Federal Tax Controversy: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Critical Issues
Recording Available: Friday, October 16, 2020
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.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group 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 manage possible risks and litigate tax controversies.
Key topics include:
- Recent IRS Trends and Developments
- Notable Pending Cases
- Implications of COVID-19 to Tax Controversies
- Action Items for Tax Professionals
- Best Practices in Defending Against Tax Disputes
Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC
Who Should Attend:
- Tax Managers and Directors
- Tax Lawyers and Consultants
- Tax Accountants
- Tax Advisors
- Tax Compliance Officers
Curtis Elliott is one of the leading tax litigators in the United States. He has over 30 years of experience litigating civil and criminal tax cases, including IRS audits and appeals, and grand jury proceedings. He has extensive courtroom trial experience in the U.S. Tax Court, the Federal District Courts and state courts. His tax advocacy has resolved some of the most complex, high stakes tax cases for clients. Mr. Elliott's clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial companies, estates and individuals. He works closely with co-counsel and CPA firms. Mr. Elliott is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel, and is very active in the ABA Section of Taxation. He speaks at conferences across the country on tax dispute topics. Mr. Elliott also co-authored the nationally published treatise entitled Valuation Practice in Estate Planning and Litigation (Clark Boardman Callahan, 1994).
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of tax laws
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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About Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC
Culp Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC is a Charlotte, North Carolina tax law firm founded in 1982. It provides innovative tax, and legal solutions that create value for its clients, and helps clients achieve the most important goals in their businesses and lives. The Firm represents high-net-worth individuals, successful entrepreneurs, and corporate business clients. Firm members develop effective strategies to save on taxes, representing clients in the areas of estate planning, real estate and commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalizations. Firm members handle civil and criminal tax litigation, and trusts and estates litigation, at all levels of dispute, and represent clients in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. The Firm serves clients throughout the Southeastern United States.