IRS Practice Series: The Un-agreed Collection Alternatives and Appeals (Completed)

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Instructor: Eva Rosenberg
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs
2 hours Federal Tax Law for CTEC

This course will prepare you to go through IRS's Fast Track Mediation, prepare your case for the IRS Collections Appeals process, and explain how to prepare a your client's case for the various courts. While you may not be able to represent them in the Court system, you can certainly prove their case and be an expert witness. Ms. Rosenberg will take you beyond the fundamentals of tax practice and into areas where skill and finesse are required.

Who Should Attend
Any proactive, current or prospective, Circular 230 practitioner (CPA, EA, attorney or tax preparer) who understands that the IRS is ramping up the "close the tax gap". Tax practitioners who want to prevent the erosion of their client base, as their clients turn to free and cheap tax preparation services online. Tax practitioners who want to protect their clients from IRS' predatory collections action, develop the skills to prevent and/or resolve IRS collections actions and grow their business into this rapidly expanding market.

Topics Covered

  • Fast-Track mediation
  • Collections Appeals
  • Collections Appeals Process (CAP)
  • Equivalency hearings
  • Tax Court
  • Court of Appeals
  • Court of Claims
  • District Court
  • Bankruptcy
  • Protective filings to prepare along the way

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize tools to get past IRS rejections of Offers in Compromise, Installment Agreements, and levy releases
  • Identify how practitioners can expand their practice base to include representation

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
Tax practitioners who want to protect their existing clients from IRS' predatory collections action and grow their business into this rapidly expanding market.

Advance Preparation
None.

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