The Attorneys at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP continuously participate in numerous events nationally and locally, as well as host educational events for professionals at the New York City office location. Feel free to check our site frequently for upcoming events that the firm will be participating in and hosting.
LIU Post's Civil & Criminal Tax Controversy Updates - 2018 is an annual event for private and government tax professionals to discuss current events and best practices in federal and New York State cases involving criminal and civil tax penalties and enforcement.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will present the keynote address "Hot, Questionable, And Secret Money" at the 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime
This panel will be chaired by Mr. Saul Froomkin QC, Chairman of the Symposium.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will present "Unexplained Wealth In The US: The USA Flexes Its Muscle" at the 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime
This panel will be chaired by Mr. Ian M. Comisky, Partner, Fox Rothchild LLP, Philadelphia and former Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of Florida, USA
Caroline D. Ciraolo will participate in the panel titled "It’s Good to Know the Bad: Financial Crime and How to Counsel Clients" at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section
Join Caroline D. Ciraolo and other panelists at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section! The event includes over 90 CLE programs covering all areas of business law and will provide attendees with opportunities to connect and learn at substantive sessions as well as experience Austin at premier social events where you can network with over 1,600 business law professionals.
Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP and the FBA Section On Taxation host a reception for Albert G. Lauber of the United States Tax Court at the offices of Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP in New York, NY
An evening to socialize with the New York Tax community and meet Judge Lauber. The event is free - courtesy of the FBA Section on Taxation and Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP.
Reception with hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine.
Megan L. Brackney will participate in the panel titled "The New Partnership Audit Rules, Round 2 – After The Partnership Audit, How You And The IRS Fight It Out" at the ABA Section of Taxation 2018 Fall Tax Meeting
In Round 1, the Administrative Law Committee covered what will happen during the audit. In Round 2, we discuss the Final Partnership Adjustment (“FPA”) and what options partnerships have following the end of the audit, including challenges to the adjustments in the FPA. We also discuss the assessment and collection of imputed underpayments and penalties under the new regime, including the operation of the push-out election.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will moderate the panel titled "What Now? Resolving Undisclosed Foreign Financial Assets After OVDP," at the ABA Section of Taxation 2018 Fall Tax Meeting
Atlanta, GA welcomes the ABA Section of Taxation and the Trust and Estate Law Division of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law to the 2018 Fall Tax Meeting, October 4-6, 2018!
Bryan C. Skarlatos will present "Ethical Issues For Tax Practitioners: Good Tax Planning, Aggressive Tax Advice, Or Criminal Tax Evasion" at the 49th Annual Sidney Kess New York Estate, Tax, and Financial Planning Conference
Is that payment a gift or compensation for services? Is the expenditure a deductible repair or a capital improvement? Is the income ordinary income or capital gain? How sure do you have to be before you advise a client on issues such as these? Can you rely on what the client tells you or do you have to audit the client’s information? When can you, as the practitioner, get caught up in the client’s wrongdoing?
Bryan C. Skarlatos will participate in the panel titled "Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance and Business Purpose Doctrines and Related Ethics Issues" at PLI's 2018 Tax Strategies Conference
PLI's 2018 Tax Strategies Conference will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations.
Megan L. Brackney will participate in the panel titled "From The Experts: Tax Controversy And Tax Litigation Update" at the NYU-SPS 77th Institute on Federal Taxation
Tips from the tax trenches from leading tax controversy practitioners in an open discussion regarding pending IRS enforcement priorities, initiatives and campaigns, including the expected termination of the IRS OVDP Procedures re FBARs, effectively responding to IRS information document requests in the new enforcement environment, hot topics and enforcement priorities within the IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Division and the IRS Large Business and International Division.