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Monica E. Koch

Monica E. Koch

Internal Revenue Service
Associate Area Counsel (Small Business/Self-Employed)
Office of the Chief Counsel
Westbury, NY, USA


Education

St. John’s University School of Law (1987); St. John’s University,  B.A. Government (1984) Minors: German and Business  Magna Cum Laude

Academic Experience

Adjunct Professor (May 2012—present]

College of Management, Long Island University - Post, Brookville, New York

Adjunct Professor (February 2011 to June 2011)

Pace University, Lubin School of Business, New York, New York

Professional Experience

Supervisory Trial Attorney (August 1987 – present)

Office of Chief Counsel – IRS

Westbury, New York

Special Assistant United States Attorney ( E.D.N.Y.) ( April 2007 – December 2014)

  • Recipient of the 1995 “Attorney of the Year” award.
  • Publication: ” IRC 6651(f) v. IRC 6663 – Same Badges, Different Application”, Quarterly Fraud Digest (Nov. 2006)
  • Approved New York Continuing Legal Education Instructor
  • Fraud and disclosure (IRC 6103) coordinator
  • Recipient ofthe 2002 “Cube Award” for significant Tax Court Litigation
  • Taxpayer Advocate contact attorney
  • Translator for Spanish speaking taxpayers
  • Translator of German and French foreign trust documents
  • 20+ published Tax Court opinions
  • National Estate and Gift Tax Coordinator group

Publications

Litigating an Innocent Spouse Case, CCH Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure (August-September 2014), F. Agostino, M.E.Koch and L.A. Sannicandro

PANELS

Panelist, Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: A Primer on the Standards and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties (Practising Law Institute March 20, 2015) 

Panelist, Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2014: A Primer on the Standards and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties (Practising Law Institute March 19, 2014) 

Panelist, New York University’s Sixth Annual Tax Controversy Forum: Litigating an Innocent Spouse Case (June 19, 2014)

Panelist, The Trial of  the Tax Court Case, American Bar Association Tax Section – Diversity Committee, Washington, DC May 8, 2014

Monica E. Koch is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud - Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2017: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, Monday, May 01, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud - Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud, Monday, May 01, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud - Crossing the Line: Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud, Monday, May 01, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2017: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, Wednesday, May 03, 2017, New York, NY
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