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.
This course will cover issues that arise for the tax-preparer when working with clients who don’t have adequate records. Schedule C pitfalls, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), use of reconstructions and estimates, the Cohan rule, and the AICPA Statement on Standards with respect to the use of estimates. This session will cover tips and ideas on how to handle such issues from tax-return preparation through audit.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will moderate the panel titled "The Current State Of The IRS" at the NYC Bar Association Personal Income Tax Committee Annual Town Hall
For years Congress has asked the IRS to do more with less. Notwithstanding budget cuts, the Service remains responsible for, among other things, civil and criminal tax enforcement and assisting millions of taxpayers comply with their legal obligations. This Town Hall will address how fiscal constraints affect the IRS’s ability to execute its mission. Caroline Ciraolo, the former Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Tax Division, will moderate a discussion of the Service’s current enforcement priorities as well as its efforts to assist taxpayers and taxpayer representatives facing bureaucratic hurdles and complex tax issues.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will participate in the panel titled "The Current Filing Season: An Update On Some Issues Facing Practitioners And Taxpayers" at the 2019 ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting
Reducing burdens in the tax filing process is a key goal for policymakers. As the filing season is upon us, this panel will explore key ways that the IRS and Congress have attempted to make the process simpler for taxpayers, including the introduction of a postcard Form 1040, an increase in the standard deduction and the creation of an Annual Filing Season Program designed to give taxpayers greater information about the qualifications of unlicensed tax return preparers.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will participate in the panel titled "Tax Advice In The Age Of The 24-Hour News Cycle" at the 2019 ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting
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