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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.


NEXT DINNER MEETING: Sept 10 Dinner Meeting

Stop the Machine! Dealing with the IRS Correspondence Audits! 

Location: The Hotel

                285 E Hospitality Ln

                San Bernardino, CA                                                                
Link to MAP

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 09/05/14

         $47 non-members
    If registered by 09/05/14

         $50 members          after 9/05/14 to 09/10/14

         $55 no-members      after 9/05/14 to 09/10/14   



In fiscal year 2010 IRS examined almost 1.3 million individual returns by correspondence. Over $ 8 billion in additional taxes were recommended as a result. The National Taxpayer Advocate deems taxpayers interacting with the IRS regarding Correspondence Examinations to be a serious problem. Claudia’s presentation will explain the process and best practices
for a successful resolution. Ms. Hill’s informative talk will focus on the following:    

·       Correspondence Exams-the what and why

·       How to begin the Process

·       Issues addressed in Correspondence Audits

·       Using the IRM Guide

·       Potential Fraud Issues

·       Conclusion of the Examination

·       Is it really over?

·       Going the extra mile

About The Speaker


Claudia Hill is an Enrolled Agent, nationally recognized tax professional and frequent lecturer on taxation of individuals and representation before IRS. She is Editor in Chief of the CCH, Inc. Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, co-author of CCH Expert Treatise Tax Practice & Procedure, and a frequent presenter for both live and audio CPE seminars. Named a Top Ten Nominee by Tax Analysts as 2011 Person of the Year, she coordinates a "dream team of tax controversy advisors" for the IRS Watch blog on Forbes.com.

Claudia has testified before the Senate Finance Committee on Tax Law Simplification, before the House Government Relations Subcommittee hearing on IRS Administration and Filing Season Readiness, before House Ways & Means Oversight Committee on Taxpayers Who Fail to File Federal Income Tax Returns, before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Independent Contractors, and before the Treasury Department at regulations hearings on tax practice.  She continues to work with National IRS and practitioner groups on IRS policy related issues.  She annually writes & teaches courses for the IRS Nationwide Forums on behalf of the National Association of Enrolled Agents.  She was both a panelist and moderator for “The New IRS Stands Up,” a key IRS-private sector conference held in January 2000.  She has participated numerous times on Tax Talk Today, the internet TV “Tax Show for the Tax Pro”, most recently the May 2012 Ethics Under Circular 230: Need-to-Know Standards for Tax Return Preparation and November 2013 Tax Planning and Reporting Issues for Savers and Investors.

 Claudia is owner and principal of Tax Mam, Inc. and TMI Tax Services Group, Inc. in Cupertino, CA.  TMI Tax Services Group offers tax return preparation, tax planning, and tax problem resolution and representation services, primarily to individual clients.  She is often called upon by the news media as a resource person for commentary on tax topics.  Her articles and observations have appeared in CCH publications as well as Tax Analysts, Forbes.com and industry professional journals.  Her mission to reform or eliminate the individual AMT has been the focus of a number of articles.  In March 2005, Claudia was invited to testify about the individual AMT at the President’s Tax Reform Panel.  Visit her website, www.taxmam.com.


      For online registration click here   


or call Sharon Elgersma 


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