CPAs, EAs, Attorneys, Tax Professionals
How to Bring an IRS Whistleblower Case
FREE Live Webinar with 2 Hours CPE / IRS CE
When a business suffers, taxpayers begin cheating. What can you do if your client knows about tax crimes being committed under their watch? They can strike a blow for justice, help the American tax system, and get paid to do it. Nothing more American than that!
In a repeat of their extraordinarily popular program, attorneys Mike Villa and Eric Green will host a unique two-hour webinar reviewing the IRS’s whistleblower program, discussing how your client can bring a claim that stands the best chance of receiving an award, and how the system actually works! Joining Mike and Eric is IRS Supervisory Special Agent Gary Alford to give attendees an inside look how IRS special agents consider whistleblower cases, what they need to see and look for in evaluating your clients case. If you have ever wanted to understand what the IRS wants to see so you can file the best whistleblower claim possible and increase your chance of being paid, then this is the program for you!
- Identify the IRS whistleblower program
- Outline how to bring a claim using this program
- Summarize how the whistleblower system works
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Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Time: 10AM PT, 11AM MT, NOON CT, 1PM ET
Allow 2 hours
“This webinar is so educational and enlightening, The instructors/presenters here are all experts in this field. I’ve always learned something new. This is the first time that I’ve heard about a ‘whistleblower” for the IRS. It is very interesting to know how claims are filed and the extent or the time range that an IRS will investigate the claims. Thank you very much for this opportunity to be given such a webinar on this topic. I am very grateful.“
“Fantastic! Amazing! The performance and educational information presented were excellent… thanks again for offering the best professional experience.”
“This was a fascinating webinar. I’ve never seen an offering for CPE like this, and thoroughly enjoyed it. I learned a lot about the IRS Whistleblower program, and want to go catch a bad guy now!“
“A good, factual, real life presentation of the benefits and pitfalls of reporting dishonest people to the IRS; and how long it may take to collect a reward, if any.“
“The instructors have impressive personal knowledge of filing whistleblower claims. They shared their knowledge with clarity and enthusiasm.“
About the Instructors:
Attorney Eric L. Green is a practicing tax attorney, author, speaker, and coach. He founded Tax Rep LLC which runs the popular tax representation practice-growth training and coaching program Tax Rep Network. Through his role as the primary instructor and coach at Tax Rep Network, he has helped hundreds of accountants start and grow successful tax representation practices.
Eric is a partner and founder of law firm Green & Sklarz LLP, which is based in New Haven, Connecticut, where his focus is taxpayer representation before the IRS, Department of Justice Tax Division and state departments of revenue. Prior to becoming an attorney, Eric served as a senior tax consultant for national and international accounting firms, including KPMG and Deloitte & Touche.
Eric developed a national reputation by building a remarkable record of negotiating favorable settlements in thousands of civil cases against government agencies and has also been able to convince government agents and attorneys to forgo criminal charges and civilly resolve many cases.
Eric is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, an organization in which membership is an honor reserved for those at the top of their chosen profession. The College’s members, called “Fellows,” are recognized for their extraordinary accomplishments and professional achievements and for their dedication to improving the practice of tax law. Fellows must be nominated by their peers for this honor.
Michael Villa, Jr. was named a Texas Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyer Magazines in 2013-2020. In 2010-2013, he was named a Texas Rising Star. Mike focuses on resolving federal tax controversies and white collar crime, including securities, tax and bank fraud. He represents individuals, closely-held businesses, and large corporations in IRS audits, appeals, and litigation, as well as in business disputes and lawsuits involving fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices act violations, non-compete violations, business torts, and other commercial disputes.
Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Mike worked in Washington, D.C. as a Congressional intern to U.S. Senator John Breaux (Retired) and worked as an Associate with a regional law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2004-2005, he served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable James J. Brady, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana.
Mike was admitted to practice in Texas in 2005 and in Louisiana in 2004.
Gary Alford is a Special Agent with the Internal Revenue Service and is well-known for breaking the Silk Road online drug trafficking case.
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Field of Study: Taxes
CPE: 2 hour
IRS CE: 2 hour
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