When audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it is important to understand the focus of an audit and whether there is concern for a civil mistake or criminal wrongdoing.

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It is a longshot to win the lottery, right? A father and his sons set out to beat the odds and ended up in the IRS:CI top ten for an elaborate tax crime.

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Have you been selected for an IRS civil tax audit or wonder if you will be? Understanding the basics of a civil tax audit helps you respond effectively to the IRS if the time comes.

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) might communicate with you by telephone, correspondence, or meet you in person as part of a civil or criminal tax audit. How do you know you are not being scammed?

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Tax audits happen. If you receive a notice of tax audit, information about the process can reduce anxiety and help you prepare to respond to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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There are a number of celebrities in the U.S. who have paid the price for tax evasion and tax fraud, including Martha Stewart, Willie Nelson, Alex Baldwin, and Nicolas Cage (with Hunter Biden’s eventual fate still in the offing). It seems that the...

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An IRS audit is not welcome news for any taxpayer—but understanding how you got there might help.

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently offered advice to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to help taxpayers avoid bad actors and others engaged in criminal tax fraud.

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The number one case for criminal tax fraud in 2021, as ranked by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation unit (IRS:CI), was a family affair involving federal COVID relief programs.

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An “eggshell” audit is an IRS audit with potentially serious consequences. An eggshell audit is what it sounds like, a sensitive audit in which you hope the IRS does not look too closely at your financial dealings.

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