LA West San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena DG: The Forever Tax | G3070719B


Date :
July 15, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location :
Facility :
El Cholo Cafe
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Level of Difficulty :
CPE Credits :
CPE 1.00
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Join us as Kneave Riggall discusses the IRS' position on unpaid trust fund taxes and who the IRS holds responsible for their payment.


  • Recognize trust fund taxes.
  • Identify the risk of unpaid payroll taxes.
  • Determine what, if any, grounds of appeal are available upon receiving a Letter 1153 from the IRS.

Major Subjects:

Identify the consequences of not paying payroll taxes timely.

Advanced Prep:


Misc. Information:

Registration opens at 11:30 AM and presentation begins at 12:30 PM.
Fees: $22/member, $32/nonmember.
Add $5 for same day and at door registration.
Includes buffet lunch which begins at 11:30 AM
90-minute parking is free with validation and $1.50 for each additional ½ hour.
Address: El Cholo Cafe 300 E. Colorado
suite 214
Pasadena, CA 91101
Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Some knowledge of trust fund taxes.
Designed For:
CPAs and other professional staff


Kneave Riggall, Esq
Kneave Riggall is an attorney and certified tax law specialist in South Pasadena. His practice focuses on tax controversies, tax planning, tax whistleblowers and tax litigation. He also provides expert testimony on tax issues. Kneave earned his B.A. from University of California, Berkeley, graduating in 1975 with Honors in Economics and Highest Honors in Urban Studies. In the next three years, he completed both an M.A. in Economics, and a J.D., at the University of California at Los Angeles; was twice named a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics; served on the UCLA LAW REVIEW for two years; and was elected Treasurer of UCLA’s Student Bar Association. Admitted to practice in California in November 1978, Kneave practiced law as an associate business litigator in Los Angeles for four years and was admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit. In 1983, he joined Bank of America as a tax and financial planner to executives; in 1985, he began a solo tax law practice; in 1986, he was admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court; in 1987, he completed an LL.M. in Taxation at the University of San Diego School of Law; in 1991, he was certified as a taxation law specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization; in 1993, he was granted the highest ratings for legal ability and ethical standards (“AV”) by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; in 2000, he won a victory over the IRS in the Ninth Circuit, which was later published as Gardenhire v. United States, 209 F.3d 1145; in 2004, he was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Federal Claims; in 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE listed him as a Southern California Super Lawyer (Tax); and in 2009, 2011 and 2012, PASADENA MAGAZINE named him a Top Attorney (Tax). During his years as a tax lawyer, Kneave has represented taxpayers before: The IRS in audits, appeals, criminal investigations, collection matters, domestic and offshore voluntary disclosures, innocent spouse requests, offers in compromise, and whistleblower cases; the Franchise Tax Board and more than 20 other state tax agencies; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. Tax Court; the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; the Superior Courts of Los Angeles and Orange Counties; and Riverside County’s Assessment Board No. 1. He has also published 31 tax articles, in eleven professional journals and three law reviews; taught eight courses as part of the USC Master of Business Taxation program; taught four courses in Loyola Law School’s Tax LL.M. program; conducted evening sessions at the 1995 and 2006 USC Tax Institutes; and chaired the Pasadena Bar Association’s Tax Section for 20+ years. Please contact Kneave at or (626) 799-7219.
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