Important Federal Tax Cases: Relevance to Practice Today (Completed)

Date: Monday, May 11, 2020
Instructor: Annette Nellen
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs
2 hours Federal Tax Law for CTEC

There are federal judicial tax rulings that are cited by courts and in IRS rulings more than other cases. This presentation covers several of these cases and provides examples of how understanding them helps in tax practice and planning. The facts, issue, holding and court’s analysis will be covered to help make these cases more memorable.

Who Should Attend
Practitioners seeking to broaden their understanding of federal tax law to assist with tax research and solving tax issues.

Topics Covered

  • Key federal tax cases often cited, such as Groetzinger, Glenshaw Glass, Tufts, Crane, Duberstein, Cohan, Elliotts, Inc., and others are explained, along with their relevance today
  • Tips for using knowledge of important tax cases in practice

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and explain the facts, issue and holding of several key federal tax cases
  • Recognize how to gain appreciation for why certain cases are cited often in other cases and IRS rulings and how these cases can help in advising clients


Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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