Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin tax attorneys, principals, and shareholders Igor S. Drabkin and David J. Warner will be co-presenting a Strafford webinar for CPAs entitled “IRS Criminal Examinations: Handling Eggshell Audits, Identifying Criminal Issues, Responding to IRS Summonses” on Monday, January 30, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time.

In this webinar, David and Igor will provide a comprehensive and practice guide to recognizing and handling sensitive IRS examinations (commonly referred to as eggshell audits) for CPAs and tax advisors.  David and Igor will cover common federal tax crimes, factors that make an IRS audit a sensitive audit, practical advice for handling eggshell audits, and how to respond to IRS summonses and grand jury subpoenas.

You can register for the webinar by clicking here.  The first 20 accountants who contact Igor or David directly via email can attend FOR FREE.

Igor S. Drabkin is a Certified Tax Law Specialist by the State Bar of California. He devotes his skills and experience to representation of clients who are in disputes, or have compliance issues, with the Internal Revenue Service and State taxing authorities, both administratively and in court. He litigates cases in all federal and state courts, including U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Bankruptcy Court. In addition, Igor represents clients in tax audits, fraud and criminal investigations, administrative appeals, tax collection and bankruptcy matters. Igor also has extensive experience representing clients with offshore tax compliance issues, including Offshore Voluntary Disclosure, FBAR audits and Grand Jury investigations related to foreign bank accounts.  Igor also was a Senior Trial Attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

David J. Warner practices in all aspects of tax controversy including tax audits, collection defense, and tax litigation.  Before joining Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin, David was a Senior Trial Attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Laguna Niguel for 9 years.  As an IRS attorney, he handled over 500 cases before the U.S. Tax Court, including the most complex domestic and international cases.  As is relevant to this presentation, David advised the local IRS Special Enforcement Program (SEP) and Large Business & International (LB&I) International Individual Compliance (IIC) revenue agents on complex audits, including cases with criminal issues and the civil closure of criminal cases.  David was an Adjunct Professor of Law at University of California Irvine School of Law, Chapman University Fowler School of Law, and Loyola Law School, where he taught courses on tax practice and procedure, partnership tax, bankruptcy tax, and corporate tax.

Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin, APLC is a tax controversy and tax litigation law firm consisting of former IRS trial attorneys.  We represent taxpayers in all aspects of tax disputes with the IRS and state tax authorities, including criminal investigations and prosecutions.  To schedule a consultation, please contact us at (310) 550-6200 or (949) 999-6606.