On the local and global stage, celebrities and high-asset persons turn up in headlines for alleged tax fraud. In Spain, Shakira is facing allegations that she failed to pay more than $16 million in taxes.

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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.

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A French court recently pounded Swiss financial giant UBS Group with a record high fine and penalty after finding the entity sought and then helped clients stash their unreported cash in Swiss accounts to avoid paying French taxes.

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It started with a 63-count indictment in 2013.  It ended with 121 months in federal prison in 2019.  Here is the story of how not to manage your affairs if you are charged with tax fraud.

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Bright lights, big city and tax fraud: the story plays out repeatedly and did so again, only this time it involved the storied Friars Club of Manhattan.

 

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In a large-scale fraudulent tax return scheme based on identity theft, a Missouri man and his accomplices garnered more than $12 million in ill-gotten tax refunds from the IRS.

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Sometimes accountants take advantage of their clients to make a buck. Sometimes, the client is in on it, like this one. A Mississippi federal jury recently convicted certified public accountant Carl Nicholson of conspiracy to defraud the United...

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In early December, the British Immigration Minister announced the Tier 1 visa program would be halted on December 7, 2018, to be followed by an audit into allegations of money laundering and tax fraud.  By mid-December, the Home Office had reversed...

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