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November 17, 2017
3:00PM - 5:00PM ET

$79

Webcast
2
Basic
Taxes
None

Course Description

Each day the Internal Revenue Service asserts millions of dollars in tax penalties against taxpayers. Many of those penalties are subsequently abated because of quality representation by experienced practitioners. This class will cover the basics of supporting the reduction of IRS tax penalties. The following topics will be covered:
• Reasonable Cause
• Ordinary Business Care and Prudence
• Internal Revenue Service Preferred Reasons for Abatement of Penalties
• A practical approach to seeking abatement of penalties



Instructor

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq.

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq., is a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois, concentrating his practice in representation before the IRS and state tax agencies. He has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation and has made numerous media appearances, including on Dateline NBC and ABC World News Tonight.

Bob has been elected to the American College of Tax Counsel where he serves as secretary/treasurer of its board of regents. Prior to entering private practice, he was employed by the IRS Collection Division in Chicago, Illinois. From 2009–2011, Bob served as a member of the IRS Advisory Council (IRSAC), a group appointed by the IRS Commissioner.

Bob is the author of Representation Before the Collection Division of the IRS as well as the coauthor of Representing the Audited Taxpayer Before the IRS and Representation Before the United States Tax Court.



Course Specifics

Taxes
May 19, 2017
None
WC18176148
None


Compliance Information

103220
IRS Provider #: OMYXB
IRS Course ID: 0MYXB-T-01166-17-O
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Provider #: 2071
CTEC Course ID: 2071-CE-1120
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Substantially reduce many tax penalties asserted by the Internal Revenue Service against your clients
• Recognize the current challenges facing the IRS



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