Broadcast Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to intensify its enforcement initiatives on delinquent taxpayers through the new issue-focused approach. The IRS has also become more aggressive with its multilateral and international collaboration with foreign tax authorities. Thus, posing a huge challenge and increasing pressure on many businesses and practitioners.

While the IRS ramps up its enforcement efforts, staying abreast of the significant and latest developments in tax laws is critical in avoiding complexities and penalties. More importantly, learning to navigate the evolving tax laws is vital to strategizing a compliance program.

Listen as tax practitioners Rachel Rempel and Barry Furman, both from Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.,  present an engaging and timely discussion on the most significant issues surrounding tax controversies. They will also share strategies to proactively respond to controversy and mitigate further risks.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key topics:

  • What’s Driving Tax Controversy: Notable Trends
  • Tax Policy Updates and Developments
  • The IRS Enforcement Priorities
  • Best Strategic Practices to Manage Risks
  • Regulatory Outlook

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine the significant developments in tax laws and key strategies to mitigate the risks, complexities, and penalties of non-compliance.
  • Identify a system of processes and procedures that will ensure compliance with the existing tax rules, regulations, and governing policies.
  • Determine the appropriate approaches to compliance committed to ethical practices and compliant with the existing tax rules and governing policies.


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE); Group-Internet Based



General knowledge of tax laws



Areas of Professional Practice


NASBA Field of Study:

Taxes – Technical


Course Code:



Total Credit:

1.0 CLE

1.0 CPE (Not eligible for QAS (On-demand) CPE credit)

Speaker Panel:

Barry Furman, Of Counsel
Business Matters and Tax Guru

Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.

Barry A. Furman is Of Counsel to Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C., a Mid-Atlantic law firm located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Prior to entering private practice, Barry served as law clerk to a United States District Court Judge.  He followed his clerkship with six (6) years at the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, Department of the Treasury, where he was a Senior Trial Attorney.  While at the Chief Counsel’s Office, he frequently advised the Commissioner of Internal Revenue on high profile, sensitive matters.  This experience gave Barry a unique insider’s knowledge of IRS controversy practice and procedure.  The Chief Counsel awarded several merit awards to Barry.  Barry followed his IRS experience with private practice, representing a wide range of business clients in taxation, estate planning and administration, and corporate, healthcare, employment and real estate law for nearly forty years. Barry advises clients on a broad range of business matters and tax consequences, and he continues to handle tax controversy matters, including tax litigation.  His peers have repeatedly given him an esteem rating in competence and ethics.  Barry has been a frequent lecturer and has written many articles for attorneys and lay persons.

Rachel Rempel, Associate
Corporate and Real Estate Attorney

Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.

Rachel Rempel is an associate attorney at Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C., a Mid-Atlantic regional law firm located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  While in law school, she was exposed to a broad range of issues as a judicial extern for The Honorable Anne Lazarus in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a legal research fellow, and a law clerk employed by law firms.  Rachel joined the Fineman firm as a Summer Associate in June 2020 and graduated law school cum laude in May 2021.  Since passing the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bar examinations and being admitted to the states’ bars in  2021 and 2022, respectively, she has been an associate attorney at the firm, assisting with the representation of tax, corporate, and real estate clients in a broad range of matters, including federal tax controversies.


Barry Furman, Of Counsel

Business Matters and Tax Guru

Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.


  • Examination of Returns
  • Appeal Rights
  • Claims for Refund
  • Mediation

Rachel Rempel, Associate

Corporate and Real Estate Attorney

Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.


  • IRS Publications
  • Practice before the IRS and Power of Attorney
  • Taxpayer Bill of Rights
  • Taxpayer Advocate
  • Recordkeeping

Date & Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Tax Lawyers
  • Tax Consultants
  • Tax Accountants
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Supervisors
  • Tax Compliance Officers
  • Tax Specialists/Analysts
  • Tax Supervisors
  • VPs/Directors of Tax
  • Accountants


Barry FurmanOf Counsel
Business Matters and Tax Guru
Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.
Rachel RempelAssociate
Corporate and Real Estate Attorney
Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C.



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