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EYL150223-Introduction to IRS Practice and Procedure CLE
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This seminar, presented by the Young Lawyers Section, will provide a basic review of IRS practice and procedure for attorneys. Learn the basics of IRS administrative appeals, statute of limitations, and collections. Complimentary dinner and parking provided by KPMG LLP. 2.0 hours CLE credit.

When: Monday, February 23, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
1 Financial Plaza
Ste 1100
Hartford, Connecticut  06103
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL150223

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours

About the Program:

This seminar will include a basic review of IRS practice and procedure for attorneys, including administrative appeals, statutes of limitations, and collections. The program will address strategies for resolving civil and criminal controversies with the IRS.  You will learn alternatives for resolving payment of delinquent taxes, how to deal with a tax audit involving potential criminal conduct, and how to challenge a tax liability through administrative appeal and judicial review.

Who Should Attend:

Solo and small firm attorneys in general practice, who serve clients with tax controversy or collection matters.

You Will Learn About:

 IRS Collection

  • Collection Due Process Notice
  • Offers in Compromise
  • Installment Agreements
  • The IRS lien and its impact on collection
  • Employment tax liabilities and the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

Tax Audit / Criminal Considerations

  • Statutes of limitations
  • Eggshell audits
  • The fraud referral
  • IRS administrative investigation
  • Accountant-client privilege
  • Methods of proof
  • Sentencing issues

Tax Appeals and Litigation

  • Filing the Protest
  • Leveling the Playing Field: Attorney’s fees
  • Notice of deficiency
  • Choice of Forum and jurisdictional requirements​


Program Chair and Moderator:

Michael Duffy, KPMG LLP, Hartford



Richard Convicer, Convicer & Percy LLP, Glastonbury


Event Cost: CBA Member $75
                     Non-Member $125
                     Law/Paralegal Student $25

Dinner and parking validation provided by KPMG LLP

** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds are not available with less than two business days’ notice.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.



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