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Tax Controversy in the Midst of Covid-19 - East County San Diego In-Person Meeting 9.10.21
EL CAJON, CA 92021
Friday, September 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
Category: Chapter Meetings

Tax Controversy in the Midst of Covid-19
 East County San Diego In-Person Chapter Meeting

CSTC members who attend any San Diego Region Chapter meeting in September or October 2021 have access to Early Bird pricing for the 2022 In-Person Running Start Seminar. Attendees will receive the special discount in their post attendee email. Discount is only available to CSTC members.


Friday, September 10, 2021
Networking: 10:00 - 11:00 AM PST
Seminar: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST
Networking: 1:00 - 2:00 PM PST


Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors
1150 Broadway
El Cajon, CA 92021


This presentation will provide a guide to navigating the ever-changing tax practice and procedures needed for tax practitioners to gain an understanding of how they can help their tax clients with their tax controversy issues. Topics covered will be centered around tax controversy changes in the midst of COVID-19, various credits and new IRS enforcement programs, penalties, and collections to name a few.

Presenters: Owner & CEO or RJS Law Ronson J. Shamoun JD, LL.M. & firm Partner Chandara Diep JD, LL.M

Ronson Shamoun is a San Diego tax attorney and a three-time graduate of the University of San Diego, receiving his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Accountancy, his Juris Doctor (J.D.), and his Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) degree there. He is a native San Diegan and has over 20 years of experience in the field of tax. He is the founder and CEO of RJS LAW, A Tax Law Firm. Mr. Shamoun’s practice involves federal and state taxation, with an emphasis on criminal tax defense, tax controversy, and international tax and estate planning.


Chandara Diep is Of Counsel for RJS LAW. She was the firm’s first hire and has been with RJS LAW from its transition from a solo practitioner into a full-service law firm. Ms. Diep handles collection cases with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), and the Employment Development Department (EDD). Prior to her current role, Ms. Diep has worked in various positions at the firm. She obtained her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego and completed her training at a local law firm in San Diego where she researched laws related to corporations and corporate tax legislation. As a paralegal at RJS LAW, Ms. Diep handled the case management of the firm and assisted with hundreds of civil tax controversy cases involving the federal and state government, including audits, installment agreements, offers in compromise, and penalty abatements. After graduating from law school, Chandara Diep became a Summer Associate at the firm and was recently made a Senior Associate. At her current position, Ms. Diep continues to specialize in federal and state tax controversy, international tax, and landlord/tenant disputes and is a key member of the team on many active cases.

CPE Information:

2 Federal Law hours (Topics covering existing tax law)
IRS: 18QC1-T-01554-21-I
CTEC: 1000-CE-4956

Knowledge Level: Intermediate (Basic knowledge helpful) / Advanced (More experienced)

Cost (Lunch Included):

Registration Fee BEFORE September 5, 2021 (Member): $20
Registration Fee BEFORE September 5, 2021 (Non-Member): $50

Registration Fee AFTER September 5, 2021 (Member): $30
Registration Fee AFTER September 5, 2021 (Non-Member): $60

Click the link below to register!

This presentation has been designed to meet the requirements of the Return Preparer Office, the California State Board of Accountancy; and the California Tax Education Council including code 31 of Federal Regulations10.6 (g). This does not constitute an endorsement by these groups. A listing of additional requirements to renew tax preparer registration may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA. 95812- 2890, or phone CTEC at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at

Contact: Questions? Contact Justing Price at 760-788-6944 or [email protected]