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Defending Against IRS Audits of Closely Held Companies, Part I: Live Audio Webcast | WebCredenza*
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When: Monday, August 3, 2020
Log-In: 12:45 PM | Program: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Audio Webcast: WebCredenza

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You will access this CLE program through a third-party website. 

CLE Credits: 1.0

This program will provide you with a practical guide to defending closely held businesses and owners against IRS audits and collection activity. The program will discuss counseling clients about what to expect in the process and preparing their documentation for review.  It will also cover assessing their potential liability and preparing strategies accordingly.  The differences between income and employment tax issues will also be covered. This program will provide you with real world guide to defending against IRS audit and collection activity of closely held companies. 

Day 1:

  • Ascertaining the IRS’s goals and determining a reasonable range of settlements
  • Types of settlements and IRS settlement standards
  • Appeals process and rates of success at each level
  • Negotiating an audit settlement in anticipation of collections
  • Collections process, defenses, and forms of penalty

Day 2:

  • Counseling clients about the scope and nature of IRS collection activity
  • IRS use of asset freezes – cash and liquid assets
  • Liens and levies – and how to obtain releases
  • Obtaining injunctive relief from collection activity
  • Interrelationship of bankruptcy law and collection activity

Registration Fee: $65

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This program must be completed on the scheduled time and date in order to receive live credit.  Once completed you will receive your certificate from the Maine State Bar Association.

If viewed after the program you will receive 
general self-study credit provided by WebCredenza  


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