The Pro Bono and Tax Clinics Committee of the ABA Tax Section will host another program in its series of programs to help practitioners understand the tax issues enmeshed in the CARES Act. Scheduled for Thursday, May 28 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM ET, , this program, “Delivering Economic Impact Payments: More Challenges and Quandaries in the COVID-19 Era,” will compare and contrast the IRS’s 2008 stimulus experience with the 2020 experience, and will also discuss issues associated with superseding returns, EIP offsets, and particular issues linked to spousal abuse, identity theft, non-identity theft related tax fraud, return preparer misconduct, and strategies for dealing with the IRS when encountering these problems.
You can register for the program here. Free registration and CLE credits are available for ABA Members, LITC attorneys, and government employees. The program will be recorded for later listening, but that recording will not offer CLE credit.
Nina Olson from the Center for Taxpayer Rights is moderating the panel. Panelists include Caleb Smith from the University of Minnesota (a PT designated order blogger), Nancy Rossner from the Community Tax Law Project (a PT guest blogger), Josh Beck from the Taxpayer Advocate Service’s Attorney Advisor Group, and me.
This is the third program on COVID-19 issues hosted by the Pro Bono and Tax Clinics Committee. Two of the earlier programs, “The Agony of a Missed Deadline or Was That Deadline Really Missed” and “Tax Implications of COVID-19 – Tax Collection in the Time of COVID-19,” are available at the links provided. While viewing the programs on these videos does not offer CLE credits, they nevertheless provide the opportunity for understanding some of the urgent tax issues presented by the pandemic. These are three of the several programs the Tax Section has hosted on COVID-19 issues all of which can be found by visiting the COVID-19 Information and Tax News page of the Tax Section’s web site.