Events

We periodically conduct tax related seminars for CPAs, tax preparers and attorneys. Please contact us if you would like to be added to our mailing list.


Past Events

Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race

Date: May 31, 2017
Location: Boston, MA

A team from McMahon & Associates will be lacing up their running shoes on May 31 to participate in Lawyers Have Heart Boston.

Lawyers Have Heart Boston is a 5K road race and summer celebration. Since 2008, Lawyers Have Heart in Boston has raised more than $2 million to benefit the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association in support of the organization’s mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. More than 2000 members of the legal community participate in the event annually, in fact it sells out most years.


Correcting United States Income Tax and Foreign Asset Reporting Problems

Date: January 19, 2017
Location: Waltham, MA

D. Sean McMahon presented to the Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents on January 19, 2017. The presentation, “Correcting United States Income Tax and Foreign Asset Reporting Problems,” included discussion on a US taxpayer’s obligation to report foreign asset ownership and foreign income as well as the current IRS voluntary disclosure programs available for taxpayers to resolve past foreign asset reporting non-compliance issues.

Attendees were eligible for 2 IRS CPE credits.


33rd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

Date: December 7-9, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, NV

This program brought together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects of tax controversy, tax litigation, and criminal tax defense.

Curriculum topics included:

  • Round-table discussions with senior officials from the IRS and Justice Department
  • Strategies for experienced practitioners when representing clients in examination, at appeals, and during criminal investigations
  • Breakout sessions focused on civil tax controversy and criminal tax defense strategies
  • Advice from judges on what they want to hear from you

Correcting IRS Income Tax and Foreign Asset Reporting Problems

Date: October 2016
Location: Kuwait

Sean McMahon presented to Kuwaiti professionals and high-income individuals with U.S. tax issues. The presentation included:

  • Income tax and foreign asset reporting legal requirements
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR)
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

Ethical Considerations in Individual and Family Representation

Date: September 30, 2016
Location: Boston, MA

D. Sean McMahon presented at the ABA Section of Taxation and Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, Trust & Estate Division 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting. Sean spoke on the “Ethical Considerations in Individual and Family Representation” panel.

The panel provided tax practitioners with an overview of ethical considerations applicable in the representation of individuals and families and discussed ethical issues involving scope of representation, conflicts of interest in joint representation, disclosures to the IRS, and the duty of confidentiality.

Moderator: Stephanie Coleman, Legal Aid of West Virginia, Charleston, WV
Panelists: Jamie Andree, Indiana Legal Services, Bloomington, IN; D. Sean McMahon, McMahon & Associates, Boston, MA; Brendan Shea, Law Office of Brendan Shea, Boston, MA

Read about the 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting


32nd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud

Date: December 9-11, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, NV

This program brought together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects of tax controversy, tax litigation, and criminal tax defense.

Curriculum topics included:

  • Roundtable discussions with senior officials from the IRS and Justice Department
  • Strategies for experienced practitioners when representing clients in examination, at appeals, and during criminal investigations
  • Breakout sessions focused on civil tax controversy and criminal tax defense strategies
  • Advice from judges

31st Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud

Date: December 10-12, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV

This program brought together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects of tax controversy, tax litigation, and criminal tax defense.


Correcting IRS Income Tax and Foreign Asset Reporting Problems

Date: November 2014
Location: Kuwait

Sean McMahon presented to Kuwaiti professionals and high-income individuals with U.S. tax issues. The presentation included:

  • Income tax and foreign asset reporting legal requirements
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR)
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

See the presentation


Eighth Business Fundamental Bootcamp – Leveraging the Cloud for Growth

Date: June 7, 2013
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm with reception to follow
Location: Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge, MA

This Bootcamp was designed especially for CEOs and CXOs of early stage and rapidly growing companies with a focus on the tactical and operational expertise that you need to manage your growing business. Sean McMahon spoke about Legal & Risk Management.

Speaker: D. Sean McMahon, McMahon & Associates, PC
Title: Avoiding Tax Problems for a New Business

Full program agenda


What Every CPA and their Clients Should Know About Working with Overseas Americans and Foreign Nationals in the United States including an update of the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Time: Program 6:00-8:30 pm

Registration and light refreshments 6:00 pm, program begins at 6:30 pm.

Location: Bentley University

LaCava Conference Center
175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452

Speaker Panel:

  • Kenneth Freshman of Freshman & Ferraro P.C.
  • William Haddad of Collora LLP
  • Jonathan Lachowitz of JJK Investment Management
  • William J. Lovett of Collora LLP
  • D. Sean McMahon of McMahon Law Office

Who Should Attend: Ideal for soon to be Expats, HR Managers and CPAs with clients who live overseas

CPE Credits: Program qualifies for two hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

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