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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Tax season is coming to a close—or is it?

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A Florida man will be cooling his heels in prison for more than seven years after conviction on an impressive assortment of criminal tax charges involving chartered aircraft.

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It may come as no surprise that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operates a Whistleblower program.  Recent legislative and agency changes may make whistleblowing a more profitable pursuit.

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