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Managing Tax Audits and Appeals

Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that the 2019 edition of Managing Tax Audits and Appeals is now available. Crowell & Moring is a recognized leader in federal tax advice and representation in business transactions, controversies, and litigation. Crowell & Moring shares its extensive knowledge in these areas in Managing Tax Audits and Appeals.

This edition provides an in-depth examination of current practice before the Internal Revenue Service's Examination Division and Office of Appeals including:
  • Impact of the Taxpayer First Act
  • Strategies for managing tax controversies
  • Review of IRS LB&I Division audit techniques
  • Overview of current IRS Appeals practice and procedure, including recent changes to Appeals’ approaches to facts and new issues, and changes in conference and settlement procedures
  • Discussion of IRS Discovery and Information Document Requests (IDRs) including strategies for handling requests for potentially privileged information and responding to Acknowledgement of Facts (AOF) requests
  • How to handle International audits, including methods for resolving transfer pricing disputes
  • Unusual issues arising in IRS audits of employment taxes, benefit plans, and financial products
  • Overview of the various potential partnership audit regimes
  • Effectively managing state income tax audits
  • Summary of potential Criminal Tax Penalties

Crowell & Moring's Managing Tax Audits and Appeals book includes an A-Z reference to hundreds of cases, IRS rulings and IRS announcements. This easy to use guide is an essential read for individuals interested in expanding their understanding of IRS and SALT audit processes and potential strategies for success in resolving tax controversies.

For a short summary of basic IRS audit and appeals information (e.g., important deadlines, types of appeals), click here to download this quick reference guide.

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