Domestic Hot Topics in Tax Enforcement

March 7, 2019 at 4:30pm5:30pm
Federal Bar Association Tax Law Conference
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

The panel will address issues suggested by recent developments in domestic criminal tax matters, including: growth of I.R.S. Criminal Investigation (I.R.S.-CI) in 2019; new special agent classes; the Nationally Coordinated Investigations Unit (NCIU); efforts to deal with cryptocurrency; current investigation and prosecution priorities; impact of the federal government shutdown; charging decisions in light of Marinello, Yusuf, and recent cases; and practical issues in prosecuting and defending criminal tax cases. Attendees will learn:

  • New developments at I.R.S.-CI, including the NCIU, efforts to deal with cryptocurrency, and current investigative priorities and techniques.
  • Best practices in prosecuting and defending criminal tax cases in light of the Marinello decision and recent use of wire and mail fraud charges in criminal tax prosecutions.