Revenue Officers Certification Training Institute
October 7-9, 2020 | Bryant Conference Center | Tuscaloosa, AL

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

7:30 – 8:15 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome
Cameron Grounds, Revenue Officer, City of Madison

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. RevAdmin 300 – Identifying solutions to tax and license compliance issues while still adhering to city, state, and federal laws
Bill Fetner, Assistant Finance Director, City of Orange Beach
Cameron Grounds, Revenue Officer, City of Madison

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 – 11:45 a.m. License 300 – License enforcement and use of the court system.
Jamie Smith, Revenue Officer, City of Foley

11:45– 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Law 300 – Detailed examples developed for students to research and find particular cases to strengthen their research abilities. Entails a review of topics in sophomore session II with expanded examples and case studies using online legal research, free and paid resources.
Ken Smith, Retired Executive Director, Alabama League of Municipalities

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Enforcement 300 – Processes for enforcing license and tax ordinances through the use of the court system
LaTrice Mose, Revenue Officer, City of Auburn

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Profiles 300 – Basic customer service techniques for officials dealing in tax and license administration.
Drew Burk, Owner, Drew Burk Trainer & Consulting

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 – 12:00 p.m. Audit 300 – Basic and Advanced Auditing techniques and the State laws that govern auditing including procedures for protested audits assessments
Jamie Wagner, Chief Revenue Examiner, City of Alabaster

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Taxes 300 – Understanding reciprocity in terms of collection of taxes
Bill Fetner, Assistant Finance Director, City of Orange Beach
Cameron Grounds, Revenue Officer, City of Madison

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:15 – 5:00 p.m. Q&A and Test Review
Bill Fetner, Assistant Finance Director, City of Orange Beach
Cameron Grounds, Revenue Officer, City of Madison

 

Friday, October 9, 2020

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Commerce 300 – Explaining interstate commerce as opposed to intrastate commerce and the different requirements of municipalities because of interstate commerce.
Lori Lein, General Counsel, Alabama League of Municipalities

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 – 11:45 a.m. League Update
Gregory Cochran, Executive Director, Alabama League of Municipalities

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Graduation Recognition

12:00 p.m. Test