enrolled agents convened at the CTCPA
Education Center for an inside look
at the inner workings of the IRS. The
state's first-ever IRS Working To-
gether Conference, featuring keynote
speaker DRS Commissioner
and IRS representatives together
for panel discussions to brainstorm
ways in which the IRS and tax prac-
titioners can better work together.
from the IRS anywhere," said CTCPA
Co. in Newtown, who served on one
of the panels. "This was hands-on,
to sit on a panel, he inquired if the
day's set-up would actually be interac-
tive and open to questions and discus-
sions. The IRS response was clear
interaction was the main goal.
rience," Clavette said. "The communi-
cation was great. They can sense our
frustration, certainly, but the IRS was
very receptive and the communication
was all very constructive."
Maggie Romaniello, who helped plan
the conference, was also pleased with
the result. "There were many practi-
tioners in attendance who don't usu-
ally attend our events," said Romani-
ello. "It was great to make so many
new contacts and establish new rela-
tionships with practitioners."
room next year!" Clavette added.
of positive feedback from our members
about the conference was extremely
gratifying," said CTCPA Membership
spent away from the office was jus-
tified because of the value they re-
ceived, then I am happy with the job
tips from the IRS anywhere."
Clavette Josselyn & Co., Newtown
representatives Joe Mooney, Deputy Commissioner; John Kutsukos,
Bureau Chief, Compliance; Mary Kate Speer, Systems Control Officer,
Audit Division; Louis Bucari, First Assistant Commissioner; and Kevin