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The IRS Fraud Enforcement Office: Enforcement & Consequences of Tax Fraud

THE IRS FRAUD ENFORCEMENT OFFICE: ENFORCEMENT & CONSEQUENCES OF TAX FRAUD

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.0 hour
CE Credits 1.0 hour
Course Id# - HURS9-T-00621-20-O
Subject Area Taxes (Federal Tax)
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

Now is a good time to enhance your understanding of tax fraud and the IRS’s antifraud enforcement tools  The IRS has created a new Fraud Enforcement Office to develop increased enforcement, both with criminal referrals from the field and additional civil fraud penalties. This webinar will discuss the indicia of fraud, how the IRS identifies and proves fraud, and the civil and criminal consequences of tax fraud, and the relevant procedures. 
 
Learning Objectives:


  • Learn the elements of tax fraud and the IRS’s methods of proving tax fraud

  • Identify “badges of fraud” in your clients’ cases

  • Learn about the civil and criminal consequences to taxpayers who commit tax fraud

  • Learn about methods to remediate tax fraud and avoid adverse consequences for your clients

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Megan L. Brackney joined Kostelanetz & Fink in 2004, and concentrates her practice in the areas of tax controversies, and civil and white collar criminal litigation. Ms. Brackney received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. Ms. Brackney was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Prior thereto, Ms. Brackney was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri. Ms.Brackney taught legal research and writing as an Adjunct Professor at Brooklyn Law School, and taught a seminar in Civil Tax Litigation at New York Law School. Ms. Brackney is a Council Director for the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, and the former Chair of the Taxation Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, former Chair of the Individual and Family Taxation Committee of the American Bar Association, Tax Section, and annually contributes to the two-volume ABA publication, “Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS.” Ms. Brackney also is a regular contributor to the “Tax Controversy Corner of Journal of Pass-through Entities” and other tax journals. She is the recipient of the American Bar Association Tax Section’s John S. Nolan Fellowship for 2008-2009. Ms. Brackney has been recognized by the “New York Super Lawyers” since 2012 and is currently a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.

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Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP enjoys an unparalleled national reputation for representing clients in sensitive and high-stakes negotiations and controversies with government agencies, including tax audits and trials, regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense and complex litigation. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing the finest legal services in all phases of representation, from factual development, through an audit or investigation, to trial or negotiated resolution. We also have an active practice providing tax planning advice, estate planning and representation in government procurement and government contracting.