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Barbara T. Kaplan to Participate in NYU’s Tax Controversy Forum

NEW YORK – June 19, 2019 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Barbara T. Kaplan, Global Tax Practice co-chair and New York Tax Practice chair, will participate in the New York University (NYU) School of Professional Studies’ 11th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, June 20-21, at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. The forum brings together government and private practitioners to compare perspectives on a variety of topics involving federal tax audits, appeals, and litigation.

Kaplan will present during the session, “Practical Tips from The Trenches: Dealing With Overbroad Information Document Requests and Demands To Interview The Taxpayer.” She will be joined on the panel by fellow tax litigators who will provide practical tips and examples of how to address difficult or sensitive requests for information by the IRS.

Kaplan, named one of the top 50 women lawyers in New York City by Super Lawyers magazine, focuses her tax litigation practice on domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships, and individuals in federal, state, and local tax examinations, controversies, and litigation, including administrative and grand jury criminal tax investigations.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice

To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.

About Greenberg Traurig:

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.