Dealing with Taxes Before, After & During Bankruptcy
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Under the right circumstances, bankruptcy can be a very effective way of dealing with tax debt. Learn how to identify clients that are candidates for this type of strategy. We will discuss Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcies, and the various rules which must be satisfied to discharge a tax liability in bankruptcy. You will also learn about the potential pitfalls involved with analyzing whether a liability can be discharged.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- •Identify the benefits of bankruptcy in dealing with debt of individual or business clients, and the differences between the types of bankruptcies.
- •Understand and Identify the unique issues involved when addressing a client’s tax liabilities in bankruptcy
- •Understand what type of taxes can and can’t be eliminated and the timing issues and strategies involved in discharging taxes in bankruptcy.
- •Be aware of the bankruptcy pitfalls when taxes are involved, that bankruptcy attorneys often miss.
IRS CE: 1 Hours/Federal Tax Law
NASBA CE: 1 Hours/Federal Tax Law
CTEC CE: 1 Hours/Federal Tax Law
NSA Webinar Program Level: Basic
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
No refunds or exchanges for cancellations. For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact NSA toll-free at 800-966-6679.
NSA is approved by NASBA, the IRS, ACAT, and CTEC as a provider of continuing professional education.
Gary Bluestein, focuses his practice exclusively on tax representation. Prior to entering private practice, Gary served as a Senior Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service and was a Special Assistant United State’s Attorney. Gary was hired by the Department of Treasury through the Government’s Honors Program. During his Government Service, Gary represented the IRS in both the United States Tax Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court. He also served on several National Task Forces addressing IRS enforcement issues and received numerous Government Merit Awards for his work related thereto.
Gary is an Adjunct Professor of Tax Practice & Procedure at the University at Buffalo School of Law and has taught in the Canisius College’s Master in Tax Program. Gary frequently lectures and writes on a variety of topics relating to tax representation for numerous local and national professional groups. He is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, the Tax Committee and the Bankruptcy Committee, and serves on the Planning Committee for the Institute on Taxation. Gary has also made appearances on local television and radio shows and was named in Business First’s “Who’s Who in the Law” and in New York State Super Lawyers for his success in Tax Practice.
Gary is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States Tax Court, the Bankruptcy Court and the Western District Court for the State of New York. He received his Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law in May of 1984. Gary received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, cum laude, from the State of New York College at Albany in 1981.