Megan L. Brackney participated in the panel titled "Bringing Your Client In From The Cold" at the Quinnipiac University 2nd Annual Criminal Tax Day
Many clients either fail to report items or claim items on their tax returns that have no basis in fact. What do you do with the client who needs to clean up their issues before the IRS funds the issue? This panel reviewed options for cleaning up back tax issues, including amending tax returns and utilizing the voluntary disclosure program, and when practitioners should consider one option over the other.
Megan L. Brackney participated in the panel titled "Dealing With The Undocumented Worker" at the Quinnipiac University 2nd Annual Criminal Tax Day
Businesses that hire undocumented employees have many issues, not the least of which are payroll tax problems, Department of Labor issues and immigration violations. Our panel walked through these issues and what you can do for your client before the IRS shows up, and what can be done after its agents knock on the client’s door.
Megan L. Brackney chaired the panel "Is Voluntary Compliance Becoming Less Voluntary? A Whistleblower Case Study And Other Tax Compliance Topics" at the NYSBA Tax Section Annual Meeting in New York
This panel discussed 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.
Megan L. Brackney presented "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 the busy season run smoothly.
The Executive Taxation Series is offered by the Zicklin School of Business in partnership with the Division of Continuing Professional and Professional Studies at Baruch College. Through this Executive Series, Baruch provided alumni and other members of the tax community with an opportunity to earn up to 24 hours of CPE in taxation.