A longtime IRS criminal tax investigation yielded results when a federal grand jury in Springfield, Massachusetts handed down an indictment that could send a golf pro to prison for 20 years.

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As the 2020 tax season moves into full swing, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been working hard to take fraudulent tax returns off the table.  How? By going after tax preparers who commit tax fraud.

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A recent case from the Department of Justice (DOJ) offers an opportunity to revisit the importance of paying over employment taxes to the IRS—and the consequences if you don’t.

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Few people enjoy paying taxes, but some taxpayers avoid taxes, while others evade them—what’s the real difference?

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It started with the discovery of false income tax returns. By August 2019, eight officials of United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler had been sentenced—and the investigation continues.

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The New York Friars Club has been known for outlandish, sometimes scandalous celebrity roasts. But in recent years its management has been an even bigger source of scandals. Michael Gyure, the former executive director of the Friars Club, pleaded...

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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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Parents involved in the college admissions scandal are already looking at jail, ruined reputations, and devastated children. They may yet have another concern—charges of tax crime.

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It's a common scam for tax return preparers. During filing season, they promise larger refunds than competitors. It is a scheme the IRS has on their radar, so when a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, filed fraudulent tax returns with inflated...

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For many taxpayers, tax season is over. However, if your company or tax return is a complicated landscape, you may have yet to file.  What is your confidence level about the individual or business that is preparing your return?

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