Hot Topics in Tax Law
Wednesday, October 26, 2016; 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
2.5 NY Credits: 2.5 PP;
2.5 NJ Credits: 2.5 General
2.5 CPE Credits in Taxation for Accountants
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Taxation Committee
Program Chair and Co-Moderator: Carmela Walrond, Law Offices of Spar and Bernstein, PC
Moderator: Nicole Hamlett, Hamlett Tax Law, PLLC
Faculty: MIchael J. DeMatos, IRS General Counsel Office; Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA); Allan R. Pearlman,Law Office of Allan R. Pearlman, Chair NYCLA’s Taxation Committee; Kristen Bailey, Director of Collection Policy, IRS
Join NYCLA’s Taxation Law Committee and an outstanding panel of experts – including Nina Olson, the voice of the taxpayer within the IRS and before Congress -- as they explore some of the hottest issues in tax law today. Topics include:
- Ins and Outs of Collection Due process cases;
- Collection Alternatives
- The Office of the Taxpayer Advocate Issues: When to seek the assistance of the taxpayer advocate, when not to? When to seek assistance from a local taxpayer advocate office versus when to seek the assistance of the National Taxpayer Advocate office; What qualifies as a “system or procedure” as having “failed to operate as intended”? When does the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate consider a taxpayer to be “experiencing economic harm” or be “about to suffer economic harm”?
- What constitutes “significant costs if relief is not granted”?