Dealing with IRS Appeals

Course Details


Monday, November 18, 2019

6:30am – 2:30pm
(Registration: 6:00am)

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

8.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation


Basic knowledge of dealing with tax authorities.


IRS Appeals is often the best place to resolve a tax dispute. Appeals can review almost all examination and collection determinations and is often the best place to resolve any disputes. A practitioner should not handle a complicated examination or collection matter without a thorough understanding of how Appeals operates.

This is especially true with the recent changes in the way Appeals handles cases. This course will review the Appeals process and strategies that will allow practitioners to competently represent a client before the IRS. State tax appeals will also be discussed and compared.

Materials are provided as an ebook.


  • Preparing the case for an appeal.
  • Best practices and strategies for handling appeals.
  • Alternate dispute resolution options before and after the appeal.
  • Appeals of collection and penalty determinations.
  • Understanding state appeals for income, sales and employment taxes.


  • Recognize when IRS and state tax administrative appeal rights arise.
  • Determine differences between IRS and state tax appeals.
  • Identify strategies for using appeal and alternate dispute resolution options.
  • Understand the new Appeals procedures to become comfortable handling an appeal.
  • Determine how to coordinate appeals with potential litigation.

Designed For

Tax practitioners.

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Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $375.00

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