NJSEA Dinner & Educational Seminar

Wednesday, November 9, 2016                                                                                 

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Board Meeting
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. -
Educational Seminar                                                                                         

Register Now!Registration Fee: NJSEA & NAEA members ($40/$60 after Thursday, November 3); Non-members and guests ($50/$75 after Thursday, November 3).  Includes buffet dinner.

Early Bird pricing until Thursday, November 3!



Crowne Plaza Hotel (Monroe) 
390 Forsgate Drive
(Exit 8A off the NJ Turnpike)
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Driving Directions 


Wednesday November 9, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Don't Miss!

NJSEA Board Meeting

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(All Members Welcome)


Call to Order
Roll Call
Welcome to Members and Guests

President's Report
Vice President's Report
Secretary's Report
Treasurer's Report
Immediate Past President's Report
President Emeritus' report

Committee Reports
    Education-Programs and Seminars
    Educating America
    Government Relations
    Public Relations

Unfinished business
New Business
For the Good of the Order


Anthony Berlangieri, Secretary 

New Jersey Society of Enrolled Agents 
(973) 580-0706


Registration Fee: NJSEA & NAEA members ($40/$60 after Thursday, November 3); Non-members and guests ($50/$75 after Thursday, November 3 ).  Includes buffet dinner.

Early Bird pricing until Thursday,  November 3

Register Now! 




TOPIC: Eggshell Audits: Handling IRS Examinations with Potential Fraud Penalty and Criminal Issues

 Meeting Description: Even with due diligence, clients don’t always tell us everything.  This seminar will help you identify audit situations with civil and/or criminal prosecution potential and explain how tax professionals should handle these situations.

Learning  objectives: 
  •  Understand recent IRS and DOJ developments
  •  Identify the perils and goals of a sensitive audit
  •  Understand how to establish and protect privileges
  •  Learn how to prepare for a sensitive audit
  •  Learn how to deal with the IRS Revenue Agent
  •  Understand and identify indicators of fraud and signs of a criminal referral
  •  Know how to handle current year and delinquent tax returns related to eggshell audits
Kevin Sweeney, Senior Counsel, Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Kevin is a former federal tax prosecutor. His practice focuses on high-stakes IRS audits, tax litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and corporate investigations for entities and individuals all over the world.

Before joining the Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Kevin was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division. Kevin was one of a select team of attorneys assigned to DOJ’s Swiss Bank Program (SBP). As a SBP attorney, Kevin identified, investigated, recommended for IRS audit, and criminally prosecuted U.S. foreign bank account holders and facilitators such as bankers, attorneys, and asset managers.

Kevin represents clients in IRS audits and civil tax litigation before the United States Tax Court, District Courts, and Court of Federal Claims. His skill set is especially suited for sensitive audits and litigation where penalty, fraud, or criminal issues could arise.

In addition to his position at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, Kevin has served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Districts of Colorado and the Eastern District of Virginia and as a prosecutor and appellate attorney in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. Kevin has investigated and litigated dozens of federal white-collar criminal cases throughout the country including tax evasion, tax preparer, employment tax, FBAR, money laundering, currency structuring, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other financial fraud matters.

Kevin is a judge advocate (JAG) in the United States Army Reserve. He served on active duty from 2006-2010. Kevin deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2006 with the 4th Infantry Division where he advised commanders on criminal law issues and internal investigations into serious combat-related incidents. Upon returning from Iraq, he served first as a prosecutor in Fort Hood, Texas and then as an appellate attorney in Washington, DC. As a JAG, Kevin litigated dozens of criminal cases and appeals. 


CE Credits:  2 IRS CE, 2 CPA CPE