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Navigating Tax Court for Non-Lawyers 2024


(Check-In 11:30am CST)

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2.00 Credits

Member Price $89.00

Non-Member Price $119.00


The final step in a tax controversy is Tax Court. Over 70% of all Tax Court cases are filed by taxpayers representing themselves. Most of these “pro se” taxpayers have a non-lawyer assisting them. There can be significant advantages to filing a Tax Court case to resolve a dispute. This class will explore these strategic uses of the Tax Court process and provide a basic understanding of navigating your client through the case.

  • Course Instructor: Steven R. Mather
  • Highlights

    • Determining when filing a Tax Court case can be a strategic benefit
    • Learn how to file the case
    • Understand the steps and deadlines in the Tax Court process
    • Review the settlement process
    • Know when the case gets to the point where you need help



    Designed For

    CPAs, attorneys and enrolled agents.


    • Recognize when opportunities exist to seek Tax Court review
    • Identify when using the Tax Court process can be a strategic benefit
    • Determine how to guide the Tax Court case through the process without needing an attorney




    This course is provided by a third-party vendor. Please note that login instructions will not be available in the ‘My Upcoming CPE’ section of the NESCPA website. Instead, the login instructions will be sent directly to you via email by the California Education Foundation (CalCPA). Upon completing the course, your hours will be recorded in the ‘My CPE Tracker’ section of the NESCPA website.

    Non-Member Price $119.00

    Member Price $89.00