How to Reopen and Challenge an Assessed Tax

Course Details


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

8:30am – 10:30am

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CPA Crossings




Waking Up the Dead: How to Challenge an Assessed Tax: This program explains the opportunities for practitioners to reopen assessed tax liabilities, including audit reconsideration, doubt-as-to-liability offers, amending tax returns, and challenging the assessment at a CDP hearing. The program will explain each option and when practitioners should consider utilizing each of them.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The means that CPAs can reopen closed assessments,
  • Doubt-as-to-liability offers
  • Audit reconsideration
  • Amended returns
  • Refunds


After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Understand how to request audit reconsideration
  • Identify when is it possible to use an amended return to reopen a bad assessment
  • Explain how Doubt-as-to-Liability Offers work
  • Understand how to utilize a CDP hearing to force a reconsideration of a tax liability
  • Describe how to use refund requests to reopen a bad assessment

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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 $109.00

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