The Fundamentals of Tax Litigation

Includes a Live Event on 10/22/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

After an audit or collection case, taxpayers may find they want to challenge the IRS in court. Taxpayers have options for filing suit depending on whether they want to challenge before or after paying the tax. The presenter will discuss the various forums for litigating tax disputes, with a focus on the U.S. Tax Court. Topics to be covered include the structure of the U.S. Tax Court, the court’s role in adjudicating tax disputes, and strategies to help win your case in court.

Learning Objectives

Following the webinar, students will be able to:

  • Detail the background on tax enforcement 
  • Discuss an overview of tax litigation forums
  • Explain jurisdiction
  • Compare prepayment versus refund
  • Identify setoff and new issues
  • Define discovery rules
  • State the settlement process and review
  • Analyze refund Forums
  • Review Tax Court
    • Getting to court
    • Pretrial practice
    • Trial and appeals

IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law; 
NASBA CE: 2 Hours/Taxes

Presented by T. Joshua Wu

NSA ConnectED Webinar Series 
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
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.


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NSA has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer the above courses to go towards the annual "continuing education" requirement imposed by the state of California. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at


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T. Joshua (“Josh”) Wu

Josh Wu advises large corporations, mid-size businesses, startup companies, and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of federal tax law. He has particular experience with resolving complex IRS audits, administrative appeals, civil tax litigation, offshore trusts and assets, multijurisdictional investigations, and IRS collection matters. 

Josh represents clients in an array of tax controversies and tax litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service(IRS), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

He regularly helps clients respond to IRS information document requests, manage electronic discovery, prepare for
interviews with the IRS, and navigate procedural issues.

Prior to joining Clark Hill Strasburger, Josh worked for several international law firms and has been quoted in major
news outlets such as The Street, Federal Tax Weekly, and Business News Daily.