Speaking Events And Publications

Upcoming Speaking Events 

  • Guinevere Moore will be presenting on “The Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing with Cryptocurrency” at the ICPAS Summit22 on August 23, 2022. Register and learn more here.
  • Guinevere Moore will be presenting on “Improving your Skills as Lawyer as Counselor” at the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation meeting in Dallas, Texas on October 15, 2022.  Register and learn more here.
  • Zhanna Ziering will be presenting at The Freeman Law International Tax Symposium (virtual) on  October 20-21, 2022.  Information on topics and registration link coming soon.
  • Guinevere Moore will be presenting on “The Top Ten Crypto Tax Mistakes” at the IAFWA Women Who Count Conference, October 25 -28, 2022.  Register and learn more here.
  • Guinevere Moore will be presenting on “From the Experts: Tax Controversy and Tax Litigation – Civil and Criminal Tax Updated” at NYU’s 81st Institute on Federal Taxation in San Diego, California on November 13, 2022.  Register and learn more here.
  • Guinevere Moore and Zhanna Ziering will be presenting at the 2022 New England IRS Representation Conference in New Haven, CT on November 18, 2022.  Guinevere Moore will present on “Enforcement Trends: Crypto, Conservation Easements, Micro-captives, Marijuana — What’s Hot and What’s Not!” and “Defending You! Preparer Penalties and Referrals to the OPR.”  Zhanna Ziering will present on “Estate & Gift Update Part 2: Pitfalls When Handling the Estate and Why the Tax Returns Matter!” and “Gotcha: Challenging Tax Penalties on International Forms.” Register and learn more here.

Recent Speaking Events

  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “Litigation Update: The Latest on FBAR and Other International Information Return Penalties” for DC Bar Association (virtual) (June 30, 2022). 
  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “Cryptocurrency Update” and “Cleaning Up the Client’s Mess-Voluntary Disclosure” at the Criminal Tax Day 2022, Live in-person and Webcast Event, Quinnipiac University School of Law, New Haven, CT (June 10, 2022).  
  • Guinevere Moore and Zhanna Ziering presented on “Foreign Financial Asset Reporting-Learn From Tax Attorneys” on a webinar hosted by CDH CPA (May 19, 2022).
  • Aaron Esman moderated a panel on “Ethical Issues in Federal Tax Practice – The Government Perspective,” ABA Section of Taxation, May Tax Meeting (May 13, 2022). 
  • Zhanna Ziering was a Panelist for “Structuring a Tax Representation: Privilege, Fees and Other Considerations” 19th Annual Tax Lawyering Workshop: Tax Practice in a Changing World, New York Law School (April 29, 2022). 
  • Guinevere Moore was a Panelist for “Ethics and the Federal Tax Practice” FBA Tax Law Conference (March 3, 2022). 
  • Zhanna Ziering spoke at the 2022 Tax Institute (Virtual Event), hosted by the USC Gould School of Law, on foreign trusts and foreign trust like structures and the related reporting and tax issues (January 26, 2022).
  • Guinevere Moore and Zhanna Ziering presented on “The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection in Tax Court – Developments and Best Practices (Ethics)”, 2021 American Bar Association 38th National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and 11th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy, December 08 -10, 2021, Las Vegas.
  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “The IRS’s Use of Data & AI in Enforcement,” 2021 IRS Representation Conference (Virtual) (November 19, 2021).
  • Guinevere Moore was a Moderator for “IRS Enforcement Trends”, 2021 IRS Representation Conference (November 19, 2021).
  • Guinevere Moore presented at The Freeman Law International Tax Symposium, November 18th & 19th, 2021.
  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “Tax Controversies,” NYU’s 80th Institute on Federal Taxation (Virtual), (November 15, 2021).
  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “FBAR Litigation Developments,” STEP USA Webinar, (October 21, 2021).
  • Zhanna Ziering presented on “The Cost of Cheating: U.S. and U.K. Enforcement to Deter Non-Compliance, Thirty-Eighth Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime”, Cambridge UK, September 7, 2021. CIDOEC (crimesymposium.org).
  • Guinevere Moore is speaking and presenting on ‘Best Practices for an IRS Exam’ at the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) SUMMIT21, on August 24, 2021.
  • Guinevere Moore is speaking and presenting on ‘Best Practices for an IRS Exam’ at the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) TAXCON, which is taking place August 24–26, 2021.
  • Guinevere Moore presented on Tax Controversies at NYU’s 79th Institute on Federal Taxation, Monday, November 16, 2020.
  • Guinevere Moore is Co-Chair of Women Who Count and presenting on ‘When is it time for an Engagement Checkup?, held from October 28-30, 2020.
  • Guinevere Moore presented When is it time for an Engagement Checkup? at the Illinois CPA Society Summit, on August 25-26, 2020.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Ethical Issues Related to Limited Scope Engagements at the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation Meeting in Boca Raton, FL on January 30 – February 1, 2020.
  • Guinevere Moore presented It’s a Whole New World: Defending and Litigating Partnership Adjustments Under the Bi-Partisan Budget Act of 2015 at the American Bar Associations National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Seeing through the Haze, Navigating Legalized Cannabis in Illinois at the Chicago Bar Association in Chicago, IL on November 13, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented The Obligation to Report Tax Related Misconduct at the New England IRS Representation Conference in a webcast on November 2, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Real Estate 199A Aggregation and 469 Grouping Rules: Real Estate Professionals and Safe Harbor Election at the Strafford Webinar on July 2, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Amending LLC and Partnership Agreements to Address Tax Reform and the Current IRS Audit Rules; Tax Law Considerations, Former Partner Contributions to Tax Liability, Push-Out Elections and More at the Strafford Webinar on June 25, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Rock-Partnership Representative-Hardplace at the NYU Annual Tax Controversy Forum in New York, NY on June 20, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Representing Taxpayers During Summons and Other IRS Interviews – Potted Plant v. Rambo at the ABA Section of Taxation in Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Updated Voluntary Disclosure Practices: Is this the Correct Path for your Noncompliant Client? At the Federal Bar Association Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 8, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Partnership Representatives: New IRS Final Regulations Under Section 6223 and Challenges for Pass-Through Entities in a Strafford webinar on January 30, 2019.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Civil Tax Workshop: Responding to Summonses and What Everyone Needs to Know About Cryptocurrency: Part One: Tax Treatment of Cryptocurrency Transactions; Part Two: Enforcement When Cryptocurrency Transactions Go Wrong at the America Bar Association’s 35 Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and 8th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy in Las Vegas, NV on December 13 and 15, 2018.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Statutes of Limitations on IRS Examinations and Ethical Issues Regarding Partnership Representatives at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation’s 2018 Fall Tax Meeting on October 5, 2018.
  • Guinevere Moore presented D.C. Ethical Issues/Experts in Federal Tax Practice and Reasonable Reliance Defense and Work Product Protection at the Federal Bar Association 42nd Annual Tax Law Conference on March 9, 2018.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Preparing Witnesses to Testify and Current Law and Analysis at the American Bar Association 2018 Midyear Meeting in San Diego, CA, February 8 – 10, 2018.
  • Guinevere Moore presented National Institutes on Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy for the American Bar Association in Las Vegas, NV on December 6 – 8, 2017.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Ethical Issues in Representing Tax Professionals at the American Bar Association Section of Tax 2017 May Meeting on May 12, 2017.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Responding to IRS Penalties at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in Chicago, IL on July 13 and 14, 2016.
  • Guinevere Moore presented Nuts & Bolts of Tax Court Litigation: Trial and Stipulations of Fact, Witness Preparation and Impeachment, and the Rules of Evidence the American Bar Association Tax Section 2016 Midyear Meeting in Los Angeles, CA on January 30, 2016.

Recent Publications

  • Zhanna Ziering and Aaron Esman pen American Bar Association Section of Taxation comments on proposed amendments to the Tax Court rules of practice and procedure.  Read the comments here.
  • Guinevere Moore is a regular tax contributor to the Forbes blog. Her posts cover a range of tax-related topics. To view her contributions, click here.
  • The Incompetent Authority: Questions and Answers co-authored by Guinevere Moore, ABA Tax Times, March 12, 2021. Read the article here.
  • The Incompetent Authority: Questions and Answers co-authored by Guinevere Moore, ABA Tax Times, August 25, 2020. Read the article here.
  • Retroactive Notice 2017-10 Is Problematic by Guinevere M. Moore, TAX NOTES FEDERAL, APRIL 6, 2020. Read the article here.
  • Is It Time for an Engagement Check-up? by Guinevere Moore, Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, December 2019-January 2020. View here.
  • Virtual Currency Reality: The IRS Crack Down on Cryptocurrency.  Guinevere Moore examines the filing obligations for cryptocurrency holders, past IRS enforcement and IRS guidance, and next steps for IRS enforcement and cryptocurrency holders. To read the article in its entirety, click here
  • Information Return Penalties: How to avoid or contest them.  Guinevere Moore explores the vast Information Return Penalties the IRS has at its disposal and how taxpayers who are facing these penalties can avoid them or, if they are assessed, contest them. To read the article in its entirety, click here
  • Guinevere Moore Authors American Bar Association Section of Taxation Comment Letter on Phasing out of IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Attorney Guinevere Moore was the primary author of a letter dated August 7, 2019, to Commissioner Chuck Rettig regarding phasing out of attorneys at the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Read the article here.
  • IRS Fumble: What to Do When a Tax Assessment’s Validity is Questionable by Guinevere Moore, ABA Tax Times, June 14, 2019. Back-to-back opinions released by the United States Tax Court on May 20 and May 21 of 2019 serve as compelling reminders that what we learned in kindergarten is true: the same rules really do apply to everyone. When the IRS does not follow required procedures, the Tax Court will not hesitate to invalidate an assessment and find for the petitioner. To read the article in its entirety, click here.
  • Guinevere Moore published in the ABA Tax Times. Guinevere Moore co-authored an article in the ABA Tax Times about why wives whose husbands are accused of tax evasion should hire their own lawyers. Read the article here.
  • Reasonable-Reliance Defense and Work Product Protection by Guinevere Moore, ABA Tax Times, March 2018.  In Estate of Marion Levine v. Commissioner, Docket No. 13370-13, the United States Tax Court issued a designated Order that granted the petitioner’s motion to limit the scope of an IRS subpoena duces tecum served on petitioner’s prior counsel. To read this article, click here.