5254 Tax Controversy & Litigation - VASQUEZ JR. / VASQUEZ SR.- 19047
Juan Vasquez (ADJUNCT)
Juan Vasquez, Sr. (ADJUNCT)
Course Areas: Taxation
Time: ARRANGED Fri/Sat Location: 3 BLB
Course Outline: The Tax Controversy and Litigation course will cover the tax controversy process, starting with handling an IRS audit, administratively protesting before IRS Appeals, and representing a client before the United States Tax Court. Students will be instructed in taxpayer/client interview techniques and counseling, case evaluation, negotiation and settlement techniques, and trial techniques and strategies. At the Tax Court level students will learn: preparation and filing of the Tax Court Petition, Tax Court pre-trial procedures, presentation of the case and post-trial briefing.
The course will be taught in the simulation format that is used in Trial Advocacy courses.
This two-credit course brings U.S. Tax Court Judge Juan F. Vasquez to Houston to teach a course on Tax Controversy and Litigation. His fellow teacher will be Juan F. Vasquez, Jr., Shareholder of the law firm of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin.
NO FINAL EXAM!!!
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
Course Notes: This is an LL.M class, and JD students may register, if space is available. Juan Vasquez Jr. and Juan Vasquez Sr. This course will meet on the following Fridays & Saturdays:
Friday January 23, 2015 - 1:30 to 4:30
Saturday January 24, 2015 - 9:00 to 12:30
Friday February 6, 2015 - 1:30 to 4:30
Saturday February 7, 2015 - 9:00 to 12:30
Friday February 20, 2015 - 1:30 to 4:30
Saturday February 21, 2015 - 9:00 to 12:30
Friday March 6, 2015 – 1:30 to 4:30
Saturday March 7, 2015 - 9:00 to 12:30
Prerequisites: Yes Federal Income Tax.
First Day Assignments:
Final Exam Schedule:
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Course Materials (11/10/2014 2:57:52 PM)
Please see course syllabus for more detailed info of the required course material.