We often discuss IRS criminal investigations.  Real-world examples are a good way to examine choices made by those who deceive the IRS and often see prison time and financial penalties as a result.  So how does one of these criminal tax matters get...

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A recently released report looks at tax fraud convictions in the United States in 2017.

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The Internal Revenue Service does not have to look hard to find tax fraud.  Recently another former IRS employee pled guilty to tax fraud and identity theft.

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Question:  When is a disclosure agreement not a disclosure agreement?  Answer:  When a party signing the disclosure fails to disclose.  This unenviable position returned a Swiss Bank to the cross-hairs of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), earning...

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A one-time campaign advisor to President Donald Trump faced federal heat on 18 counts in a Virginia courtroom.  A major contributor to his woes?  Tax fraud and unreported offshore tax holdings.

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In order to provide incentive to encourage use, exchange, provision, and development of alternative fuels, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offered a Biodiesel Mixture Credit.  Two Colorado business entrepreneurs took advantage of the credit—and...

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A San Francisco area CPA was convicted, along with his client, of tax crimes related to the failure to report income for a period of four years, resulting in no income taxes being assessed for this same period. Now, they are both facing steep...

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Last week, a Federal Grand Jury handed down an indictment for one Mississippi CPA for one count of conspiring to defraud the United States, four counts of filing false tax returns, and six counts of aiding in the preparation of false tax return....

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Every good thing must come to an end, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) is one of them.

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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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