Neill & Schwerin to Present on Employment Tax for Missouri Bar Webinar

On April 9, 2019, Sara G. Neill and Michelle F. Schwerin will present a Missouri Bar webinar entitled “Employment Tax: Your Client’s Legal Obligations and the Risks of Noncompliance.” The webinar will address employment tax-related obligations of clients and provide strategies to identify and resolve employment tax-related issues.


Discussion Topics Include:

  • An employer’s employment tax-related legal obligations including properly distinguishing between employees and independent contractors, recordkeeping requirements, and tax filing, withholding and remitting;
  • The risks of noncompliance, including significant civil penalties to the employer and its owners and officers and criminal prosecution;
  • The Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice’s recent initiatives to reduce the employment tax gap; and
  • Strategies in representing noncompliant employers both before and after the government shows up.

For more information, visit: 2019 Employment Tax: Your Client’s Legal Obligations & the Risks of Noncompliance


About the Speakers:

Sara G. Neill represents individuals and businesses in civil and criminal tax disputes involving the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice, and various state taxing authorities. Sara is currently the President-Elect of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and an adjunct professor of law in Washington University Law School’s Tax LL.M. program where she co-teaches Tax Fraud Prosecutions. She was recognized in both 2015 and 2018 as Best Lawyers’ St. Louis Tax Litigation and Controversy Lawyer of the Year.

For more information about Sara, please visit her profile.

Michelle Feit-SchwerinMichelle F. Schwerin represents individuals and businesses in a variety of 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.  She was recently recognized for the second consecutive year by The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Litigation and Controversy – Tax and named a Rising Star in the Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers List in 2018.  Michelle is an adjunct professor at Webster University, where she teaches in the Masters of Forensic Accounting program at the Walker School of Business & Technology and Co-Chairs the ABA Tax Section’s Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties Committee Sub-Committee on Important Civil Tax Developments.

For more information about Michelle, please visit her profile.

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