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FROM BAD TO WORSE: WHEN AN AUDIT GOES CRIMINAL - PART I

Cost Free   CPE Credits 1.0 hour    1 hour for EAs (Federal Tax Update): Course Id# - HURS9-U-00110-16-O  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone  Who should attend? CFO / Controller
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Course Description

This presentation will provide accountants and other tax professionals with an understanding of the stages of a criminal tax case and the strategies available at each stage to avoid a criminal trial. In Part I, panelists will discuss the sources of criminal tax cases and the evaluation and investigation involved in an “eggshell audit”. The panelists will also cover the coordination between the IRS civil team and IRS criminal investigation division.

Learning Objectives

  • gain an understanding of the criminal tax process and procedural complexity as compared to a civil audit

  • learn how to identify potential criminal tax issues early

  • develop an understanding of the IRS’ varying investigative techniques to identify criminal tax issues

  • learn how to distinguish potential civil penalty issues from criminal issues

  • gain insight regarding how to defend a “sensitive” audit with criminal issues or a parallel proceeding

  • learn to identify various points in the criminal tax process where resolution is most likely

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"A must-see topic for every practitioner involved in IRS audits. Excellent, crisp presentation."

"By far this was the best webinar I have attended."

"Outstanding presentation. Will probably take this again as the info was very informative."

"This was possibly the best CPE presentation that I have attended from CPA Academy! Presenters were super-knowledgeable and offered numerous tips and much great advice for tax practitioners. What I learned today will be a boon to my practice."

"Chock full of really good information. Well presented. Thank you!"

"Great webinar! Thank you!"

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Travis concentrates his practice on federal and state civil and criminal tax controversies, tax planning, and estate planning. He represents individuals, partnerships, and corporations through all stages of tax investigations and litigation. He also works with individuals and families to efficiently plan for the future, including estate planning and business succession planning. In addition, Travis is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he has taught criminal and civil tax controversy courses. Prior to co-founding Greaves | Wu, he served as the Tax and Economic Policy Advisor to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, practiced in the tax group of a major international law firm and served as an Attorney Advisor at the United States Tax Court.

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Josh Wu advises large corporations, mid-size businesses, startup companies, and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of federal tax law. He has particular experience with resolving complex IRS audits, administrative appeals, civil tax litigation, offshore trusts and assets, multijurisdictional investigations, and IRS collection matters.

Josh represents clients in an array of tax controversies and tax litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

He regularly helps clients respond to IRS information document requests, manage electronic discovery, prepare for interviews with the IRS, and navigate procedural issues.

Prior to joining Strasburger, Josh worked for several international law firms, including Latham & Watkins LLP, and has been quoted in major news outlets such as The Street, Federal Tax Weekly, and Business News Daily.

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  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • Multiple attendees: In order to receive CPE for multiple attendees, ensure that at least one person signs up for the webinar. At the completion of the webinar a proctor form is provided. Alternatively, you may also login to your account following the webinar and click on the MY ACCOUNT button where you will find a link to the proctor letter.

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CPAwebengage, Inc. (Sponsor Id#: 111889) 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 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 through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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CPAwebengage, Inc. (Sponsor Id#: HURS9) has entered into an agreement with the Internal Revenue Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, section 10.6(g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the IRS as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual. Credit earned by attendees with a PTIN will be reported directly to the IRS as required of all providers. To ensure your CPE hours are reported, update your profile in My Account to include your PTIN number. Please note: IRS CE is only mandatory for EAs and ERPAs. For all other tax return preparers, CE is voluntary.

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Founded in 1939, Strasburger serves the legal needs of local, regional, national, and international companies, privately held businesses, governmental entities, and individuals. The firm has more than 200 attorneys with offices in Austin, Beaumont, Collin County, Dallas, Houston, Mexico City, New York, San Antonio, and Washington, D.C.