Hot Topics In Tax Law

October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New York Counsel Lawyers' Association
14 Vesey St
New York, NY 10007
New York County Lawyers' Association

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 WalrondLaw 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 Olsonthe 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
  • Appeals
  • 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”?

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