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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You or your company might underreport your income a little.  Maybe you don’t reveal all of your foreign holdings on your FBAR.  Or, maybe you cooked up a scam over a few years that finds you claiming deductions you have no hope of being able to...

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A high-flying bio-tech investment advisor will report to prison in March, 2019, to serve a 30-month sentence.

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Throughout the United States, tax preparer fraud is big business—what do you need to watch for if you use an accountant or tax preparer?

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Who knows how to play the system better than those who work with it every day?  Sadly, the lure to gamble professional expertise for money proved too much for Alena Aleykina, a former special agent for the IRS Criminal Tax Investigation Unit.

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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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Hired to prepare tax returns, Texas tax preparer Shermin Marshall instead schemed to divert funds for his own use.

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Payroll taxes are a hard and fast responsibility of those who employ others.  For two C-Suite execs, their desire to conceal a business downturn got the better of their common and fiduciary sense.

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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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Offering an example of one of its “Dirty Dozen Tax Scams,” the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) permanently barred a tax professional from preparing tax returns for others.

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