This presentation will familiarize participants with one of IRS Criminal Investigation’s core mission cases: unscrupulous return preparers who may have violated the tax law(s). It will also cover when contact is made by IRS Criminal Investigation with the professional return preparer when a client is under investigation.
- Understand why unscrupulous return preparer criminal cases are core to IRS – Criminal Investigation’s mission,
- Understand what criminal violations IRS-Criminal Investigation may investigate,
- Understand what tools IRS- Criminal Investigation may use to develop and further unscrupulous return preparer investigations, and
- Understand what steps to take when contact is made by a Special Agent of IRS-Criminal Investigation when a client is under investigation.
Before forming the Black Raven Advisory Group, LLC Christopher Wajda, served for more than 32 years with the Internal Revenue Service. His last position was as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the Washington D.C. Field Office - IRS - Criminal Investigation. As the ASAC, he led and guided some of the most significant criminal white-collar investigations ever to have been conducted in the U.S
Currently Christopher Wajda is in private practice in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area serving clients on a worldwide basis. He is a licensed Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service, and he is registered as a private investigator with the Commonwealth of Virginia (99-662057). He has over 35 years of experience in complex criminal and civil financial investigations.
Participants earn up to 1.0 CE/CPE credits.
Field of Study: Federal Tax Law Topics / Taxes
Pre-Requisites: Basic knowledge of federal taxation and Circular 230
Who Should Attend: CPAs, EAs, Tax Preparers, Tax Attorneys
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic to Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
IRS Program Number: QSRNU-T-00597-23-O
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