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Taxation of Ponzi Clawbacks & Tax Refund from Ponzi

3.9 (576)

Richard Lehman

Lehman Tax Law

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 10:00 AM EDT

2 Credits


Subject Area


Course Description

Almost every day a new Ponzi Scheme is uncovered and more people lose their fortunes. Generally, there is little left in the fraudulent schemes to make victims whole. However, after the schemes are discovered, there is at least a partial recovery that can be found in the U.S. taxes and state tax laws. With rising tax structure victims may have a chance to recover in the form of theft tax loss. deduction. Attendees will know how to maximize the client's tax refunds under the Internal Revenue Code. They will also know about "Mitigation Deduction" for the profits earned and reported from Ponzi Schemes that are 'Clawback'.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore a world where you can be a millionaire one day and broke the next. Welcome to the world of Bernie Madoff.
  • Identify the techniques available for defrauded investors to recover funds in the form of taxes they will not have to pay for a financial theft loss.
  • Discover the procedures that investors who made money in fraudulent investment schemes must face years after the investment has crashed.
  • Recognize that there are alternative methods of recovery of taxes paid from a Clawback.
  • Learn what is the “Safe Harbor” and Ponzi Scheme tax recovery.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Owner
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Cybersecurity Pros
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Finance Pros
  • Non Profit Pros
  • Others
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Pros


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Thank you to the presenter for his time and great handouts! This webinar was an excellent introduction to Ponzi schemes. The support from the moderator was also good. He helped a lot during Q&A session


This class was very informative. It was detailed. Well delivered information. He put forth a lot of information in the allotted time given.


The presenter was very knowledgeable and his presentation was great. Enjoyed the case studies shared by him that accompanied the subject contents. I will definitely attend more webinars hosted by this presenter


Very interesting information shared by the presenter. It made me aware of the Ponzi scheme tax recovery. Thanks, Richard for sharing great information.


Great Presenter


I loved Richard's enthusiasm and delivery of valuable content! He has a way to make Taxation of Ponzi Clawbacks information interesting! Will definitely share my experience with my colleagues