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Welcome to The Inland Empire Chapter of CSEA

Welcome to The Inland Empire Chapter of CSEA
The Inland Empire Chapter CSEA endeavors to provide our members with the very best professional environment to further the advancement of your profession. We strive to provide the best in educational opportunities through rousing and interesting monthly dinner meetings and periodical advanced education seminars.



December 9th Dinner Meeting


Ethical Issues in Tax Representation

Daniel W. Layton, Esq

Location: Double Tree by Hilton

                285 E Hospitality Ln

                San Bernardino, CA                                                                
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Board Meeting:  4:00PM

Social: 5:30PM

Dinner: 6:00 to 7:00PM
CE Presentation: 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Cost: $42 members
          If registered by 12/04/2015

         $47 non-members
    If registered by 12/04/2015

         $50 members          after 12/04/15 to 12/09/15

         $55 no-members      after 12/04/15 to 12/09/15   


The presentation will be a survey of applicable guidelines including Circular 230, the CTEC Code of Conduct, requirements and penalties under Internal Revenue Code Section 6694 and 6695, confidentiality and privilege under IRC Sections 6713 and 7525, recent disciplinary activity by the Office of Professional Responsibility, the Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Proficiency Act of 2015, other efforts by the Federal government to regulate return preparers and the judicial response  


About The Speaker


Daniel W. Layton is a tax controversy attorney with his principal office in Anaheim, California. He is the 2015 Chair-Elect and 2016 Chair of the Tax Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association. He has been a frequent speaker on tax controversy issues including criminal tax, taxation of settlements and awards, and ethics. Mr. Layton was also selected as a top attorney in Orange County by Coast Magazine in their October, 2015, edition. 

From 2008 until 2014, Mr. Layton was a federal prosecutor in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, where he handled a variety of civiltax cases and investigated and prosecuted federal tax crimes. Prior to leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Layton was appointed Stolen Identity Refund Fraud (SIRF) Coordinator for the Central District of California. 

From 2006 through 2008, Daniel W. Layton was a general attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in San Jose, California. In addition to trying cases in U.S. Tax Court, Mr. Layton provided training to revenue officers and revenue agents in San Jose field offices and in the Fresno Service Center, advised a specialized group of revenue agents assigned to tax shelters, and reviewed the IRS’s proposed assertions of penalties including the fraud and FBAR penalties. 

Mr. Layton is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He earned his Master of Laws in Taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. While in school, he was an extern with the Major Frauds Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego and the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Francisco.




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