Webinar: Understanding the Stages and Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case

Aug 30, 2016 02:00pm -
Aug 30, 2016 03:00pm

Event Description



Understanding the Stages and

Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case

Presented by: Jason B. Freeman, Giovanni Alberotanza,  

Travis A. Greaves and T. Joshua Wu  


Program Description

This webinar will provide an overview of the stages of a criminal tax case and the strategies available at each stage.  Panelists will discuss the sources of criminal tax cases, the evaluation and investigation of such cases, the referral process, the plea process, trial issues, and sentencing considerations.


Learning Objectives

1. Gain an understanding of the criminal tax process and procedure; learn how to identify potential criminal tax issues early

2. Develop an understanding of the IRS' varying investigative techniques to identify criminal tax issues

3. Gain insight regarding how to defend a "sensitive" audit with criminal issues or a parallel proceeding

4. Gain a general understanding of the plea process, trial strategies and sentencing

Date & Time

Tuesday, August 30, 2016                                                                

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (11:00 a.m PST)


NASBA-approved for 1.0 CPE credit in Tax 1.0 (M)CLE credit*


Education Credit: AAA-CPA Members $15.00; Non-Members $30.00

Non-Education Credit (Listen-Only): AAA-CPA Members: FREE; Non-Members $25.00 



Registration is available at www.attorney-cpa.com or by phone at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2. The webinar information and materials for the program will be sent via email one day prior to the program. Requests for refunds must be received in writing by August 26, 2016 and will be subject to a $5.00 cancellation/administration fee. For information on the cancellation policies, please contact our office at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None
Who Should Attend? Attorneys, CPAs, Bankers, Business Professionals

About the Presenters

 Jason B. Freeman

Mr. Freeman is the founding and managing member of Freeman Law, PLLC.  He is a dual-credentialed attorney-CPA, author, law professor, and trial attorney.  Mr. Freeman has been recognized multiple times by D Magazine as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, Texas for tax law, and by Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly magazine as a Rising Star in tax law. Click here to read Jason's full biography. 


Giovanni Alberotanza

Giovanni Alberotanza is an attorney in Rosenberg Martin Greenberg's nationally-recognized tax controversy department. His practice focuses on the representation of individuals and businesses throughout all stages of civil and criminal federal and state tax controversies, including litigation in federal and state courts. Click here to read Giovanni's full biography. 


Travis A. Greaves

Travis Austin Greaves is an attorney in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C., office.  Mr. Greaves concentrates his practice on federal and state civil and criminal tax controversies, and white collar investigations and defense.  He represents individuals, partnerships, and corporations through all stages of tax investigations and litigation, including voluntary disclosures, audits and examinations, audit reconsiderations, and negotiated resolutions with the IRS. Click here to read Travis' full biography. 


T. Joshua Wu

Joshua Wu is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Caplin & Drysdale.  A primary focus of Mr. Wu's practice is helping startup companies, mid-size businesses, and individual clients remain in compliance with U.S. tax laws, as well as guiding clients on appropriate procedures to reduce their tax burdens. Click here to read Joshua's full biography. 


AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation requirements for this course. 


The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

*(M)CLE varies by state. Though we are accredited for (M)CLE in PA they will not accept Study Groups for credit. If you require (M)CLE in a specific state, please send a request to studygroups@attorney-cpa.com and we will do our best to arrange for credit. Please note that most state bars will accept our Certificates of Attendance sent in by the attorney and NOT charge a fee. 



Event Type:Study Group
Early registration ends on Jul 10, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Jul 11, 2016 and ends on Aug 30, 2016.
Late registration starts on Aug 31, 2016.
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