BEPC's NAEPC Webinar Viewing Party: The IRS Dirty Dozen

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Zoom - please see link in event information
Speaker: Caroline D. Ciraolo and John D. (Don) Fort

About the Program

This exciting and timely presentation will address the IRS “Dirty Dozen,” a variety of common scams that taxpayers may encounter anytime but that peak during filing season as people prepare their returns or hire someone to help with their taxes, enforcement priorities, international and cryptocurrency enforcement efforts, parallel proceedings, and best practices that all members should be aware of.

About the Speaker

Caroline Ciraolo, former Acting Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, is a partner with Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP and founder of its Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on civil tax controversies, including representation in sensitive audits, administrative appeals, and litigation, providing tax advice, conducting internal investigations, and representing individuals and entities in criminal tax investigations and prosecutions. Caroline is Immediate Past President of the American College of Tax Counsel and an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center (International Tax Controversies and Criminal Tax Law and Procedure) and University of Baltimore School of Law Graduate Tax Program (Tax Practice and Procedure and Investigation, Prosecution and Defense of Tax Crimes).

John D. (Don) Fort is the immediate past Chief of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation (CI) Division. Mr. Fort is currently the Director of Investigations at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, and the Chief Business Officer for IVIX Tech. Having spent nearly 30 years in law enforcement for the federal government, Mr. Fort has deep expertise in financial crimes, and has developed an extensive network of connections both within the government and in private industry. At K&F, he now assists clients facing governmental investigations involving all manner of alleged financial and economic crimes, including tax controversies or suspected tax crimes, money laundering, and Bank Secrecy Act violations. Mr. Fort also is involved in conducting internal investigations and advising clients on compliance regimes. 
 

Continuing Education

Continuing education credit is available at most webinars for Accredited Estate Planner® designees. In addition, a general certificate of completion will be made available for those professionals who feel the program satisfies their continuing education requirements and are able to self-file. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine whether their state, discipline, or designation will allow one to self-file for a distance-learning program. Please contact webinars@naepc.org prior to attending your first program if you have any questions with regard to the availabililty of credit. 

Zoom Link
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82715775458?pwd=aUkxMTQwb3ZyYThuR2lFTlpxaWZNZz09
Meeting ID: 827 1577 5458
Passcode: 837533

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