A false income tax return may mean different things to different people. How, you ask? There are different types of actions or omissions that broadly constitute tax fraud.

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Recently there has been a lot of conversation about the differences between gig workers and employees. The State of California recently sued ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber for misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors instead of...

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Some people file false income tax returns, and others embellish or otherwise engage in tax fraud on their annual returns. Then there are the taxpayers that just do not file at all—the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calls them “nonfilers.”

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While talking big and selling fake facts may not raise eyebrows today, Michael Cooper, founder of The Tax People, made big news for a short time selling tax fraud in the late 1990’s. Convicted of criminal tax fraud, Mr. Cooper went to federal prison...

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As the economy continue its ups and downs, awareness of regulatory moves that relate to your individual tax situation can reduce anxiety and protect your wealth.

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If you have a foreign bank account, hopefully you have heard about FATCA. FATCA enables the long arm of the US Treasury to require foreign entities to report offshore tax monies and assets held by US taxpayers to that agency.

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While some may glaze over at the thought of another annual report, the latest report from the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Unit (IRS CI) offers a little something extra—a backward glance at 100 years of tax crime fighting since...

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What started as a fight against extradition to the US turned into formal charges of tax fraud for a Russian banker—even as he fights to regain his health.

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Avoiding allegations of tax crime is important for anyone—especially business owners or high asset individuals who are more likely to become targets of an IRS criminal investigation.  When we talk about “criminal tax matters,” what do we mean? ...

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A successful restaurant and an opulent lifestyle led to a guilty plea in federal court in January as restaurateur Adel Kellel admitted he had “cooked his books” for years.

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