Tax Talk Today tells tax professionals about Tax Shelter abuse. Every taxpayer dollar that comes into the Internal Revenue Service is important, and that's one reason why the agency is consistently vigilant about tax shelter review and regulation.
In February's Tax Talk Today, panelists will update you on a number of tax shelter issues.
What: Tax Talk TodayÂ® will cover:
- An IRS report on trends seen in tax shelter activity.
- Issue identification, legal guidance and analysis of shelters.
- Review of current IRS tax shelter regulation and compliance strategies.
When: Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2:00 to 3:00 pm EST
Who: The panel will include:
- K. Steven Burgess, acting director of Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions in Compliance Policy, IRS Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division
- Kathy Petronchak, acting director of Pre-Filing and Technical Guidance, IRS Large and Mid-Size Business (LMSB) Operating Division
- Thomas Callahan, CPA and chair of the Thompson Hine's Taxation Practice Group.
- Les Witmer, communications consultant and 23-year veteran of the IRS, (Moderator of broadcast)
After an open discussion, the panelists will answer e-mailed, faxed or phoned-in viewer questions about tax shelter enforcement.