Tips for Effectively Working with the Taxpayer Advocate Service
Tuesday, May 11th | 2pm-3pm Eastern
Erin Collins, National Taxpayer Advocate, discusses some common challenges the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) encounters in addressing individual taxpayer case issues and shares suggestions as to how representatives can most effectively work with TAS to facilitate resolution for their clients.
Participants will earn: 1.0 CPE/CE credit
Field of Study: Taxation
Presented by: Erin M. Collins – National Taxpayer Advocate
Erin Collins is the “voice of the taxpayer” within the IRS and before Congress. Under her leadership, the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within the IRS, helps taxpayers resolve their IRS account issues and advocates for systemic change to mitigate taxpayer problems and protect taxpayer rights. She joined the Taxpayer Advocate Service in March 2020.
Erin has more than 35 years of experience in tax law, spanning 15 years in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel and 20 years at the accounting firm of KPMG LLP, from which she retired in 2019 as the Tax Managing Director in charge of its tax controversy practice for the Western region. She was the co-author of the Practising Law Institute’s IRS Practice and Procedure Deskbook and has spoken frequently on IRS practice, procedure, controversy, and litigation matters before professional organizations.
Who Should Attend: Any tax professional that wants to better understand how to represent troubled taxpayers.
Advance preparation: None
Program level: Intermediate – Attendees should possess the knowledge common to CPAs, EAs, and Attorneys.
Delivery Method: Group Live
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