This course will provide an overview of the whistleblower statute, how to prepare and file a Form 211, Application for Award for Original Information, which factors will lead to an award (and which will lead to the reduction of an award); and how to challenge the IRS’s determinations regarding your application and/or award.
Phillip J. Colasanto is an attorney at Agostino & Associates, P.C. where he focuses on civil and criminal tax controversies. Mr. Colasanto is a frequent presenter for the American Bar Association and has published articles for: Tax Notes, Bloomberg BNA, American Law Institute, and the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. Mr. Colasanto was recently named one of the Nolan Fellows for the American Bar Association, which is awarded to young lawyers who are actively involved in the Tax Section and have shown leadership qualities.