CPE Course Information
|Course Title:||WEBINAR 2017 IRS Representation with Robert E. McKenzie, Atty., Arnstein & Lehr LLP|
|Description:||2017 Representation Update Course Description: Over the past several years the IRS has seen its budget cut significantly. There has been a corresponding reduction in the quality of service provided by IRS. It has dramatically reduced its enforcement efforts. This class will examine the methods IRS is using in this new enforcement environment. It will cover new IRS examination priorities and procedures, IRS collection priorities and procedures, IRS criminal investigation initiatives, recent important developments for practitioners, taxpayer advocate services report on problems in the tax system, new procedures at IRS campuses and the impact of new IRS leadership. Learning Objectives: 1. Learn of IRS initiatives in examinations 2. Learn of current changes in IRS collection procedures 3. Understand the IRS offshore compliance initiative 4. Understand the IRS budget problems and its impact on your clients Robert E. McKenzie is a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois, concentrating his practice in representation before the Internal Revenue Service and state agencies. He has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation. He has presented courses before thousands of CPA’s, attorneys and enrolled agents nationwide. He has made numerous media appearances including Dateline NBC and The ABC Nightly News. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McKenzie was employed by the Internal Revenue Service, Collection Division, in Chicago, Illinois. Since entering private practice, he has dedicated a major portion of his time to representation before the IRS. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. McKenzie was a member of the IRS Advisory Council, which advises IRS management. He has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and serves as its President. He was vice chair of the ABA Tax Section (2003-2005). Mr. McKenzie is past chairman of the Employment Tax Committee, past co-chair of the Task Force for Bankruptcy Legislation of the ABA Section on Taxation and past chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Federal Tax Committee. He was Dean of the National Tax Practice Institute (1998-2002). Additional information can be found on Mr. McKenzie’s website, mckenzielaw.com, where he also keeps an active tax blog. Mr. McKenzie received his J.D. with High Honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Kent College of Law.|
|Sponsor:||PSTAP - State|
|Number of Days:||1|
|CPE Credits:||2 Credits Tax (Federal)|
|Start Time:||12:30 p.m.|
|End Time:||2:30 p.m.|
|PSTAP Member Rate:||89.00|
|No show, no refund.|
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