Micro-captive tax shelters are not popular with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  What are they and what is the problem with micro-captives?

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In a widely-viewed NFL Superbowl game, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez delivered a glittering, energetic halftime show.  While both entertainers dazzled, offstage, Shakira remains dogged by allegations of 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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The scandal plaguing Danish Bank Danske took the life of the CEO at the helm, when the bank was used to launder an alleged $220 billion in funds from Russia and Eastern Europe.

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The Paradise Papers strike again. One of the world’s largest companies lost a court battle over the release of tax secrets exposed in the Paradise Papers document leak.

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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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Lights, camera, popcorn! "Laundromat," a Steven Soderbergh film about the Panama Papers that exposes the offshore tax liberties taken by the high-monied elite, premiered recently at the Venice International Film Festival.

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How much money has been recovered in the 3 years since the Panama Papers story broke? These documents exposed a network of tax havens across 200 countries. When they were released on April 3, 2016, people around the world were shocked to learn about...

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Healthcare is big business—and so is health care fraud.  Just ask a Mississippi woman facing 15 years in prison after admitting to a complicated prescription drug fraud.

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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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