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Boxerman, Neill, and Schwerin to Present at the First Annual Summer Tax Summit in St. Louis


Sanford J. Boxerman, Sara G. Neill, and Michelle F. Schwerin, shareholders of Capes Sokol, will present at the first annual Summer Tax Summit in St. Louis, Missouri. The CLE-portion of the event is scheduled for August 29th and promises a day of insightful discussions and networking opportunities for legal professionals, CPAs, and enrolled agents, all centered around civil and criminal tax controversy matters. 

Boxerman will participate as a panelist in a presentation titled “Navigating IRS Civil & Criminal Enforcement Trends for Cryptocurrency.” During this session, the panel will delve into recent regulatory, legislative and judicial developments concerning the taxation of cryptocurrency. The panel will include a high-ranking official from IRS-Criminal Investigations as well as an Assistant United States Attorney, both of whom will provide insights and updates concerning the federal government’s efforts in this area. 

Neill will moderate a panel titled: “Gaining Insights into Sentencing for Tax/White Collar Cases – A Judicial Perspective.” This discussion will feature a panel of esteemed federal district court judges sharing their invaluable insights on the intricacies of sentencing in cases involving tax and white-collar crimes. The judges’ viewpoints will offer practical advice for practitioners representing both taxpayers and the government in such cases. 

As a panelist for the presentation, “Navigating Ethical Considerations in Advocating for Clients in Tax Controversies,” Schwerin will provide comprehensive guidance on ethical considerations that frequently arise while representing clients entangled in civil and criminal tax disputes. The panel will address various scenarios, ranging from representing spouses and business partners jointly to employing joint defense or common interest agreements.  

2023 Summer Tax Summit 

The first annual Summer Tax Summit will take place on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis, Missouri.  

For more information about the event, visit their website. 

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