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.

 

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In December, a New York State resident pled guilty to failing to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service.  Falling behind on withholding payroll taxes—or failing to pay them—is a common and serious form of tax fraud.

 

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Concealing assets and value in foreign bank accounts during divorce can lead to an IRS criminal tax investigation.

 

For high wealth individuals and couples, the use of offshore tax havens is common.  When done legally, placing wealth in offshore...

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Employment tax fraud was a poor prescription for a Virginia business owner.

 

Virginia resident, Jerry Harper, Jr., is a pharmacist who owns five pharmacies in the Western District of Virginia.  By combining accounting practices for his five...

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Successful prosecution of high profile cases like those involving Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen would seem to burnish the reputation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as hard on crime—but is it?

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Precious metals have precious little value when your bars are on a cell and not made of gold. A man who sold precious metals via the phone, and collected commission on the sales, attempted to hide that income through shell companies. But much like a...

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When a Los Angeles man purposefully failed to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), the Internal Revenue Service took notice.

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Despite a duty to turn over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), some business owners are tempted to withhold that money.  When they do—it can lead to an IRS audit, or worse, an IRS criminal tax investigation.  For a Michigan man,...

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The deadline for voluntarily disclosing offshore assets is rapidly approaching. If you are aware, or suspect, that your offshore tax matters are not compliant, now is the time to act.

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Pretty much any kind of correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is enough to ruin at least lunch.  Receiving notice of an IRS civil tax audit can send a quiver of anxiety through anyone.  To provide a heads-up on avoiding tax...

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