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Tag: Internal Investigations

Calling For Backup: When Do You (Or Your Clients) Need To Bring In Counsel?

By Caroline D. Ciraolo EA Journal September/October 2021, Vol.39 No.5 Tax controversy practitioners include various professionals with diverse experience and expertise. From tax return preparers to certified public accountants (CPAs) and enrolled agents (EAs) to tax attorneys, a client has many options in seeking advice from those authorized to practice

What To Do When You’re Under The Government’s Microscope

By Claude M. Millman and Daniel Q. Flesch New York Nonprofit Media July 2021 Virtually no non-profit executive welcomes an audit or investigation with open arms. If you’ve dedicated your life to bettering the world by fighting for a social cause, you might react to the snooping of a government

Employers Beware! Payroll Tax Violations Come With A Very Heavy Price

By Caroline D. Ciraolo The Federal Lawyer, Federal Bar Association May/June 2021 Issue In fiscal year 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was responsible for more than 96 percent of the gross revenue received on behalf of the United States. Employment taxes, including federal income tax actually withheld and paid over

AMLA 2020: Sweeping New AML Laws Have Broad Impacts on All Financial Crimes

By Don Fort, Christopher M. Ferguson, and Olivia Renensland The White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter, published by the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s White Collar Crime Committee Winter/Spring 2021 On January 1, 2021, following House and Senate overrides of a presidential veto, the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) for Fiscal Year