It may come as no surprise that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operates a Whistleblower program.  Recent legislative and agency changes may make whistleblowing a more profitable pursuit.

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Reminding us of the importance of properly prepared tax documents, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently obtained a guilty plea from one tax professional and sued to shut another one down for preparing fraudulent tax returns.

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Individuals may be charged with either a criminal or civil offense if they are suspected of tax fraud. The nature of the charge against them will determine the potential consequences they face and the possible defenses that an experienced tax...

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If you falsify your tax returns, will you always get caught? No. But, you play a very dangerous game that can result in very major repercussions if your fraud is discovered. Our own Robert J. Fedor was recently interviewed by Super Lawyers on this...

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When charging someone with executing your estate after you die, it's a leap of faith. But, trust isn't always earned. In the indictment of a New York attorney, we see what can happen when people think no one is looking. The charges suggest that the...

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Sentenced to prison, restitution, and fines, a Utah man admitted to filing fraudulent tax returns to cover millions of dollars in receipts from his illegal firearms business.

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A Denver business owner recently pleaded guilty to tax evasion. She used her companies income and accounts to directly pay for her personal expenses. She filed false returns and left her accountant in the dark. 

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After being convicted of filing fraudulent tax returns, Chicago-area attorney Gary J. Stern sat through his two-hour long sentencing hearing. NFL stars like Terrell Owens, Adalius Thomas, Ray Lewis and Plaxico Burress alleged that they were scammed...

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was recently accused of “flagging too many legitimate tax returns as potentially fraudulent.” The accusations were made by a taxpayer advocate within the agency, who also stated that “taxpayers are unduly burdened...

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A business man and his accountant have been indicted on a laundry list of tax violation charges including filing false corporate tax returns, failing to file a corporate tax return, evading individual income tax liabilities, corruptly endeavoring to...

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