Events, Seminars & Webinars

Since 1985 Dennis Brager has been speaking to professional groups including Tax Attorneys, Certified Public Accountants and Enrolled Agents on tax litigation and tax controversy issues, including tax fraud, offshore bank account problems, tax audits, marijuana business tax issues, and civil and criminal tax penalties. If you are interested in having Dennis Brager speak to your organization, please e-mail us at

“Due to the resounding success of your webinar, we would like to schedule an encore…thanks so much and bravo for an incredible job!”

Sue K. Varon, Managing Editor

Strafford Continuing Education Webinars

July 13, 2016, Lorman Webinar, Innocent Spouse Relief Rules and Regulations-Webinar, 11:00-11:40am PT

May 6, 2016, 2016 ABA Section of Taxation May Meeting, Review of Notices of Determination-IRS Collection Due Process Hearings-Washington D.C., 4:30-5:45pm ET

March 2, 2016, Strafford Publications, FBAR and U.S. Tax Reporting and Compliance Requirements for Foreign Assets-Webinar-10:00-11:30 a.m. PT

March 1, 2016, Strafford Publications, Responding to Adverse IRS Audit Assessments: Audit Reconsideration Requests, IRS Appeals, and Settlement Strategies- Webinar-10:00-11:50 a.m. PT

November 13, 2015, Marijuana Business Conference, Minimizing the 280E Bite, Dealing with the IRS & Preparing for an Audit-Las Vegas-1:30-2:20 p.m. PT

November 6, 2015, California State Bar Tax Section, International Tax Audit & Appeals Including Statute of Limitations in the International Context- San Diego-3:30-5:00 p.m. PT

October 27, 2015, UCLA Tax Controversy Institute, Comprehensive Review of Assessment Statutes of Limitation-Beverly Hills Hotel-9:20-10:10 a.m. PT

September 16, 2015, Strafford Webinar, Navigating the IRS Penalty Abatement Procedures for Foreign Information Reporting Noncompliance-10:00-11:30 a.m. PT

August 11, 2015, 2015 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, Primer on International Forms

June 11, 2015, BTLG WebinarA Brief Guide to Getting (and Keeping) Your Clients with Foreign Connections Out of Trouble, Including FBARs, OVDP, etc.- Brager Tax Law Group Webinar PowerPoint & Recording

June 2, 2015, Strafford Publications Webinar Streamlined Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: Avoiding Aggressive Enforcement Regime and Significant Penalties

May 6, 2015, Bloomberg BNA Webinar Eggshell Audits: Keeping Your Client Out of Jail

March 18, 2015, Bloomberg BNA Webinar Offshore Voluntary Disclosure: A Brief Guide to the Various IRS' Programs and Other Ways of Becoming (and Remaining) Tax Compliant

Septermber 11, 2014, Orange County Bar Association, Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

September 10th, 2014, Strafford Publications Webinar, New FBAR Reporting Regulations Navigating Offshore Voluntary Disclosure

August 5, 2014, ABA Criminal Tax Fraud, Dialing for Dollars: What You Need to Know to Advise Your Clients, PowerPoint Recording

July 23, 2014, BTLG Webinar, Big Changes to IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) for FBAR non-Filers, Brager Tax Law Group Webinar PowerPoint & Recording

June 12, 2014, BTLG Webinar, What Happens Off-Shore, Stays Off-Shore -- NOT, Brager Tax Law Group Webinar PowerPoint & Recording

May 28, 2014, State Bar of California Tax Section Webinar, Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBARs), Voluntary Disclosures and Foreign Accounts Recording

May 16, 2014, Lorman Webinar, Avoiding, Reducing, and Mitigating Payroll Tax Penalties

May 9, 2014, ABA Section of Taxation Seminar, Washington D.C., Collection Due Process Hearings, and Other Collection Matters in the Appeals Division under AJAC, Section of Taxation Meeting PPT Slides

March 28, 2014, The Morgan King Company Teleconference, Offshore Accounts and Offshore Tax Evasion

December 11-13, 2013, 2013 American Bar Association 30th Annual Institute, Criminal Tax Fraud and 3rd National Institute on Tax Controversy, Las Vegas

November 26, 2013, 2013 Tax Update and Planning Conference, Federal and State Tax Controversy

November 25, 2013, 2013 Tax Update and Planning Conference, Federal and State Tax Controversy

November 8, 2013, California State Bar Tax Section Annual Meeting, State and Federal Responsible Person Penalties - Moderator

October 10, 2013, Onepath Practice Management, What to Do if Your Clients Haven’t Reported Their Offshore Bank Accounts

Client Reviews
"Dennis, Meredith, and staff… As I reflect upon this year, there are a few individuals who have made my life much better. I appreciate and feel blessed for all the effort made on my behalf. Thank you very much…" KB
"Thank you for your good work in resolving my innocent spouse case. I will be forever grateful!" KB
"It is a pleasure to send you this check...knowing I have friends like you who are there to help!" HB
"Words can not express my appreciation. YOU DID IT!!!! I have dealt with and paid multiple people to resolve my tax problems, however you were the only one who was successful..." CB
"Your assistance is greatly appreciated and beyond the call of the average attorney who would not take the time. I will consult with you and refer whomever I can to you, whenever possible." EK