S13-2019 Representation Update

Thursday, June 27 | 8:00 am - 9:40 am
Track: Representation
     2 hours Federal Tax Law (EA, CRTP, OTRP)
     2 hours Taxes/Tax Planning (CPA, CFP)
     1.75 hours Taxation Law (Attorney – CA Bar MCLE)
     2 hours (CSEA/NAEA)
Speaker: Mark F. Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP

Description: Over the past several years the IRS has seen its budget cut significantly. The resulting reduction in the quality of service provided by IRS has dramatically reduced its enforcement efforts. This session will examine the methods IRS is using in this new environment. We will cover new IRS examination priorities and procedures, IRS collection priorities and procedures, IRS criminal investigation initiatives, recent important developments for practitioners, taxpayer advocate services report on problems in the tax system, new procedures at IRS campuses and the impact of new IRS leadership.

Learning Objectives
1. Learn of IRS initiatives in examinations
2. Learn of current changes in IRS collection procedures
3. Understand the IRS offshore compliance initiative
4. Understand the IRS budget problems and its impact on your clients
5. See how to reduce IRS penalties

Learning Level: All learning levels

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None