Dealing with the IRS: From Audits to Audacity (What the Service Looks For and How It Responds) | Holland & Knight | 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:00am - 9:30am
Location: Holland & Knight | 800 17th Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC
Speaker: James F. Hogan, Andersen Tax

Program Description and Benefits:
Hear an insider’s perspective of what triggers an audit (what the IRS looks for in estate and gift matters), how best to deal with the IRS during an audit, and what really happens at the Chief Counsel’s office with respect to how regulations are implemented and interpreted.

Speaker Biography:
James Hogan has more than 35 years of legal and accounting experience. He was a Branch Chief in Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Office of the Chief Counsel. In that role, he had responsibility for all matters relating to estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax issues. In addition, he reviewed briefs filed by IRS in the United States Tax Court and memoranda to attorneys in the Department of Justice. Currently, he is the managing director at Andersen Tax.

James is an instructor for the Georgetown University Law School Graduate Tax Program and he has been a guest panelist for the District of Columbia Bar, California Bar and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, discussing estate tax planning issues.


  • Cost: $30 for members | $35 for guests and emeritus members
  • Guests warmly welcome when accompanied by a member
  • Via Metro: Red Line Farragut North Station | Blue, Orange and Silver Lines Farragut West Station
  • Via Car: Enter Colonial Parking garage from the alley behind the building on H Street just before 17th Street.  Proceed to Holland & Knight parking on the second level.

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