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Three Attorneys to Present at 2015 ABA Criminal Tax Fraud Institute

Over three days in December, Sara G. Neill, Michelle F. Schwerin, and Sanford J. Boxerman will attend the American Bar Association’s 32nd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Fifth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy. Practice group members, Sara Neill and Sanford Boxerman are members of the planning committee for the annual gathering being held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On Thursday, December 10, 2015, Sara G. Neill will be moderating a panel entitled: “IRS Penalty Collections: How to Protect Your Client’s Rights.” This panel will work through a series of hypotheticals to demonstrate how to be effective in these cases.

Later that day, Michelle F. Schwerin will be speaking on a panel entitled: “When the Accountant is a Witness: Ethical and Other Considerations.” This panel will bring together practitioners and accountants to explore the ethical and strategic issues that arise.

In addition, Sanford J. Boxerman will provide the introduction for a panel entitled: “When the Past isn’t the Past: How to Correct Past Wrongdoing.” This panel will address how to remedy past non-compliance in scenarios ranging from when the client just can’t sleep to when to consider voluntary disclosure.

For more information, please visit: 2015 ABA Event Agenda

Sara G. Neill

Sara represents clients in criminal tax investigations and prosecutions. In addition, she handles federal tax audits, administrative appeals and tax litigation. Sara has significant experience defending tax practitioners in audits, investigations, and matters involving the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility and State licensing boards.

Sanford J. Boxerman

Sandy represents individuals and entities in white collar criminal prosecutions, internal investigations, and criminal and civil tax matters. He also counsels clients in the digital currency and blockchain space, primarily regarding regulatory and tax matters.

Michelle F. Schwerin

Michelle F. Schwerin represents individuals and businesses in a variety of white collar and civil and criminal tax matters, including tax liability disputes, innocent spouse claims, claims for penalty abatement, refund claims and litigation, preparer and promoter penalty investigations and tax collection matters.

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