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NYU School of Professional Studies 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum To Take Place on June 27–28 in New York City

On June 27–28, government representatives and expert tax practitioners gather for the 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, organized by the NYU School of Professional Studies Division of Programs in Business, in New York City.

On June 27–28, government representatives and expert tax practitioners gather for the 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, organized by the NYU School of Professional Studies Division of Programs in Business, in New York City.

The event, which takes place at the Westin New York at Times Square, brings together tax industry professionals to share their perspectives on a variety of topics involving federal tax audits, appeals, and litigation. The Forum covers a range of controversy issues, from procedural seminars to substantive programs on international issues, ethical problems, current enforcement initiatives, sensitive audits, and civil and criminal tax penalties.

Confirmed government speakers include:

  • Lia Colbert, Commissioner, Small Business/Self-Employed Division, International Revenue Service
  • Erin M. Collins, National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service
  • The Hon. Elizabeth A. Copeland, Judge, United States Tax Court
  • Hans Famularo, Esq., Special Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, Small Business/Self-Employed Division, Internal Revenue Service
  • Guy Ficco, Chief, Criminal Investigation Division, Internal Revenue Service
  • Caryn Finley, Assistant US Attorney, US Attorney’s Office, Western District of North Carolina
  • Sharyn M. Fisk, Esq., Director, Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service
  • John W. Hinman, Director, Whistleblower Office, Internal Revenue Service
  • David A. Hubbert, Esq., Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division, US Department of Justice
  • Casey A. Lothamer, Esq., Area Counsel, Mid-Atlantic Region, Tax Exempt Government Entities, Internal Revenue Service
  • Heather Maloy, Chief, Taxpayer Compliance Officer, Internal Revenue Service
  • Mary Beth Murphy, Director of Collections, North Atlantic Territory, Small Business/Self-Employed Division, Internal Revenue Service
  • Mark Nyman, Director, Corporate Issues/Credits, Internal Revenue Service
  • Holly Paz, Commissioner, Large Business and International Division, Internal Revenue Service
  • Marjorie A. Rollinson, Esq., Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Trish Turner, Program Manager, Digital Assets Project, Internal Revenue Service
  • James A. Ulicny, Esq., Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel (Criminal Tax), Internal Revenue Service

The 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum co-chairs are:

  • Caroline D. Ciraolo, Esq., Partner, Kostelanetz
  • Miri Forster, Esq., Partner and National Tax Controversy Leader, EisnerAmper

View the current agenda for the 2024 Annual Tax Controversy Forum.