June 06, 2023 to June 08, 2023

2023 API Excise Tax Forum

The Westin Houston Memorial City, Houston, Texas

Please join us for API’s 2023 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. This two-day meeting will offer presentations and discussions on various topics to include:

  • Motor fuel tax issues
  • State sales and use
  • IRS Updates
  • Audit discussions

And much more!  Please check back for full program details.  CLE and CPE continuing education credits will be awarded.

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.

Sponsor: $4,100

As a Sponsor you will receive:

  • Listed as “Sponsor” on the Conference Website and Signage
  • Recognition from the Session Chair Before Each Presentation
  • Company Logo and Link to Your Company site placed on the Forum website
  • 3 Complimentary Registrations
  • 6′ Exhibit Table During Event
  • Contact Information of Meeting Attendees

Exhibitor: $1,600

As an Exhibitor, you will receive:

  • 1 complimentary registration
  • 6’ Exhibit Table during event

Artwork Due: Monday, May 8, 2023

Deadline for Sponsor and Exhibitor Cancellations and Refunds: Friday, April 7, 2023
Payment is due in full at the time of registration. If you require an invoice, your payment is due thirty (30) days from the receipt of your invoice. Sponsor and Exhibitor full payments must be received to API no later than Friday, April 7, 2023.Sponsors and Exhibitors may cancel their obligation up to Friday, April 7, 2023. However, 50% of the fee for Sponsors and for Exhibitors is nonrefundable. Notice of cancellation must be submitted in writing to [email protected] (Veronica White). Refunds will not be given on cancellations received after Friday, April 7, 2023.

The Westin Houston Memorial City
945 Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024
Online Reservations

Room Rate: $228
Room Cut-off Date: Tuesday, May, 16, 2023

Avoid Housing Scams

Note: API has not contracted with any third party for hotel arrangements and will not call or email you directly to make housing arrangements on your behalf.

Should you receive a call or email from a third-party provider, please collect as much information as you can and let us know immediately. “Room Poachers” have been known to act as representatives of API, or authorized providers of API, to offer room discounts or alternative accommodations to our attendees – often to the attendee’s detriment. These companies are not affiliated with API, and reservations made through these companies for our meeting cannot be guaranteed.

How It Works

This deceptive practice (called “room poaching”) is carried out by third‐party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or even API to solicit registrants for room reservations. The poacher might inform registrants that the hotel room block is “sold out,” and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room. Room poachers make it more difficult for us to meet our room block commitments, and expose us to penalties and increased room rates for our events. Room poachers often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non‐existent or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card.

Don’t Be Deceived

If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the API Conference, please get as much information as you can (their name, company name, phone number, etc.) and pass it along to [email protected]. Always make your room reservation directly with the information provided by API or a trusted source.

API will use all legal means possible to prevent these groups from operating.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Registration Details and Fees

Registration Opening Soon


Register by By
Monday, May 8
Register After
Monday, May 8
API Member $650 $725
API Member – One Day Participant
(You will only participate one day: June 6th or June 7th)
$450 $525
Non Member $750 $825
Non Member – One Day Participant
(You will only participate one day: June 6th or June 7th)
$550 $625
Speaker $100 $100
Government $375 $375

Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions:
Cancellations and request for refunds must be made in writing and sent to r[email protected] by Friday, May 5, 2023 . Cancellation shall be effective, final, and binding upon receipt by API. Cancellation requests received by Friday, May 5, 2023, will receive a refund of the registration fee less than a $100 cancellation fee, and will be processed in the original form of payment. Refunds will not be provided for cancellation requests received after Friday, May 5, 2023. Substitutions are welcome.

Attendee Duty of Care:

API recognizes the safety of all of those in-person at the 2023 API Excise Tax Forum as a top priority. API is committed to following CDC, local government agencies and the The Westin Houston Memorial City Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for hosting in-person events. Should masks be required indoors by state or local regulation in the place of the event, you must wear a mask while in attendance. Though mask usage is always encouraged, it will not be mandated if not required. By attending the 2023 API Excise Tax Forum in Houston, Texas, you agree to comply with all Covid-19 health and safety guidelines adopted by API, that have been recommended by the CDC, local government agencies and the The Westin Houston Memorial City. Your acceptance of the Attendee Duty of Care is a condition of registration and participation in the 2023 API Excise Tax Forum.

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