IRS Director Scott Reisher to Appear on December
Tax Talk Today Program “In Debt? Owe the IRS?
– How to Advise Clients”
Program Covers Need to Know Rules and Issues Affecting Taxpayers Who Are in Debt to the IRS and
December 07, 2011 12:15 PM Eastern Time
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts designed to
educate tax professionals announced its December program, “In Debt? Owe the IRS? – How to Advise
Clients”. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 2 p.m. ET.
Tax professionals will learn about issues affecting taxpayers who are in debt to the IRS and other creditors. Other
topics to be explored are the IRS Fresh Start initiative, installment agreements, offers in compromise, tax issues
relating to the cancellation of debt, including short sales, foreclosure, abandonment and bankruptcy.
The broadcast will be Archived for 12 months for viewers who are unable to watch the Live program, wish to
review the material or wish to complete a Self-StudyCPE program. Viewers can earn 2 CPEs for completing this
program, and may email questions before and during the program.
Scott Reisher, IRS Director, Collection Policy, SB/SE Division, and Michael McDermitt, IRS Senior
Collection Technical Advisor, Taxpayer Advocate Service, will discuss the Fresh Start initiative, offers in
compromise, case resolution alternatives and enforcement tools.
Specific topics that will be discussed:
l IRS Fresh Start collection initiative
l The IRS collection process, notices, payments, etc.
l Filing of Federal tax liens, lien release and lien withdrawal, levy and garnishment, and seizure and sales
l Collections, installments agreements (full pay or partial pay and direct debit), offers in compromise, and
hardship deferrals (Currently not collectible)
l IRS representation in collections cases – unenrolled versus enrolled, CPA, and attorney
l Resolving disagreements with collection actions
l Troubled debtor client and tax implications – cancellation of debt including short sales, bankruptcies
l Foreclosure and abandonment
Additional Tax Practitioner panelists include:
l Leslie Book, Director, Villanova University Law School’s Graduate Tax Program
l Nancy Abramowitz, Director, Janet R. Spragen's Tax Clinic, American University Law School
l Jennifer MacMillan, EA, Owner of Jennifer MacMillan, EA
Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit, (CPE Credit), can take advantage of a Tax Talk
Todaysubscription price of $217.50 or $14.50/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 8 programs. Fewer
CPE credits can also be purchased.
About Tax Talk Today, The Tax Show for the Tax Pro
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professionals, and IRS officials. Tax Talk Today collaborates with Tax Analysts, Tax.com and NAEA to provide
content meeting CPE Credit requirements for CPAs, enrolled agents, attorneys, and all professionals needing CPE
credits in the tax area. Programs are available live, archived or podcast. For additional information, contact Paul
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