The Tax Division, United States Department of Justice, is responsible for enforcing the nation's tax laws fully, fairly, and consistently, through both criminal and civil litigation. This course will explore the role of the Tax Division in ensuring fair and uniform enforcement of tax laws, protecting the public, encouraging voluntary compliance with tax laws, and how their operations impact regulatory ethics. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.
After attending this presentation, you will be able to...
- Identify the mission and responsibilities of the Tax Division
- Recall the Tax Division's civil and criminal litigation processes
- Recognize the importance of protecting the public fisc through affirmative civil litigation
- Recognize the role of the Tax Division in encouraging voluntary compliance with tax laws
- Identify the ways in which the Tax Division ensures fair and uniform enforcement of tax laws
- Distinguish the collaboration between the Tax Division and other federal agencies in tax law enforcement
The major topics covered in this course include:
- Overview of the Tax Division's role and responsibilities
- Civil litigation and appellate cases in the Tax Division
- Criminal investigations and prosecutions of tax law violations
- Protecting the public fisc through affirmative civil litigation
- Encouraging voluntary compliance with tax laws
- Ensuring fair and uniform enforcement of tax laws
- Collaboration with other federal agencies in tax law enforcement