Caroline D. Ciraolo presented "Coming Attractions in Tax Controversies" at the 2017 IRS Tax Problem Resolution Spring Conference
When was the last time you had the chance to gaze into the crystal ball housing the IRS playbook? Never, Right? Caroline Ciraolo joined us in San Antonio fresh from DOJ. She has resigned her position with DOJ and joined us in representing taxpayers before the IRS. This event was a unique opportunity to learn the DOJ perspective on tax administration and enforcement.
Former Head of DOJ Tax Division and Former Assistant Chief of Criminal Enforcement to Launch New Washington Office
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2017) — Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP is pleased to announce that Caroline Ciraolo, former head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, and Jay Nanavati, a former Assistant Chief of the Tax Division’s Criminal Enforcement Section, have joined the firm as partners and founders of the firm’s new Washington, D.C. office.
On Aug. 29, 2013, the Department of Justice announced the Program for Non-Prosecution Agreements or Non-Target Letters for Swiss Banks.1 Between March 30, 2015, and Jan. 27, 2016, the DOJ entered into 78 non-prosecution agreements with a total of 80 Swiss banks, collecting more than $1.3 billion in penalties, getting a trove of information regarding accounts related to U.S. taxpayers, and ensuring the cooperation of participating banks.