Despite deadline extensions and a challenging environment caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its strict tax enforcement. Audit activity is expected to be more aggressive as governments grapple to cover the current budget deficit and falling revenues. However, businesses facing assessments or controversies may be able to settle cases more favorably under the present financial crisis.
Thus, the need for a prompt and professional legal advice remains crucial even amidst the pandemic. Tax professionals should stay conversant with the ever-changing IRS enforcement strategies and legal revamps to successfully address their clients’ potential or ongoing tax disputes. Corporate executives should be equally current to take advantages of new opportunities to reduce federal tax liabilities.
In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned tax litigators W. Curtis Elliott, Jr. (Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC) and Barry A. Furman (Fineman Krekstein & Harriswill) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in tax enforcement. Speakers will also outline the leading practices to help tax professionals represent clients before the IRS and litigate tax controversies, and help tax professionals and corporate executive manage possible risks and reduce liabilities.
Key topics include:
- Recent IRS Trends and Developments
- Implications of COVID-19 to Tax Controversies
- Action Items for Tax Professionals
- Best Practices in Defending Against Tax Disputes