Live Webcast: The IRS Casts Eagle Eye on Tax Shelters

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 Today® 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

Where: http://www.TaxTalkToday.TV

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.

You may like these other stories...

School tax breaks get House support as Democrats objectRichard Rubin of Bloomberg reported that the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to expand and simplify tax breaks for education as Republicans continue to pass...
Many senior US tax professionals believe that a streamlined audit process will be the top benefit resulting from the IRS Transfer Pricing Audit Roadmap, a new toolkit organized around a notional 24-month audit timeline,...
Tax accounting to be simplified for money-market fundsThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 on Wednesday for sweeping changes to institutional money-market funds, Emily Chasan, senior editor of...

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
Aug 5
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.
Aug 20
In this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm’s services.
Aug 21
Meet budgets and client expectations using project management skills geared toward the unique challenges faced by CPAs. Kristen Rampe will share how knowing the keys to structuring and executing a successful project can make the difference between success and repeated failures.