Virtual and In-Person Tax, Accounting & Audit Seminars

Get CPE for CPAs and Enrolled Agents when you attend a live, online or in-person accounting seminar, covering a wide range of useful topics.


Earn your CPE, build your skills, with your convenience in mind

Get the knowledge and confidence to fulfill your CPE needs and to grow professionally. The same trusted expertise behind our industry-leading Gear Up conferences and seminars is back for another year. Plus our innovative AuditWatch and TaxWatch learning programs will both be virtual and in-person for 2021. Instructors are “hands-on” experts who teach practical, relevant, and innovative material in an engaging and easy-to-follow manner.


COVID-19 Notice:

The health and well-being of everyone is the top priority of Thomson Reuters, which is why we are currently monitoring and adapting to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation as it continues to evolve. We rely on guidance from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the advice of other public health authorities in determining event status.



Gear Up Live Online Tax and Accounting Seminars

2020 courses below; stay tuned for 2021 programming!

Gear Up has more than 45 years of experience providing nationwide tax seminars, destination conferences, and self-study courses. This is an exceptional experience with the opportunity to engage in peer-to-peer interaction. Our presenters are practicing tax and accounting professionals who speak your language and understand your daily practice, offering insightful application of tax and accounting information.


Gear Up Society and Association partner events

We partner with sponsoring state associations to provide both live, in-person, and online seminars. Here is where you can reach your local partners to learn more.
View a schedule of their events (PDF).


Early Bird Pricing – AuditWatch and TaxWatch University

Register by May 19, 2021, and save 15% on each course. After that, register before June 15, 2021, to save 10%.


AuditWatch and TaxWatch University Seminars

If you’re like most firms, you don’t have the time, resources, or training expertise to provide an educational roadmap for your employees. With AuditWatch and TaxWatch University, your team will receive the technical and professional training they need to be first class in their specializations. From foundational staff training to senior management-level courses, choose from progressive levels of training at a convenient day for you.


AuditWatch University Audit Seminars

An integrated development curriculum designed to promote the professional growth of your audit staff. Starting with basic staff training and culminating with senior management-level courses, AuditWatch University offers five progressive levels.

Basic Staff Training

An introduction to auditing and basic responsibilities.

Experienced Staff Training

The complete audit process and plan is covered.

Beginning In-Charge Training

Preparation for taking in-field responsibility for audit engagement.

Experienced In-Charge Training

Moving experienced auditors beyond the basics and into leadership roles.

Beyond In-Charge – Taking the Next Step

“Taking the Next Step” sets up development as engagement and firm leaders.
Learn more


TaxWatch University Tax Seminars

TaxWatch offers progressive levels of core tax staff training, beginning with an entry-level course with focus on individual taxation regulations.

Introduction to Principles of Taxation I

Novices gain skills to prepare individual and corporate returns and to recognize more complex issues.

Introduction to Principles of Taxation II

More efficiently prepare individual and corporate returns, become more aware of key tax rules. 1-2 years experience.

Intermediate Principles of Taxation

Learn to handle S corporations, partnerships/LLCs, estate & trust issues and more. 2-3 years experience.

Advanced Principles of Taxation

Gain technical knowledge for working with clients in a tax advisory role. 3+ years experience.


AuditWatch Presents Leadership Seminars

These leadership courses are built by experts in audit and tax for current or future leaders in you firm, providing leadership training that emphasizes DEI across functions.

Leadership I: Everyday Essentials

In this highly interactive course, advancing professionals develop essential, results oriented leadership skills to boost individual and firm success. Topics include foundational leadership principles, DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion), goal setting and prioritization, collaborative negotiation, presentation skills, mindfulness, and business development skills.

Leadership II: Expanding Capabilities

This engaging course expands the participant’s professional leadership capabilities. Topics include developing executive presence, using emotional intelligence to achieve success, managing in the multi-generational workplace, performance and talent management, DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion), mindfulness and building new business.


Questions or more information?

For sales, registration help, and technical support, please call +1 800 431 9025.