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CodeDateFees 
TR1020 Jul - 24 Jul, 2020$1800Register
TR1016 Sep - 18 Sep, 2020$1300Register
TR1007 Dec - 11 Dec, 2020$1800Register
TR1008 Mar - 10 Mar, 2021$1750Register
TR1007 Jun - 11 Jun, 2021$2150Register
TR1013 Sep - 17 Sep, 2021$2150Register
TR1006 Dec - 10 Dec, 2021$2150Register

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CodeDateVenueFees 
TR1013 Sep - 17 Sep, 2020Dubai$4750Register
TR1028 Dec - 01 Jan, 2020Houston $5695Register
TR1007 Mar - 11 Mar, 2021Dubai$4750Register
TR1020 Jun - 24 Jun, 2021Dubai$4750Register
TR1019 Sep - 23 Sep, 2021Dubai$4750Register
TR1006 Dec - 24 Dec, 2021Singapore $16250Register

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Course Overview

This course focuses on providing participants with the knowledge and skills to work within the environment of tax crimes and investigation of fraudulent activities.

The program has been developed as a practical course using tax fraud and evasion scenarios to provide participants with a learning environment that will allow them the best opportunity to apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills in the real world.

All the lessons and scenarios are designed and delivered from a tax perspective ensuring that participants can relate to the material so that it helps increase their understanding and retention of the content. The content of the course has been designed in line with the current practices and legislation in place for tax crimes.

What is the key focus of this “Tax Crime and Fraud Investigation Course”? This is an interactive course which gives participants an in-depth knowledge of the broad range of problems faced by tax and financial crime investigators in their battle against illegitimate financial activities, as well as responses to these issues and available tools.

This Zoe training course will empower you with familiarity with the laws and regulations related to fraud while you learn to apply the accounting and investigative methods used to bring those responsible to justice.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this Tax Crime and Fraud Investigation course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Conduct effective tax crime and fraud investigation
  • Identify the critical factors of the tax crime and fraud investigation process
  • Recognise the key stages of tax crime and fraud investigation
  • Identify the elements required for tax crime and fraud investigative decision-making
  • Understand the principles of the “Investigative Mindset”
  • Summarise the fundamental elements of investigative strategies

Training Methodology

This is a collaborative training program and will consist of the following training mechanisms:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars & Presentations
  • Group Discussions
  • Assignments
  • Case Studies & Functional Exercises

Similar to all our courses, this program also follows the ‘Do-Review-Learn-Apply’ model.

Organisational Benefits

Enterprises who nominate their employees to partake in this course can benefit in the following ways:

  • Obtain a customised and all-inclusive tax crime and fraud investigation program with features best suited to address your organisation’s needs
  • Produce a detailed tax crime and fraud investigation profile for your organisation
  • Save on legal expenses risen due to tax crime and fraud investigation violations
  • Ensure that your company is running with the most streamlined processes related to tax crime and fraud investigation
  • Provide your employees with access to key concepts in tax crime and fraud investigation using interactive activities and a wealth of additional resources
  • Employ the right people to ensure that the tax crime and fraud investigation policies are implemented properly

Personal Benefits

The participants of this course can benefit in the following ways:

  • Explain the factors that drive the need for tax crime and fraud investigation, and understand the consequences of breaching these laws in a highly legalised world
  • Promote your understanding of the tax authorities, their powers and operations
  • Prevent your company from the probable issues faced due to improper tax crime and fraud investigation
  • Refresh your knowledge by learning from tax experts who are more experienced in the underlying issues behind improper tax crime and fraud investigation
  • Create strategies for implementing tax crime and fraud investigation policies including specific tools and technologies, and then monitoring and training of these policies to build an effective tax crime and fraud investigation compliance program
  • Benefit from the extensive range of content created by prominent tax experts from around the world

Who Should Attend?

This course would be suitable for:

  • Tax agents
  • Tax advisors
  • Legal counsel and lawyers
  • Tax advisers
  • General tax practitioners
  • Tax practitioners in advisory firms
  • Beginners in tax commercial and trade industries
  • Government officials
  • In-house tax directors/managers
  • Tax regulation bodies
  • Tax and financial crime investigators
  • Financial analysts
  • Judicial officials

Course Outline

MODULE 1: MANAGING AND LEADING INVESTIGATIONS – DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL

  • Introduction
  • The importance of financial investigations
  • Management of financial investigations
  • Leadership skills
  • Managing limited resources
  • Domestic investigations
  • International investigations

MODULE 2: BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

  • The fundamentals of ownership
  • Asset ownership and their tax commitments
  • Misuse of corporate legislations
  • Offshore companies and tax crimes

MODULE 3: INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES

  • Sources of information
  • The investigative responsibility of banks and other economic institutions
  • Prosecutorial and investigative challenges
  • Threats and risks assessments
  • Tools for effective investigation

MODULE 4: COMPLEX MONEY LAUNDERING

  • Illicit flows of finances
  • Track money in complex financial arrangements
  • Case study: Money laundering in an industry of choice

MODULE 5: BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION

  • Bribery and corruption awareness
  • Role of tax and financial crime investigators in combating offences
  • Awareness for tax examiners and auditors
  • Issues pertaining to bribery and other types of corruption
  • Support on how to recognise indicators of potential bribery attempts
  • Corruption in the direction of routine tax assessments and audits

MODULE 6: INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION

  • Risks posed by corruption and money laundering
  • Effective co-operation between government agencies and countries
  • Current initiatives to improve inter-agency co-operation

MODULE 7: FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNITS

  • Usage of modern techniques to identify connections between suspects of financial crimes
  • Various agencies involved in the battle against financial crimes
  • International instruments available

MODULE 8: SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTIONS REPORTS

  • Electronic sales suppression
  • False invoicing
  • Identifying tax crimes via transaction reports
  • Checklist to audit corporate reports

MODULE 9: INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS

  • Analysis of different co-operation models
  • Combating financial crime
  • Models for sharing information between tax administration and law enforcement units
  • The role of the Financial Information Unit and financial regulators

MODULE 10: ADVANCED INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES

  • Methods of proof
  • Planning, conducting and recording interviews
  • Best practices
  • International initiatives
  • Planning, conducting and recording interviews
  • Investigative techniques
  • Effective interview guidelines
  • Dos and don’ts of investigative interviews
  • The role of human psychology in conducting investigative interviews

MODULE 11: IDENTIFYING, FREEZING AND RECOVERING ASSETS

  • Functions of point of sales systems
  • Areas of risk to tax administrations
  • Case Study: issue of tax crime in the fisheries sector
  • Frauds over taxes on profit and earnings
  • Customs duties
  • VAT
  • Social security
  • Recovering the proceeds of crime
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