The Coronavirus pandemic has ushered in extraordinary economic and social challenges. Recent congressional Acts, such as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, provide economic and tax relief that has important implications for businesses—big and small. The Internal Revenue Service has also issued a series of notices and other guidance providing tax-related relief. This presentation will provide viewers with a summary of the key provisions and changes that you need to know now.
Mr. Freeman is the founding member of Freeman Law, PLLC. He is a dual-credentialed attorney-CPA, author, law professor, and trial attorney. Mr. Freeman has been recognized multiple times by D Magazine as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, and by Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly magazine. He was recently honored by the American Bar Association, receiving its “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” in America award, and recognized as a Top 100 Up-And-Coming Attorney in Texas. He was also named the “Leading Tax Controversy Litigation Attorney of the Year” for the State of Texas by AI.
He serves on the law school faculty at SMU’s Dedman School of Law, where he teaches a course in the law of federal income taxation, and he is a frequent public speaker across the country, presenting and educating on various legal topics. He is the President of the North Texas chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs, a former executive board member of the Texas Society of CPAs, and the chairman-elect to the Texas Society of CPAs. He is also a council member for the Tax Section of the Texas State Bar.
Mr. Freeman represents clients in litigation and disputes, with a particular focus on federal and state tax controversies, as well as white-collar and financial disputes, both civil and criminal. He handles IRS audits and other investigations, and represents clients facing tax and white-collar or financial-related charges. He also advises and assists clients with tax and regulatory compliance, including domestic and international tax planning and regulatory reporting requirements, as well as cryptocurrency and Blockchain implementations.