On the local and global stage, celebrities and high-asset persons turn up in headlines for alleged tax fraud. In Spain, Shakira is facing allegations that she failed to pay more than $16 million in taxes.Read More
The filing date for the Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) report is coming right up. While filing on time allows you to fulfill your responsibilities as an American taxpayer, it also helps you avoid the sizeable penalties you can incur for...Read More
A former Swiss banker faces a life in exile after conviction on charges of commercial espionage after he reportedly sold details about German tax evaders to government officials.Read More
As far as reputation, the United States lost some gloss this year. A non-governmental organization (NGO) that combats global corruption ranked the US six spots lower in their annual Corruption Perceptions Index.Read More
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.
German investigators descended on the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, in late November, a devastating setback to an institution struggling to reset after years of fines and bad press over financial misconduct.
The Panama Papers leak has yielded its first criminal indictment in the United States.
As the federal government struggles its way out of the longest shutdown in history, there are probably not too many tears shed for the once mighty Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Yet on both sides of the aisle, there may be concern for the growing...Read More
In early December, the British Immigration Minister announced the Tier 1 visa program would be halted on December 7, 2018, to be followed by an audit into allegations of money laundering and tax fraud. By mid-December, the Home Office had reversed...Read More
A high-flying bio-tech investment advisor will report to prison in March, 2019, to serve a 30-month sentence.Read More