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Megan L. Brackney Quoted In Tax Notes Article Entitled “IRS Appeals Training Materials on Reasonable Cause Worry Practitioners”

Megan L. Brackney was quoted in an article in Tax Notes titled “IRS Appeals Training Materials on Reasonable Cause Worry Practitioners” on October 6, 2022. The article discusses the implications of recently disclosed training materials related to international information return penalties from the IRS Independent Office of Appeals. Practitioners are particularly concerned

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major FBAR Penalties Case

On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a major case regarding IRS penalties relating to Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs). Kostelanetz & Fink represents the American College of Tax Counsel (the “College”), which filed an amicus brief in Alexandru Bittner v. United States

Megan L. Brackney Quoted In Forbes Article Entitled “Cryptocurrency Front And Center In Revised IRS Voluntary Disclosure Practice”

Megan L. Brackney was quoted in a recent Forbes article entitled “Cryptocurrency Front And Center In Revised IRS Voluntary Disclosure Practice,” published on February 15, 2022. Brackney analyzes the implications of the recent updates to the IRS’s Voluntary Disclosure Practice Preclearance Request and Application on both tax practitioners and taxpayers.