It's a common scam for tax return preparers. During filing season, they promise larger refunds than competitors. It is a scheme the IRS has on their radar, so when a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, filed fraudulent tax returns with inflated...Read More
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.Read More
While court cases and newspapers call out celebrities and high-wealth individuals who face civil or criminal tax investigations, less attention is paid to the people who make those tax mistakes possible.Read More
The filing date for the Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) report is coming right up. While filing on time allows you to fulfill your responsibilities as an American taxpayer, it also helps you avoid the sizeable penalties you can incur for...Read More
A former Swiss banker faces a life in exile after conviction on charges of commercial espionage after he reportedly sold details about German tax evaders to government officials.Read More
A November 2018 memorandum from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) establishes new methods for handling voluntary disclosure of offshore accounts.Read More
Described as a doyenne of the New York art scene, gallery owner Mary Boone intends to ask for leniency after pleading guilty to allegations of tax crime that were the result of an IRS criminal tax investigation.
A high-flying bio-tech investment advisor will report to prison in March, 2019, to serve a 30-month sentence.Read More
What do maritime flags and the expensive purchase of citizenship have in common? Oftentimes, tax fraud.
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