Using Tax Returns in Fraud Examinations (Webinar Archive)


Using Tax Returns in Fraud Examinations

CPE Credit: 2
Course Level: Advanced
Prerequisite: A basic understanding of white-collar crime investigative steps


Designed for non-accountants, this course explores how tax returns can be used to create and test fraud hypotheses; determine likely suspects; find known associates, shell companies and co-conspirators; and identify potential subpoena targets.

Using Tax Returns in Fraud Examinations covers aspects of individual, corporate and pass-through-entity tax returns to highlight key information that you can use to determine the merit of fraud allegations.

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the common tax returns and schedules encountered in fraud examinations

Determine how key information tracks between business and individual returns

Identify possible assets and accounts held by suspects

Identify ways to use tax returns to develop possible related entities and known associates, including possible shell companies and co-conspirators

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Webinar Information:

Presenter: Janet M. McHard, CFE, CPA, CFF

Recording Date: March 26, 2015

Duration: 100 minutes

CPE Information:

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Last updated: March 2017

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