What Tax Practitioners Should Know About the Status of IRS Audits (TPCA)

Michael J. Tucker, JD, CPA , Ian Redpath, Esq., Shannon Smith, Esq., Lance Weiss, CPA, CVA
  • 3
  • Basic
  • Taxes
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Even during the pandemic, the IRS continued to audit taxpayers. Tax practitioners should be aware of IRS initiatives that could result in more of their clients undergoing audits. This program features experienced tax practitioners explaining the current status of IRS audits, which entities and transactions are specifically targeted and how tax practitioners should manage an IRS audit when a client receives a notice.

Major Topics:

  • Overview of IRS audits
  • Common issues in IRS audits
  • How the IRS conducts and concludes an audit 
  • Which taxpayers have a greater chance of audit
  • Potential IRS audit outcomes and penalties
  • Taxpayer rights during an audit
  • Information document requests
  • What happens when a client agrees or disagrees with the IRS’s audit findings
  • Audit reconsideration and audit appeal
  • IRS audit targets

Learning Objectives

  • Be familiar with the current state of IRS audits
  • Present an effective defense against an IRS audit

Any tax practitioner advising clients with respect to an IRS audit





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