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Tax Procedure


Cost Free
Presentation Length 2.0 hours

Recorded DateJanuary 27, 2020
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

This seminar will introduce the process from filing a tax return to the IRS audit, IRS Appeals, Collections and litigation at courts of original jurisdiction.  We will discuss the options taxpayers have at any point in the process with reference to real-life stories from the trenches. This course is ideal for CPAs, EAs, or other tax professionals.

Learning Objectives: 
By the end of the seminar, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the audit process from the initial filing of the return to collections.

  • Determine the options available to taxpayers at each stage of the audit process.

  • Ascertain risk factors to consider in determining the best course of action for the client.

  • Apply the soft skills needed when interfacing with the IRS audit team to achieve the best possible result.

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Professor Allsion McLeod is currently a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas, and has taught classes in Corporate Income Taxes, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation, Individual Taxes, Tax Research, Ethics and Financial Accounting. Prior to going into academia, she worked for 18 years in industry and in a Big Four accounting firm. Professor McLeod earned a law degree from Baylor School of Law, and an LL.M. degree in Taxation from Southern Methodist School of Law. She has been a licensed CPA since 1993 and has been licensed to practice law since 1992.

About Our Presenter

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Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, has served as an expert witness in multi-million dollar cases involving tax litigation and accounting malpractice.

Professor McLeod is also a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.  Her courses include Ethics, Corporate Taxation, Tax Research and Financial Accounting.