The Deputy Attorney General recently offered remarks on how federal prosecutors view the criminal and civil pursuit of corporate defendants.

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Taking a fresh swipe at transnational tax crime, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) recently announced a crackdown on enablers of global tax fraud and the inappropriate use of cryptocurrencies.

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If you are contacted or approached by a special agent of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it is important to know what is happening and what to do.  The short answer is defer contact with the agents and contact an experienced criminal tax...

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The Criminal Investigation (CI) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is tasked with investigating criminal tax matters, financial malfeasance, and enforcing compliance.  The recent release of the CI Annual Report for 2018 offers a snapshot...

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Successful prosecution of high profile cases like those involving Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen would seem to burnish the reputation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as hard on crime—but is it?

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A recently released report looks at tax fraud convictions in the United States in 2017.

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Who knows how to play the system better than those who work with it every day?  Sadly, the lure to gamble professional expertise for money proved too much for Alena Aleykina, a former special agent for the IRS Criminal Tax Investigation Unit.

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As attitudes and regulations around tax havens change, so does the language we use for addressing offshore tax holdings.

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Offering an example of one of its “Dirty Dozen Tax Scams,” the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) permanently barred a tax professional from preparing tax returns for others.

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In the spirit of the hurricane season, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers advice on preparing your business or personal enterprise in the event of an emergency.

 

By storm, fire, earthquake, and even volcano, many areas in the US are...

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