Barry A. Furman, Of Counsel, Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Tax Controversy

This event is scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET).

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Barry A. Furman Bio:
For the past 35 years, Barry has counseled a wide range of business clients regarding tax, corporate, employment, estates and trusts, health care, and real estate. After serving as a law clerk for a federal judge, Barry was a senior trial attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. There, Barry represented the Commissioner of IRS in many significant cases and awarded several merit awards. In private practice, Barry has continued a tax litigation practice, representing clients before the IRS, state tax agencies, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Claims Court, and U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. He also represents clients in IRS and state tax examinations. In private practice, his peers have rated Barry as “Esteemed.”

About Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C.
For more than 35 years, the law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C. has represented individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies throughout the region. Deeply rooted in the community, the firm’s attorneys understand the rules and appreciate the nuances specific to courts, government structure and legal and business interests in the metropolitan Philadelphia area. The firm provides a full-range of legal services and business solutions. Its litigation attorneys handle complex civil and commercial litigation, products liability, toxic torts, transportation and insurance matters. Its business attorneys advise clients on such matters as taxes and tax disputes, employment disputes, real estate matters and finance. Its attorneys work collaboratively to provide a comprehensive solution designed to address clients’ specific needs. The firm is dedicated to the practice of relationships. Everyone at Fineman Krekstein & Harris is committed to providing top quality service to the firm’s clients through hard work and personal attention.

Event Synopsis:
Despite deadline extensions and a challenging environment caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its strict tax enforcement. Audit activity is expected to be more aggressive as governments grapple to cover the current budget deficit and falling revenues. However, businesses facing assessments or controversies may be able to settle cases more favorably under the present financial crisis.

Thus, the need for a prompt and professional legal advice remains crucial even amidst the pandemic. Tax professionals should stay conversant with the ever-changing IRS enforcement strategies and legal revamps to successfully address their clients’ potential or ongoing tax disputes. Corporate executives should be equally current to take advantages of new opportunities to reduce federal tax liabilities.

In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned tax litigators W. Curtis Elliott, Jr. (Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC) and Barry A. Furman (Fineman Krekstein & Harriswill) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in tax enforcement. Speakers will also outline the leading practices to help tax professionals represent clients before the IRS and litigate tax controversies, and help tax professionals and corporate executive manage possible risks and reduce liabilities.

Key topics include:
• Recent IRS Trends and Developments
• Implications of COVID-19 to Tax Controversies
• Action Items for Tax Professionals
• Best Practices in Defending Against Tax Disputes

About The Knowledge Group
Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

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