Resolving International Tax Compliance Disputes: FBAR Controversy, Penalties, Appeals, Form 3520/3520-A, Form 5471
Evolution of "Non-Willful" Standard, Identifying Compliance Issues, District Court and Court of Federal Claims Litigation
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE/CPE webinar with Q&A
This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers an in-depth analysis of effective methods and challenges in resolving international tax compliance issues and disputes. The panel will discuss critical tax compliance issues stemming from Forms 3520/3520-A and 5471, navigating FBAR assessments and litigation, the evolution of the "non-willful" standard, and managing administrative appeals, federal district court, and U.S. Court of Federal Claims litigation.
- International tax compliance
- Form 3520/3520-A
- Form 5471
- Managing audits and IRS examinations
- FBAR controversy
- Administrative appeals
- District court and U.S. Court of Federal Claims litigation
- Evolution of IRS "non-willful" standard
- Best practices for tax counsel
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the international tax compliance issues and pitfalls to avoid?
- What are the critical issues stemming from Forms 3520/3520-A and 5471?
- How can you minimize risks of audits?
- What are the key challenges of FBAR controversies, administrative appeals, district court and court of federal claims litigation?
- What are the key issues and requirements of the IRS "non-willful" standard?
Michel R. Stein
Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez
Mr. Stein specializes in tax controversies, as well as tax planning for individuals, businesses and corporations. For... | Read More
Mr. Stein specializes in tax controversies, as well as tax planning for individuals, businesses and corporations. For more than 20 years, he has represented individuals with sensitive issue civil tax examinations where substantial penalty issues may arise, and extensively advised individuals on foreign and domestic voluntary disclosures regarding foreign account and asset compliance matters. Mr. Stein is well respected for his expertise and judgment in handling matters arising from the U.S. government’s ongoing enforcement efforts regarding undeclared interests in foreign financial accounts and assets, including various methods of participating in a timely voluntary disclosure to minimize potential exposure to civil tax penalties and avoiding a criminal tax prosecution referral. Mr. Stein is a frequent lecturer at national and regional conferences on topics including tax compliance sensitive issues, IRS examinations, State and Federal worker classification issues, etc.Close
Steven (Steve) Toscher
Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez
Mr. Toscher has been representing clients for more than 35 years before the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Divisions... | Read More
Mr. Toscher has been representing clients for more than 35 years before the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of the United States Attorney, numerous state taxing authorities and in federal and state court litigation and appeals. Mr. Toscher enjoys a unique combination of solid criminal defense experience and extensive substantive tax experience to assist individuals and entities subject to sensitive government inquiries. He has considerable experience as lead counsel in defending criminal tax fraud investigations (both administrative and grand jury investigations) as well as in defending criminal tax prosecutions (both jury and non-jury). Mr. Toscher’s tax practice includes a wide array of substantive areas including income taxes, estate taxes, employment taxes, sales taxes and property taxes. He is routinely involved in sensitive issue or complex civil tax examinations and administrative appeals on behalf of wealthy individuals and their closely held entities as well as large corporations involving both domestic and foreign tax related issues.Close