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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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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In December, the European Commission (EU) agreed on priorities to fight money laundering and the flow of dirty money to criminal groups.

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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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A report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests 40 percent of foreign direct investments are actually phantom.  Scary news for sure.

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Filing false tax returns and failure to file reports on wealth held in foreign bank accounts netted a California businessman almost two years in prison.

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A weekly reality television show airing since 2014 brought fame and fortune to the Chrisley family.  They recently made another appearance—in court—pleading not guilty to charges leveled in a federal grand jury indictment.

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A Paradise Valley, Arizona man took a familiar tax scam and made it his. His story is a cautionary tale on a couple of levels.

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While tax crimes are committed at all income levels, the media mainly focuses on tax controversies of the rich and famous. Well-known athletes are often rich and famous, ensuring them headlines when facing tax litigation. Soccer players are included.

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Finance & Development, the quarterly magazine of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), recently took a look at the crises ensuing from corruption and the global use of secret offshore tax havens.

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