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How to Reopen and Challenge an Assessed Tax Webinar


June 26
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


Waking Up the Dead: How to Challenge an Assessed Tax: This program explains the opportunities for practitioners to reopen assessed tax liabilities, including audit reconsideration, doubt-as-to-liability offers, amending tax returns, and challenging the assessment at a CDP hearing. The program will explain each option and when practitioners should consider utilizing each of them. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Understand how to request audit reconsideration
  • Identify when is it possible to use an amended return to reopen a bad assessment
  • Explain how Doubt-as-to-Liability Offers work 
  • Understand how to utilize a CDP hearing to force a reconsideration of a tax liability
  • Describe how to use refund requests to reopen a bad assessment


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The means that CPAs can reopen closed assessments,
  • Doubt-as-to-liability offers
  • Audit reconsideration
  • Amended returns
  • Refunds


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