This story has it all. Shell companies, offshore tax hacks in the Middle East, tax fraud, conspiracy to defraud the US, false tax returns, a falling out between old college buddies, and more.

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Lights, camera, popcorn! "Laundromat," a Steven Soderbergh film about the Panama Papers that exposes the offshore tax liberties taken by the high-monied elite, premiered recently at the Venice International Film Festival.

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Things just continue to get worse for Deutsche bank. In free fall from civil and regulatory investigations that have stretched on for years, Deutsche is now facing scrutiny on criminal charges.

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Each year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) lays out its top 12 worst-of-the-worst scams for the year.  And each year, we take a look at what is catching the attention of our federal tax agency.

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Echoing its own marketing mantra, sportswear giant Nike is under investigation for taking advantage of illicit tax rulings granted by European countries to boost the already hefty sums Nike has stashed in tax havens outside the US.  The...

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For many taxpayers, tax season is over. However, if your company or tax return is a complicated landscape, you may have yet to file.  What is your confidence level about the individual or business that is preparing your return?

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The long reach of the Panama Papers document leak toppled another executive after international tax fraud and money laundering allegations came to light.

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You may have “forgotten” to file a Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report (FBAR).  Maybe you forgot for several years.  You knew about the requirement, but didn’t like the idea, and you failed to alert your accountant to your offshore tax...

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We all need the occasional break from work, but falsely claiming disability might not be the best way to get it. Last month, a south Florida doctor was sentenced to prison for disability fraud and tax evasion on over $1.6 million in income earned.

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Criminal tax investigations are often aimed at business owners or C-suite executives.  Just as often, it is the rank-and-file who perpetrate tax fraud.

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