The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Tax Section present
IRS: We Got What it Takes to Take What You Got (Round 2)

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: Friday, April 25, 2014
Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821

Course No. 1716R

This seminar will include tips from former IRS and Department of Justice attorneys and employees what they couldn't say when they were with the Government - from things not to do, pet peeves, ethical issues and tactical considerations. Don't miss this behind the scenes look at the IRS from past employees of the IRS including keynote speaker, former Commissioner, Lawrence B. Gibbs.

8:20 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Late Registration

8:40 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Harris L. Bonnette, Jr., Esq. Jacksonville, Program Co-Chair

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
The Internal Revenue Manual - Friend or Foe: Collection Procedures and Alternatives, Including What, When Why, and How of OIC, I A, CNC, Bankruptcy, CDP, CAP, Tax Court and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Bob Pope, Esq., Nashville, TN
Internal Revenue Service Office of Appeals
Fran Sheehy, Esq., Coconut Creek

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Appeals Judicial Approach and Culture - Revenue Procedure 2012-18 and Interim Guidance (AP-08-0713-03) Key Changes to Appeals Approach to Examination Cases and Collection Cases and How These Changes Affect Appeals, Practitioners and Help (or Not) Taxpayers.
Darren Guillot, IRS Director, Enterprise Collection Strategy, SBSE
Sheldon Kay, Esq., Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP
Bob Pope, Esq., Nashville, TN

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration) Keynote Speaker
“Solving Tax Problems”
Lawrence B. Gibbs, Former IRS Commissioner, Miller & Chevalier, Washington D.C.

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
The Power to Ruin Your Financial Life: Federal Tax Liens and Tax Judgments. All About Liens, Releases, Withdrawals, Discharge Property From Lien, Subordination, Expiration. Including estate tax liens and what happens when a lien is reduced to judgment and after bankruptcy. How liens affect your credit and what you can do about it.
Internal Revenue Lien Specialist
Paul A. Herman, Esq., Boca Raton
Michael A. Lampert, Esq., West Palm Beach

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
When the IRS is Sanctioned - Paying Attorney’s Fees, Violating the Automatic Stay, Making Improper Disclosures, Direct Communication With Represented Taxpayers.
Harris L. Bonnette, Jr., Jacksonville
Fran Sheehy, Esq., Coconut Creek

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
When Your License to Practice Before the IRS is on the Line - What Every CAF Number Holder Should Know. What Circular 230 Requires and How It is Enforced.
Michael A. Lampert, Esq., West Palm Beach
Bob Pope, Esq., Nashville, TN

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception (Included in registration)

Tax CLE 4-25-14.pdfTax CLE 4-25-14.pdf

To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

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