LA Hollywood/BH DG: CPA's Role in the IRS "Egg Shell Audit" - an Update | G3041119A

Date :
November 8, 2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location :
West Los Angeles
Facility :
Billingsley's Restaurant
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CPE Credits :
CPE 2.00, MCLE 1.50
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Join us with speaker Rick Speier as he discusses how to assist attorneys in support of audit defense, & how to choose clients and kovel letter limitations.


  • Recognize the indicators of an impending Egg Shell audit.
  • Identify clients that need an attorney, not a CPA, before hearing privileged information.
  • Determine when audit commands legal representation and not a CPA.

Major Subjects:

  • Commissioner Rettig's new forces on criminal fraud in conventional tax case role of IRS fraud tech advisor
  • Hot button tax issues

Advanced Prep:


Misc. Information:

Online registration is closed the day of the meeting. We encourage you to register in advance as spaces are limited. If you would like to attend and pay at the door, please call Program Associate Tricia Galloway at (818) 546-3508 to ensure there is still space available.
Plan to arrive at 11:30 a.m. Program starts promptly at 12:10 p.m and lunch will not be served during the presentation.
•Fees: $38/member, $48/nonmember
•Add $5 for same day and at door registration
•Parking and lunch included . Please make sure to indicate your lunch choice: steak, chicken, fish or vegetarian. If a selection is not made it will be at the discretion of the restaurant.
•Address: Billingsley's Restaurant, 11326 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Some knowledge of "Egg Shell Audit."
Designed For:
CPAs, attorneys and other professional staff.


Richard Speier, Jr, EA

Rick Speier, Jr. spent 29 years as a special agent, manager and executive with IRS Criminal Investigation (CI). During his management career, he served in a number of increasingly responsible positions with CI including tenures as the Special Agent in Charge of both the San Jose and Los Angeles field offices. He ended his government career in 2006 after serving as the Deputy Chief Criminal Investigation—CI’s second-in-command. In this position, he supervised CI’s 4,600 employees and was responsible for CI’s entire investigative program. He also served as the Acting Chief Criminal Investigation immediately prior to his retirement.

As an IRS executive and manager he frequently represented IRS before the media and on Capitol Hill. He has also testified extensively as a government expert during criminal trials. Since his retirement, he has served as a consultant to attorneys and corporate clients who seek his guidance in matters dealing with all financial crimes and primarily tax crimes. Speier is an enrolled agent and is a frequent participant as a panelist and speaker before groups of tax professionals, attorneys and accountants. He has served as a defense expert witness in both criminal and civil trials.

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