It started with a 63-count indictment in 2013. It ended with 121 months in federal prison in 2019. Here is the story of how not to manage your affairs if you are charged with tax fraud.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.
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
In December, a New York State resident pled guilty to failing to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. Falling behind on withholding payroll taxes—or failing to pay them—is a common and serious form of tax fraud.
It starts with a letter. If you are selected by the Internal Revenue Service for an audit, it is important to respond appropriately.Read More
As the federal government struggles its way out of the longest shutdown in history, there are probably not too many tears shed for the once mighty Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Yet on both sides of the aisle, there may be concern for the growing...Read More
The Deputy Attorney General recently offered remarks on how federal prosecutors view the criminal and civil pursuit of corporate defendants.Read More
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.Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More