February Chapter Meeting

When:  Feb 18, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CT)
Associated with  Houston Chapter
Our February 18 Chapter meeting will be held at the Magnolia Houston Hotel, 1100 Texas Avenue. 

The speaker is Matthew Grote, Tax Manager at Energy Tax Advisors.  The topic is Basics of Sales/Use Tax. 

5:30 pm – Check-in
6:30 pm – Dinner & Presentation
7:45 pm – Annoucements & Networking

Members and Guests:

$40.00 – Meeting & Dinner only

Students and Educators:

$35.00 – Educators
$15.00 – Student IMA Members (must have IMA #)
$20.00 – Student non-members (must show ID)

Reservations after 02/14 $45

Learning Objectives:

  1. What services are taxable/ Non taxable in Texas
  2. Words to Avoid on Invoicing Purchase Orders
  3. Lump Sum and Separated Contracts
  4. Impact of the Wayfair Supreme Court Ruling on Companies

CPE Credits: 1.5

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Course Level: Basic

Field of Study: Taxation

Course Delivery: Group Live

Presenter’s Bio:

Matthew is a Tax Manager with over 15 years of multistate sales and use tax experience.  His roles are to lead managed audits, audit defense, tax recovery, as well as tax law research and consulting projects.

Matthew started his SALT career working a combined 6 years as a Louisiana Parish Sales and Use Tax Examiner for Gary W. Lambert & Associates, and Broussard Partners. Prior to joining ETA, he spent 10 years working for three Houston area SALT consulting firms.  Matthew gained knowledge of many industries through research, tax compliance, and special projects across the 45 States that collect sales and use taxes.  His strength in taxability includes manufacturers, contractors, service companies, oil and gas upstream and midstream companies.   

Matthew received his BBA in Business from Stephen F. Austin State University and then became a CPA in November 2015. 


The Houston Chapter of IMA is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) to offer CPE to CPAs (ID #005541).


Magnolia Houston Hotel
1100 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002


Lynette Pebernat