Civil Justice is pleased to offer its newest training course, "Identifying Fraudulent Tax Preparers" on Thursday, February 6th at 10 am at the University of Maryland Francis King Cary School of Law, Room 108. This introductory training is designed to provide the practitioner with the essential tools needed to determine whether a client has claims against fraudulent tax preparers under MD Code, Commercial Law, §14-3801, the statue that mandates specific disclosures about Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) or Refund Anticipation Checks (RACs). The course is being taught by tax expert and James Leith, Esq.,who have a combined total of over 30 years experience with tax law.
Specific topics that will be covered in the training are as follows:
-New requirements of the IRS to complete tax returns with the goal of identifying entities that offer RAL's and RAC's
-How and when to identify tax fraud. Is it only limited to tax controversy?
-Potential remedies through Maryland law and the IRS.
-How to obtain attorneys fees
-Discuss regulations governing practice before the IRS (Circular No. 230) and Director of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibilities Karen Hawkins
-What questions should you ask the client
-What documentation should you seek from the client
-Should you involve law enforcement
The training is free of charge, but registration is requested. A registration form can be found here. For additional information or to register, please contact Erica Evans at email@example.com, or at (410)706-0174.
Cancellations must be received no less than 24 hours before the scheduled program time in order to receive a refund. Attendee substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the programs. In case of inclement weather, course cancellations or delays will be posted on Civil Justice’s website at www.civiljusticenetwork.org. Civil Justice reserves the right to cancel any course at any time and refund the course fee.
CLE Certification pending in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Additional costs for CLE hours will be assessed for PA credits.