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Tax Implications of COVID-19: 2020 Tax Filing, Payment & Refund Deadlines


Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 89 minutes
Recorded Date: April 14, 2020
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Agenda

  • IRS Priorities
  • Review of Updated Federal Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines
  • Survey of Federal Refund Opportunities and Deadlines
  • Coverage of State and Local Changes
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
Recorded: April 14, 2020

Description

This timely webinar will discuss current IRS priorities, review updated federal tax filing & payment deadlines, survey federal refund opportunities & deadlines, and cover state & local changes.

The panelists will include an IRS representative as well as federal and state and local tax practitioners.

This program was recorded on April 14th, 2020.

Provided By

American Bar Association

Panelists

Thomas D. Greenaway

Principal
KPMG LLP

Tom Greenaway leads KPMG’s Tax Controversy Services practice in New England. Tom and his team cover all areas of tax controversy representation, with an emphasis on international tax matters. Tom also works with firm clients on a wide variety of other sensitive tax matters. Before joining KPMG in 2008, Tom served as an attorney at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

Tom is an active member of his professional and local community. He serves as the liaison to the AICPA for the American Bar Association Tax Section, and is a past Council director for the ABA Tax Section. He served two terms as a member of the Wayland Finance Committee, and as a Chair for two years. Tom was also elected to two terms on the Board of Finance in Chester, Connecticut. He is a member of the Boston Tax Forum and a past chair of the Boston Bar Association Tax Section.

Tom writes frequently on tax topics, contributing articles to Tax Notes, The Tax Lawyer, and Taxes. He speaks regularly before professional organizations such as Tax Executives Institute and the ABA Tax Section.

Tom earned a BA degree, cum laude, from Columbia College, and a JD degree, with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Mark F. Sommer

Practice Group Leader
Frost Brown Todd, LLC

With his local and national recognitions, Mark is a highly sought-after attorney resident in the firm’s Louisville office where he leads the firm’s Tax, Benefits and Estates Practice Group and practices in the areas of state, local and federal tax, tax controversy and litigation, and economic development/incentives.

In small matters as well as in “bet the company” situations, Mark has assisted his clients in avoiding hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars in improperly asserted tax obligations and securing hundreds of millions in refunds and credits. His successes have lead to a national reputation as a practitioner and as a thought leader in State Taxation. He is a go-to advisor on State and Local Taxes in this part of the Country. With more than 30 years of private practice experience, Mark has on a local, regional and national level successfully counseled and advocated in well more than a thousand federal, state and local tax matters, cases and planning/transactions involving multiple types of businesses, entities, trusts and individual taxpayers. He has also represented more than 110 members of the past and present Fortune 500.

Applying creativity, experience and work ethic, Mark serves his clients daily on all elements of state, local and federal taxation as well as civil/criminal tax controversy/litigation, business law, economic development and incentives, tax-related governmental relations and bankruptcy taxation, with significant experience in the manufacturing space, and the automotive and maritime industries.

As a thought leader on taxation, over the years Mark has moderated, presented or spoken at more than 270 seminars and conferences sponsored by various organizations, including the Council on State Taxation, American, Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Hartman SALT Forum, Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators, NYU Advanced SALT Conference, TEI and many more organizations.

Jennifer Auchterlonie

Special Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel
IRS

Jennifer Auchterlonie is a Special Counsel at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

Anne Wurtzebach

Associate
DLA Piper

Anne ("Annie") Wurtzebach is building her practice in the area of both tax controversy and transactional tax. In federal civil tax controversy matters, Annie works with clients that are undergoing IRS audits, filing protests with IRS Appeals office and in tax litigation before United States Tax Court. In federal criminal tax matters, Annie works with clients who are targets, subjects of, and witnesses in criminal tax investigations conducted by the IRS Criminal Investigation Division and the Department of Justice. She also represents clients in state and local criminal investigations, with an emphasis on investigations by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the New York County District Attorney.

Where tax liabilities have been assessed but unpaid, Annie represents clients before the IRS Collection Division and IRS Appeals. Annie also represents clients in state and local tax collection matters.

Before joining DLA Piper, Annie was a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph R. Goeke of the US Tax Court.

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