Conflicts of interest arise in practice before the IRS all the time, and smart practitioners need to know how to spot and avoid those conflicts before it becomes a malpractice or a disciplinary issue. In this session, attendees learned about common conflicts of interest that arise in practice before the IRS, and the best way to avoid them.
- Identifying when you may have a conflict of interest with a client.
- Understanding and identifying when two clients have a conflict of interest with each other.
- Identifying which conflicts of interest are waivable, and best practices for getting conflict waivers.
- Understanding what conflicts of interest cannot be waived, and how to withdraw from representation when necessary.