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October 21-25, 2019
October 26-30, 2020


Southern Federal Tax Institute
October 22 – October 26, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

Click here to register online – it’s quick and easy!

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Registration Information:

  Dates Early
Received by
August 20, 2018
Received by
October 1, 2018
Received after
October 1, 2018
  Estate Planning
10/25 – 10/26
(Thurs & Fri)
$695 $745 $825
  General Sessions
  & Ethics
10/22 – 10/24
(Mon, Tues, Wed)
$795 $845 $925
  Ethics & Estate
10/24 – 10/26
(Wed, Thurs, Fri)
$795 $845 $925
Five-Day Registration
  All Sessions
10/22 – 10/26
(Mon – Fri)
$995 $1,045 $1,125

REGISTRATION FEES INCLUDE: Conference sessions, one set of course materials on a USB flash drive, continental breakfasts, breaks, Monday & Thursday evening cocktail parties and the Wednesday exhibitors' cocktail hour. Food and beverage is provided for on-site consumption only.

Every registrant will receive a USB flash drive containing all of the materials for this year’s program along with all prior program materials dating back to 1998. In addition, every registrant will receive an email in advance of the program with a link and password in order to access and to download and/or print the course materials. Free wifi also will be available for attendees at the Institute. There will be power strips at many of the tables so that registrants can use their computers for the duration of the conference. Printers will not be available.

Bound hardcopies of the course materials will be available only upon advance request at an additional fee of $35 per book. There are two books available. Volume 1 includes Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday materials; Volume 2 includes Thursday and Friday materials. If you wish to have printed materials available for pick-up at the SFTI book desk, please indicate this when registering and submit the additional fee of $35/book.

◊ 50% Discount for First Time Attendees
◊ 50% Discount for IRS/Treasury Employees
◊ 15% Discount for firms or companies registering 6 or more people - registrations must be mailed together in the same envelope (please use printable registration form).
◊ 30% Discount for firms or companies registering 11 or more people - registrations must be mailed together in the same envelope (please use printable registration form).
◊ A 25% discount is available to second time attendees who attended in 2017 as a first time attendee. A special code will be sent via email to those eligible individuals.

CANCELLATION/SUBSTITUTION POLICY: A written request for cancellation must be emailed to to the attention of:  Conference Administration.  If your request if received by October 8, you will receive a 100% refund less a $75 cancellation fee.  Due to financial obligations incurred by SFTI, there are no refunds available during the two weeks prior to the Institute.  We are not able to arrange cancellation exceptions or to accept onsite cancellations.  If you are unable to attend the Institute but would like to send someone in your place, please send written notification by email to no later than October 15.


As registration will close at capacity, we suggest you register as soon as possible. Registration is by mail or website, and can be processed by American Express, VISA or MasterCard or a check for the full amount, payable to the Southern Federal Tax Institute, Inc. Registration will be accepted on-site, based on the availability of space and materials. All events are scheduled at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. Hyatt reservations and discounted room rates are only available if you register on or before September 28, 2018.

SFTI is committed to providing equal access to our meetings for all attendees. If you are an attendee with a disability and require programmatic accommodations, please contact the SFTI office. In an effort to provide the highest quality of service to all attendees, we require that details of all access requests be communicated in writing to our office at least 14 days in advance of the commencement of the meeting.

Attendees will be issued a name badge upon arrival required for admission to all events. Proper photo identification may be required.

A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided each morning at the time indicated on the daily schedule. Food and beverage is provided for on-site consumption only.

Those registrants who sign up for an optional mid-day program no later than 10:00 AM the day of the program, will be provided a box lunch free of charge when they attend. Gluten free and vegetarian options will be available. Please indicate your preference on each day's sign up sheet.

• Fifty-Fourth Annual Institute, October 21-25, 2019
• Fifty-Fifth Annual Institute, October 26-30, 2020

SFTI has arranged for discounted travel on Delta Airlines. Use your own travel agent or call the airline directly. Delta Airlines (800) 328-1111 (ticketing charges apply for booking by phone). Or go to and enter meeting code NMS4E.

SFTI has arranged for discounted car rental rates with AVIS. To receive a special discount call 1-800-331-1600 and reference group AWD: D086179.