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L1.12.21 - Managing Confidential Client Data - (2 CE)

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Managing Confidential Client Data
IRS Program #: XQQU-T-00747-21-O/S
CE: 2 CE
Speaker: David Gannaway, EA

Managing Confidential Client Data: Confidentiality of client data is essential to tax representation practice. This course will review best practices for complying with data security and confidentiality of taxpayer information as required by Internal Revenue Code §7216.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe best practices for data security related to tax representation cases.
  • Understand the application of §7216 to tax representation practice.


  • David Gannaway, EA, MBA, CFE, CAMS, CVA

    Mr. Gannaway joined J.S.Heldin November 2020 as an executive vice president in the Forensic Accounting & Economics Group. Since 2007, he has been providing tax controversy, litigation support, and expert witness services to attorneys and clients in both civil and criminal litigations in federal and state courts across multiple business sectors including construction, healthcare, financial services, and nonprofit.

    In August 2019, Mr. Gannaway received the distinguished National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®) Fellow designation as recognized by the National Association of Enrolled Agents as an expert in taxpayer representation before the IRS. He frequently represents individuals and business owners under audit and at appeals; prepares reasonable cause statements requesting penalty abatements; and all aspects of collection actions including Form 433A, negotiating installment agreements, and offers in compromise before the IRS and state taxing authorities. 

    As a former IRS criminal investigation special agent and assistant special agent in charge of the New York Field Office, Mr. Gannaway has 20 years of experience in managing and unraveling domestic/international complex white-collar financial fraud schemes involving tax evasion, corruption, and money laundering. He works closely with attorneys as a “Kovel” accountant in defending individuals under investigation or who may have been indicted for alleged white-collar financial crimes.

    Mr. Gannaway is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a thought leader regarding civil/criminal income taxes, fraud schemes (prevention and detection), regulatory compliance, Bank Secrecy Act, and money laundering.

August 5, 2021
Thu 11:00 AM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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