The IRS Data Book is an annual event. It is a compendium of actions taken, returns filed (and not filed) and continuing evidence of the calcifying state of the underfunded federal agency for fiscal year 2018.

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Admitting it advised and helped its clients avoid paying US taxes, Israeli bank Mizrahi-Tefahot agreed to pay $195 million as part of a deferred prosecution agreement.

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While court cases and newspapers call out celebrities and high-wealth individuals who face civil or criminal tax investigations, less attention is paid to the people who make those tax mistakes possible.

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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...

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It started with a 63-count indictment in 2013.  It ended with 121 months in federal prison in 2019.  Here is the story of how not to manage your affairs if you are charged with tax fraud.

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Successful prosecution of high profile cases like those involving Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen would seem to burnish the reputation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as hard on crime—but is it?

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A recently released report looks at tax fraud convictions in the United States in 2017.

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Payroll taxes are a hard and fast responsibility of those who employ others.  For two C-Suite execs, their desire to conceal a business downturn got the better of their common and fiduciary sense.

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Pretty much any kind of correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is enough to ruin at least lunch.  Receiving notice of an IRS civil tax audit can send a quiver of anxiety through anyone.  To provide a heads-up on avoiding tax...

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