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Schwerin Presented on IRS’s Data Analytics Program at 2018 ABA Webinar Panel

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Michelle F. Schwerin discussed the IRS’s use of data analytics during an American Bar Association (ABA) Webinar entitled, “The IRS’s Modern Use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Tax Enforcement”.

The IRS’s Modern Use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Tax Enforcement

Program Description:

The webinar discussed the  IRS’s use of advanced technology applications in its enforcement efforts. The IRS’s new programs are designed to materially improve compliance results for the most pressing strategic issues facing the IRS using data. These methods are applied in the areas of refund fraud, tax gap reduction, and core compliance examination activities – both civilly and criminally. The panel addressed the fundamentals of the IRS’s big data analytics program and what tax practitioners should be aware of when they represent clients in the future.

This webinar was covered by multiple news outlets, including: Bloomberg Tax and Law 360.

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