If you have “seriously delinquent tax debt,” you should speak with an experienced tax attorney before your next trip out of the United States, or before you try to return.  Otherwise, you may be in for an unhappy surprise at the border.

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In an effort to address international offshore tax evasion and avoidance, the European Union (EU) created a blacklist in December 2017 that identified 17 countries and put 47 more on a “gray list” for failing to meet international standards of...

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A Tennessee dentist is going to prison for a year for tax fraud.  While the news isn’t startling, the story is a cautionary tale about getting good legal help if the Internal Revenue Service approaches you.

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A 62-year old insurance broker is going to prison for eight months for failing to file taxes.  In a case similar to those that often occur across the country, this Connecticut resident failed to report a significant portion of his income and was...

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When people file for bankruptcy, they are looking for a way to get their debts under control and make a fresh start. These debts often include unpaid medical bills, credit card statements, mortgages or car loans. Generally, the money you owe the...

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If you’ve recently been audited by the IRS and you don’t agree with their findings, you are able to request an appeal. Usually, you have 30 days from the date you received the letter to appeal.

Depending on the size of your tax liabilities, you have...

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At the recent 34th annual National Institute on Criminal Tax, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it intended to impose stricter sentences in Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) cases. Under these new rules, violators could be subjected to...

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On MTV's Jersey Shore, we got a glimpse in the far-from-reality world of Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino and his friends. While they gained quick notoriety, they gained quick revenue from the show that Sorrentino failed to report. In early 2017,...

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An industry that vies for attention is receiving unwelcome scrutiny from tax authorities in Italy.

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Sentenced to prison, restitution, and fines, a Utah man admitted to filing fraudulent tax returns to cover millions of dollars in receipts from his illegal firearms business.

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