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Navigating Civil Tax Fraud in the Employment Context: Remedies for Defrauded Employees

1h 30m

Created on September 14, 2020




This program, presented by experienced attorney Richard Neuworth, will provide an overview of the various causes of actions and remedies (federal and state) available to employees whose employers file fraudulent tax returns by misclassifying employees or filing fraudulent returns around the issues of social security benefits, health insurance, or retirement plans. The course closely examines the Internal Revenue Code, particularly Sections 26 U.S.C. 7434 and 26 U.S.C. 7623, and reviews how to bring claims against employers pursuant to these statutes. Lastly, the program will also cover various whistleblower protections and claims available to employees.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review civil damages for filing a fraudulent return

  2. Gain an overview of federal and state remedies available to employees

  3. Examine the various defenses available in this area of law

  4. Identify recent tax law changes and how they impact potential settlement of cases

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