Michael Sardar moderated the panel "Ethical Obligations To Report Misconduct by Other Practitioners and Taxpayers" at the 2019 New England IRS Representation Conference in Uncasville, CT

Tax practitioners should be mindful of their ethical obligation to report tax-related misconduct under the internal revenue laws, the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and Circular 230.  This group of experienced panelists examined when, whether, and how to complain about professional misconduct by private practice and government attorneys or the Court. The panelists also discussed when, whether, and how to report tax-related misconduct by unscrupulous tax professionals.

Moderator:

  • Michael Sardar, Esq., Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, New York, NY

Panel:

  • Zhanna A. Ziering, Esq., Caplin & Drysdale, New York, NY
  • Guinevere M. Moore, Esq., Johnson Moore, Chicago, IL
  • G. Michelle Ferreira, Esq., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, San Francisco, CA