Capes Sokol Shareholders to Present at the 2018 ABA Tax May Meeting

Later this week, Capes Sokol Shareholders Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir and Sara G. Neill will present in front of an audience of the nation’s leading tax practitioners at the 2018 American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Taxation May Meeting. This annual event, presented by the ABA’s Taxation Section, brings together high-level government officials, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners to discuss current tax law issues, topics and legislation.


About the Tax Presentations

On Friday, May 11, 2018, Sara G. Neill, Chair of Capes Sokol’s Tax Controversy and Litigation Practice Group, will be a panelist in a session entitled, “Ethics Issues in Criminal Representations and Fraud Examinations.” This panel will discuss issues that frequently arise when representing individuals under IRS criminal investigation and in sensitive audits.

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Sara will provide an update on “Important Civil Developments” in tax cases to the Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties Committee.

Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir, an experienced tax advisor to corporate tax clients, will participate in two committee panels focused on Section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code. The S Corporations Committee session entitled: “Choice of Entity Under the 2017 Tax Act” will focus on the choice of an entity in light of Section 199A. The LLCs and LLPs Subcommittee of Partnerships & LLCs Committee session entitled: “Roundtable Discussion of 199A” will attempt to look at some real-world scenarios and how 199A might apply.

For more information, please visit: 2018 ABA Section of Taxation May Meeting


About the Presenters

About Sara G. Neill

Criminal Tax Attorney
Sara G. Neill

Sara G. Neill represents individuals and businesses in civil and criminal federal and state tax matters involving the Internal Revenue Service and Missouri and Illinois Departments of Revenue.

For more information about Sara, please visit her profile.


About Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir

Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir

Laura counsels clients ranging from individuals and small business owners to multi-national corporations, limited liability companies, S corporations and non-profits. She provides tax and business planning advice in various corporate transactions, including selection and formation of business entities, acquisitions, expansions, employee benefits and executive compensation, redemptions of ownership interests, and dissolutions and terminations of businesses.

For more information about Laura, please visit her profile.

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