In July 2020, the Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) announced the end of his longtime tenure at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Current CI deputy chief James Lee has become the new Chief of CI.

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The IRS CI Annual Report for 2020 has been released. The Annual Report always offers an interesting inside look at the work of special agents who focus entirely on criminal tax matters in the U.S.

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Not likely but true—the National Rifle Association (NRA) reported the tax fraud of its own executive board.

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Sometimes, tax fraud takes the form of schemes and scams that take advantage of taxpayer funded programs like Medicaid.

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Like most global investment banks, Goldman Sachs would prefer not to have a guilty plea on its books—but the recent 1MDB scandal required one.

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While it seems like 2020 has been one long disaster, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) stepped up to offer some filing relief for those who are required to file a 2019 Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) who have been hit...

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The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recently saw more than 2,000 of its Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) leaked to the media outlet Buzzfeed and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Tax fraud, money...

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Maintaining some of your wealth through the use of an offshore tax haven can be a good strategy for growing and shielding your money. Americans living abroad routinely use foreign financial institutions for their banking and savings needs. Part of ...

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A pyramid is a stable, solid form. As a payroll tax scam though, it is pretty shaky.

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How troublesome is it if you fail to file your annual tax return, or your quarterly business taxes? This is not a trick question. The answer is, “it depends.”

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