It's often common practice to take what one learns on the job and apply it to their personal life. However, in a case last month, a former IRS employee and attorney proved he hadn't learned enough, and was convicted, by a federal jury in Nevada, of...

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Once synonymous with wealth and endowment of the arts and sciences, the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, face years of legal challenges for their role in the opioid crises and related charges—include tax fraud.

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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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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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A former Swiss banker faces a life in exile after conviction on charges of commercial espionage after he reportedly sold details about German tax evaders to government officials.

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Housing for the homeless in New York City is a complex issue that involves many agencies and organizations.  Federal prosecutors are examining whether one Manhattan business group was more interested in tax fraud than providing safe, subsidized...

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What do maritime flags and the expensive purchase of citizenship have in common?  Oftentimes, tax fraud.

 

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Making focused use of diminishing resources, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced five additional compliance targets.

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If you are contacted or approached by a special agent of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it is important to know what is happening and what to do.  The short answer is defer contact with the agents and contact an experienced criminal tax...

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The Criminal Investigation (CI) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is tasked with investigating criminal tax matters, financial malfeasance, and enforcing compliance.  The recent release of the CI Annual Report for 2018 offers a snapshot...

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