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.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will present "Penalties Above 20%: What Are They, When Are They Applied, And How Do You Defend?" at the 65th Annual Taxation Conference
Discuss the various penalties, when they may apply, and applicable defenses, when the IRS seeks to impose accuracy-related penalties in excess of 20%, including gross valuation misstatements, undisclosed non-economic substance transactions, undisclosed foreign financial asset understatements, and undisclosed listed and other avoidance transactions.
Jerald David August will lecture on "The Attorney-Client Privilege And Work Product Doctrine In Tax Controversies" at the American Law Institute Video Webcast
When a federal tax dispute arises, government officials often seek to obtain attorney-client communications such as letters, e-mails, and statements.
Megan L. Brackney will present "Use Of Reasonable Cause To Avoid Penalties" at the 2018 PrimeGlobal North America Annual Tax Conference
For over 35 years, the PrimeGlobal Annual Tax Conference has proved its worth. Delegates leave with the very best in tax planning ideas, up-to-the-minute federal and state tax updates, strong relationships with some of the smartest tax partners in the industry, and a wealth of practice management tips and tools to make busy season run smoothly. 2018 will be no exception!
Megan L. Brackney will chair the panel "Is Voluntary Compliance Becoming Less Voluntary? A Whistleblower Case Study And Other Tax Compliance Topics" at the NYSBA Tax Section Annual Meeting
This panel will discuss ethical issues related to the discovery, correction, and prevention of tax non-compliance, including a whistle-blower case that raises these issues, ethical considerations when handling an internal tax investigation, and advising clients on correcting past non-compliance.
Bryan C. Skarlatos will chair the program "Nuts And Bolts Of Tax Penalties 2018: A Primer On The Standards, Procedures & Defenses Relating To Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties" at the Practising Law Institute
This one-day seminar is a unique opportunity to review the various tax penalties that can be imposed, the standards and transactions that can trigger penalties and sanctions, the procedures the Internal Revenue Service must follow to assess penalties and the defenses that can be asserted.