:Westin Houston Memorial City, Houston, Texas

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Final Program 

Please join us for API’s 2018 Excise Tax Forum in Houston, Texas. A comprehensive agenda will ensure that attendees will receive the latest and most relevant information on matters of critical importance to their companies and profession. CLE and CPE continuing education credits will be awarded. 

Day 1 will cover various motor fuels tax issues including those arising from sales of marine lubes/bunker fuels, biodiesel and blendstocks. There will also be an IRS update and state audit roundtables. Followed by a reception.

Day 2 will cover various state sales and use tax updates and audit discussions as well as specific sales and use tax issues faced by companies in the oil and gas industry. 

CPE Credit Information 

For purposes of CPE accreditation, the program will be a Group-Live format focused on the Taxes field of study. The sessions will be developed to educate beginning and intermediate levels of industry tax professionals after which participants will have increased their knowledge of current tax issues of specific interest to the industry as well as refreshed their knowledge of broader tax provisions that they might encounter in their work. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation necessary for the Forum and materials will be provided on site. API is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website here.


Registration: 202-682-8195 or
Logistics or Sponsorship: Ashley Parkins,

Sponsor Application and Agreement

Fax to 202-682-8222 

Application Deadline: May 18, 2018

Artwork Deadline: May 18, 2018


Opportunity  Cost Availability Sponsor
Tuesday AM Coffee Break $3,000 SOLD KSM
Tuesday Luncheon $5,000 SOLD Thomson Reuters
Tuesday PM Coffee Break $3,000 SOLD  Junologix
Tuesday Reception $5,000 SOLD Avalara
Wednesday AM Coffee Break $3,000 SOLD IGEN
Wednesday Luncheon $5,000 SOLD Ryan LLC
Wednesday PM Coffee Break $3,000 SOLD Interrelated Financial Services, Inc.
Lanyards  $3,000 SOLD Reed Smith LLP

Westin Houston Memorial City
945 Gessner
Houston, Texas 77024
Online Reservations
Call: 281-501-4300 or 1-800-228-3000
Room Rate: $199 Single or Double Occupancy, Mention API Group Rate
Reservation Deadline: May 28, 2018 or until room block is sold out