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January 09, 2015

Duffy & Cryan to Speak on Resolving IRS Controversies

Bloomberg BNA | CITE, was formed to educate U.S. and foreign multinationals and companies engaged in international business on the tax, legal and accounting aspects of doing business overseas. Seminar speakers are experts in internal taxation and finance fields and the participants include a broad range of corporate multinational companies. 

Tom Cryan and Mary Duffy will participate in BNA’s Resolving IRS Tax Controversies, February 25 – 26, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to understanding the IRS audit process, attendees will receive practical insights into how to respond to IRS IDRs and negotiate adjustments. This program also includes a session on how transfer pricing controversies originate and how to prevent them.

Tom Cryan is presenting on “Penalties and Reasonable Cause” and then “IRS Appeals: Procedures and Strategies.” Mary Duffy is presenting on “Refund Claims” as well as “Resolving Accounting Method Issues.”

Thomas M. Cryan has over 23 years of experience in assisting clients in tax controversies. In this capacity he has represented clients before the IRS in pre-filing agreements, the examination phase through the appeals phase and post appeals mediation. He also has assisted clients in understanding and applying complex provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, including the statute of limitations for deficiencies and overpayments, the mitigation provisions, the unified audit procedures for TEFRA partnerships, reportable transactions, accuracy-related penalties for underpayments, information reporting penalties, reporting foreign financial accounts and various other procedural statues and regulations.

As part of the Andersen Tax National Tax office, Mary Duffy’s experience includes advising clients on complex tax accounting issues, including issues arising as a part of IRS examinations and the financial statement implications of such issues under Accounting Standards Codification 740 and managing large implementation projects related to tax accounting methods.

February 25 – 26, 2015
Las Vegas, NV

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