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Nonprofit Organizations Committee: Conference Call on August 15

The Nonprofit Organizations Committee is excited to announce its presentation of:

The Forever Tax: IRS Trust Fund Penalties
August 15, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Please join the Nonprofit Organizations Committee for a program on the topic of “The Forever Tax: IRS Trust Fund Penalties.”  Our presenter is Kneave Riggall, Attorney/Certified Tax Law Specialist.  This presentation will discuss the dire consequences of being a “responsible person” when employment taxes are not paid over to the IRS.  Please note that a responsible person can be anyone with knowledge of that nonpayment who is authorized to make such payment, i.e., is on a “signature card” for any bank account of any nonpaying employer, including all non-profit entities.

Kneave Riggall is an attorney and certified tax law specialist in South Pasadena. His practice focuses on tax controversies, tax planning, tax whistleblowers and tax litigation. He also provides expert testimony on tax issues.  During his years as a tax lawyer, Kneave has represented taxpayers before: The IRS in audits, appeals, criminal investigations, collection matters, domestic and offshore voluntary disclosures, innocent spouse requests, offers in compromise, and whistleblower cases; the Franchise Tax Board and more than 20 other state tax agencies; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. Tax Court; the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; the Superior Courts of Los Angeles and Orange Counties; and Riverside County’s Assessment Board No. 1.

This presentation will be accessible via conference call, which is free and open to the public.  The conference call can be accessed at the following dial-in number starting at 10:00 a.m.:

Dial-in: (855) 520-7605
Passcode: 7547908615#

For more information about the Nonprofit Organizations Law Committee and its programs, please contact Chair Louis E. Michelson (louis@lemtax.com) Vice-Chair Carol Bradford (cbradford@calfund.org).

*This program has been approved for MCLE credit by The State Bar of California for 1 hour of general MCLE credit.  California Community Foundation is a MCLE approved activity provider.  The California Lawyers Association is not the provider of this MCLE credit

For your reference, the following is the schedule of the upcoming meetings of the Committee:

  • September 19, 2019 – California Community Foundation and Conference Call – Update on Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofit Organizations – Zenaida Espanola, Acting Chief Appraiser, Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor.
  • October 18, 2019 – Conference Call
  • November 21, 2019 – Conference Call – Donor Advised Funds One Year After Notice 2017-73, Reynolds Cafferata

This e-bulletin was written by Louis E. Michelson, Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee.

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