Filing false tax returns and failure to file reports on wealth held in foreign bank accounts netted a California businessman almost two years in prison.

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Caught up in the ongoing IRS Swiss Bank Program investigation of undeclared foreign assets, Zurich Life Insurance Company agreed to pay the US $5.1 million to settle claims of offshore tax fraud.

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For a specific group of expatriates, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced new procedures for clearing out old tax debt.

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This story has it all. Shell companies, offshore tax hacks in the Middle East, tax fraud, conspiracy to defraud the US, false tax returns, a falling out between old college buddies, and more.

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Mega-online retailer Amazon grabbed the spotlight and a victory over the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on a disputed $1.5 billion tax bill.

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Things just continue to get worse for Deutsche bank. In free fall from civil and regulatory investigations that have stretched on for years, Deutsche is now facing scrutiny on criminal charges.

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Each year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) lays out its top 12 worst-of-the-worst scams for the year.  And each year, we take a look at what is catching the attention of our federal tax agency.

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Despite reduced budget resources and flagging morale, the Internal Revenue Service maintains a keen interest in tax crimes that involve opaque tax havens and money laundering.

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The long reach of the Panama Papers document leak toppled another executive after international tax fraud and money laundering allegations came to light.

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You may have “forgotten” to file a Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report (FBAR).  Maybe you forgot for several years.  You knew about the requirement, but didn’t like the idea, and you failed to alert your accountant to your offshore tax...

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