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Nuts and Bolts of IRS Audits and Collections


Cost Free
Presentation Length 2.0 hours

Recorded DateOctober 25, 2021
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaAuditing
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

The IRS audit process is rife with procedural rules to ensure taxpayers are notified before action is taken against them and that they have time to respond. However, these procedures also introduce added complexity for tax professionals who may face multiple pressures. They may lack expertise in handling audit and collection matters, and/or their clients may have delayed in getting them involved in the matter with deadlines now looming. Join Hana and Leo in this informative session to learn about IRS audits and collections.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the basics of the auditing process

  • Recall the basics of the collections process

  • Practice the procedure of an audit and collections

  • Evaluate collection alternatives

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Hana is a graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a corporate law concentration. She has facilitated the resolution of controversies involving liens, levies, warrants, seizures, penalty abatements, Offers in Compromise, income tax audits, installment agreements, responsible person assessments, trust fund recovery penalties, innocent spouse relief, New York State residency audits, New York State driver’s license suspensions, federal passport revocations, New York State sales and use tax audits and voluntary disclosures. Hana has served as Of Counsel to several law firms and corporations, advising on tax compliance and controversy issues.

Hana is a nationally recognized speaker and author. She is an honoree of Superlawyer’s Rising Star Award, consecutively for 2019 and 2020, Outstanding Woman in Law Award for 2020, Top Attorney in America Award for 2020, Diversity in Business Award for 2020, Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for 2019 and was named 40 Under 40 2019 by Long Island Business News.


Leo Gabovich

Boruchov, Gabovich & Associates, P.C.
Founding Partner
(646) 392-8840 ext 102


After graduating from Fordham Law, Leo Gabovich began his career as a litigator for the New York State Tax Department.

As a litigator, he represented the State before the Division of Tax Appeals and the Tax Appeals Tribunal. After leaving the state tax department, Leo went on to join an International Tax boutique law firm where he would represent clients in Offshore Voluntary Disclosure matters, assisting high-net-worth individuals and royalty in repatriating tax funds to the United States in return for avoiding harsher penalties and potential prosecution. He then went on to bring his expertise of International Taxation and Compliance and State and Local Tax representation as part of the team at UHY Advisors, an international public accounting and professional services firm.

Leo now primarily focuses his practices on matters relating to New York State and Federal tax controversy and compliance matters. He brings his knowledge and experience of the inner-workings of the state tax department along with his years of experience before the IRS in representing his clients for matters ranging from individual and business audits, negotiating agreements and compromises, litigating before the Division and Tribunal, and assisting with foreign information reporting compliance such as FBAR filings and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures.

About Our Presenter

Boruchov, Gabovich & Associates, P.C. is a full service boutique domestic and international tax controversy, immigration and commercial law firm located in the heart of Manhattan.

Boruchov, Gabovich & Associates, P.C. handles matters pertaining to tax litigation, penalty abatements, innocent spouse relief, FBAR compliance, trust fund recovery penalties, individual and corporate audits, voluntary disclosures, installment agreements, 1031 exchanges, contract negotiation, offers in compromise, contract drafting and review, entity formation, seizures, liens, levies, warrants, residency audits and planning, and business immigration services.