Niles Elber Explores How the IRS is Asserting Penalties at National Institute Tax Controversy Conference
Hear a roundtable discussion regarding issues of good faith, reasonable cause and reliance or ignorance as possible defenses to accuracy penalties. Special focus on defending against the civil fraud penalty, including the legal standards, tips for avoiding it, and strategies for handling it at appeals and in Tax Court litigation. The IRS has become more diligent about asserting taxpayer penalties, and recent cases have addressed taxpayers’ ability to avoid penalties by relying on the advice of a professional. Practical advice and recommendations to protect your client . . . and you!