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ON DEMAND: New Tax Practitioners Tax Series: Updates on Denial or Revocation of U.S. Passports for Seriously Delinquent Tax Debtors

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Credit: 0 Credit Hours
 
Run Time: 35 Minutes
 
**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on March 13, 2019.
 
If your client owes the IRS over $50,000 and has not provided a collection alternative, his or her U.S. passport is at risk. John Pontius will review the Internal Revenue Code section 7345 definition of “seriously delinquent tax debt” as well as the statutory exceptions and exclusions in the Internal Revenue Manual. He will also provide an update on IRS efforts to coordinate with the State Department to deny or revoke U.S. passports for seriously delinquent tax debtors.
 
John Pontius is the founder of Pontius Tax Law in Rockville, Maryland. Mr. Pontius represents individual and business clients with sensitive and serious tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. He regularly advises clients with complex tax issues in the following areas: FBAR examinations, offshore disclosures, FATCA, tax planning, unfiled tax returns, release of tax liens and levies, trust fund recovery penalty, IRS and state audit examinations as well as Appeals, and penalty abatement. Before opening his firm in 2017, Mr. Pontius worked for seven years at tax controversy firms in Maryland and in the international corporate tax group of KPMG LLP in Virginia. In 2006, he began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army.
 
Sponsored by: New Tax Practitioners Committee of the D.C. Bar Taxation Community
Related Community of Interest: International Law Community
 
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Speaker:
John Pontius, Esq., Pontius Tax Law, LLC
 
On Demand Registration Fees: $20 Law Student Community Member; $25 Sponsoring/Related Community Member; $40 D.C. Bar Member; $40 Government/Nonprofit; $60 Non-member
 
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