As far as reputation, the United States lost some gloss this year. A non-governmental organization (NGO) that combats global corruption ranked the US six spots lower in their annual Corruption Perceptions Index.Read More
The 2019 winter government shutdown was another blow to the beleaguered agency that collects your taxes and checks to see whether your FBAR is all that it should be.Read More
Tax Day, on April 15, is fast approaching. After being sentenced to a year in prison for failure to file, it is a pretty good bet that a Colorado businessman will remember to file this year.Read More
A November 2018 memorandum from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) establishes new methods for handling voluntary disclosure of offshore accounts.Read More
Bright lights, big city and tax fraud: the story plays out repeatedly and did so again, only this time it involved the storied Friars Club of Manhattan.
In a large-scale fraudulent tax return scheme based on identity theft, a Missouri man and his accomplices garnered more than $12 million in ill-gotten tax refunds from the IRS.Read More
German investigators descended on the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, in late November, a devastating setback to an institution struggling to reset after years of fines and bad press over financial misconduct.
Actor Wesley Snipes has a long-running history of tax controversy with the IRS. In November, 2018, Mr. Snipes was handed another defeat when an IRS decision to reject his offer-in-compromise was upheld by the United States Tax Court.Read More
Housing for the homeless in New York City is a complex issue that involves many agencies and organizations. Federal prosecutors are examining whether one Manhattan business group was more interested in tax fraud than providing safe, subsidized...Read More