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Online CPE Criminal Tax CLE

Navigating Through the Nuts and Bolts of Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties in 2017: Practical Guide

Live Webcast Date: Friday, July 07, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Online CPE Criminal Tax

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CPE Criminal Tax Webinar. The Internal Revenue Service is continuing to aggressively pursue both civil and criminal penalties against taxpayer.  Whether it is an offshore examination, payroll tax examination, estate or gift tax examination or an income tax examination, the IRS will consider penalties in all cases.  Likewise, where appropriate, the IRS will consider penalties against tax return preparers, appraisers and other tax professionals.  This presentation will focus on the numerous penalties, defenses to the penalties and strategies for defending against penalties, including in an IRS criminal investigation.

In this two-hour, Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss what taxpayers and their advisers and counsel must know about the bases of these penalties, how to avert them and how to muster effective defensive strategies.

Key Topics:

  • IRS Policy on Penalties
  • Accuracy-Related Penalties
  • Understatements
  • Fraud Penalties
  • Failure to File
  • Preparer Penalties
  • Strict Liability
  • Defenses
  • Penalty Relief

Who Should Attend

  • CPAs
  • Tax Attorneys
  • Enrolled Agents
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Internal Auditors
  • Tax Consultants
  • Controllers
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Faculty

Online CPE Criminal Tax
Kathleen A. Agbayani
Of Counsel
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Online CPE Criminal Tax
Joel N. Crouch
Managing Partner
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.
Online CPE Criminal Tax
David M. Garvin
Attorney
David M. Garvin, P.A.

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Online CPE Criminal Tax

SEGMENT 1:
Kathleen A. Agbayani, Of Counsel
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Civil Tax Penalties

  • § 6651(a)(1) — Failure to File
  • § 6651(a)(3) — Failure to Pay Tax Upon Notice and Demand for Payment
  • § 6652(c)(1)(A) — Failure to File an Exempt Organization Return
  • § 6654 & § 6655 — Failure to Pay Estimated Tax
  • § 6656 — Failure to Deposit Taxes
  • § 6657 — Bad Checks or Insufficient Funds

SEGMENT 2:
Joel N. Crouch, Managing Partner
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.

Tax Preparer Penalties (Excluding Tax Shelters)

  • § 6694(a) and (b) — Understatement of Liability by Tax Return
  • § 6695 — Other Penalties for Preparers
  • § 6701 — Penalties for Aiding and Abetting
  • § 6702 — Frivolous Tax Submissions
  • § 7407 — Action to Enjoin Tax Return Preparer

SEGMENT 3:
David M. Garvin, Attorney
David M. Garvin, P.A.

Criminal Tax Penalties

  • § 7201 — Tax Evasion
  • § 7202 — Failure to Collect and Pay Over
  • § 7203 — Failure to File
  • § 7205(a) — False W-4
  • § 7206(1) — False Statement
  • § 7206(2) — Aiding or Presenting False Document
  • § 7207 — False Document Presentation
  • § 7212 — Corrupt Interference

Online CPE Criminal Tax

Online CPE Criminal Tax

Kathleen A. AgbayaniOf CounselBaker & McKenzie LLP

Kathleen Agbayani is Of Counsel in the North American Tax Practice Group. She joined Baker & McKenzie’s Washington, DC office after serving as an attorney-advisor for the Honorable Robert N. Armen, Jr., at the United States Tax Court. Ms. Agbayani represents foreign and domestic clients in all stages of tax controversies, advising clients facing potential tax controversies pre-audit, during the audit and administrative appeals, and during alternative dispute resolution proceedings and in U.S. Tax Court.  She routinely advises foreign and domestic clients on their cross-border investments, offshore trust instruments, U.S. fiscal information reporting, global wealth management, and voluntary disclosures. Ms. Agbayani also actively provides pro bono advice to many pro bono clients including the American University Washington College of Law Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic and D.C. Tax Legal Assistance, American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project. 

Online CPE Criminal Tax

Joel N. CrouchManaging PartnerMeadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.

Mr. Crouch is Managing Partner of Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.  He represents a broad range of clients, including individual taxpayers, closely-held business enterprises, estates, corporations and tax advisors in all stages of federal civil and criminal tax proceedings.  In almost 30 years of practice, he has helped his clients resolve hundreds of civil and criminal tax matters, many of which involved sophisticated and complex legal and tax issues, both domestic and international.  Mr. Crouch is board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been recognized as one of the best in his field by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics Magazines by being named a Texas Super Lawyer from 2003 through 2015.  He has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine for the year 2012-2015 and he has also been named to Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law in 2015.  In October 2013, he was recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense Law by ALM as published in The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal.  He is a frequent speaker on both substantive and procedural tax issues for both legal and accounting professionals.  Topics include Tax Shelter Defense, IRS Examinations, Appeals, Litigation and Collection Strategies, IRS Criminal Investigations, IRS Offshore Activities, IRS Focus on Tax Professionals, Employment Classification, IRS penalties, and Litigating Partnership Tax Cases. Mr. Crouch has published various articles re: the IRS & tax procedures.

Online CPE Criminal Tax

David M. GarvinAttorneyDavid M. Garvin, P.A.

David M. Garvin is a Florida Bar certified tax lawyer whose practice concentrates on federal white collar crimes and tax defense. Mr. Garvin holds an LLM in taxation and is also a CPA. He is nationally renown for his numerous not guilty verdicts. Clients have included celebrities, sports figures, politicians, doctors, lawyers, accountants and businessmen.  The IRS reports that during the past 17 ½ years, Mr. Garvin represented approximately 10% of all taxpayers that were found not guilty on all counts in criminal tax cases located in the Southern Region of the United States.

Mr. Garvin holds an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been designated as a Preeminent Lawyer in both criminal and tax law. He has been selected by SuperLawyers for the past nine consecutive years. Mr. Garvin is a two time winner of the Daily Business Review’s Most Effective Lawyer of the Year award.

Online CPE Criminal Tax

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in taxation

Course Code:
   146251

NASBA Field of Study:
   Taxes - Technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Baker McKenzie has provided sophisticated legal advice and services to many of the world's most dynamic and global organizations since our founding in 1949. With a network of more than 4,200+ locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 77 offices worldwide and 47 countries, Baker McKenzie has the knowledge and resources to deliver the broad scope of quality legal services required to respond effectively to international and local needs -- consistently, confidently, and with sensitivity for cultural, social, and legal practice differences.

Baker McKenzie’s 10,000+ lawyers, supporting professionals, and staff are citizens of more than 60 countries. Baker McKenzie’s professionals are admitted to practice in nearly 250 jurisdictions and have been educated at more than 1,200 institutions, including nearly all of the world's leading law schools.

Website: https://www.bakermckenzie.com/

Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P. is a Dallas based law firm that has provided business, tax and regulatory solutions to individuals and corporate clients since 1983.  Meadows Collier’s litigation practice focuses on defending clients in investigations, litigation and other civil, criminal and administrative controversies with governmental agencies, including disputed individual, partnership, corporate, and estate tax issues, and regulatory and enforcement agency investigations.  The firm also practices in the areas of Real Estate, Corporate and Securities, and Commercial Litigation.

Website: https://www.meadowscollier.com/

David M. Garvin is a Florida Bar certified tax lawyer whose practice concentrates on federal white collar crimes and tax defense. Mr. Garvin holds an LLM in taxation and is also a CPA. He is nationally renown for his numerous not guilty verdicts. Clients have included celebrities, sports figures, politicians, doctors, lawyers, accountants and businessmen.  The IRS reports that during the past 17 ½ years, Mr. Garvin represented approximately 10% of all taxpayers that were found not guilty on all counts in criminal tax cases located in the Southern Region of the United States.

Mr. Garvin holds an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been designated as a Preeminent Lawyer in both criminal and tax law. He has been selected by SuperLawyers for the past nine consecutive years. Mr. Garvin is a two time winner of the Daily Business Review’s Most Effective Lawyer of the Year award.

Website: https://www.davidmgarvin.com/

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