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

 

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Taking a fresh swipe at transnational tax crime, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) recently announced a crackdown on enablers of global tax fraud and the inappropriate use of cryptocurrencies.

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Concealing assets and value in foreign bank accounts during divorce can lead to an IRS criminal tax investigation.

 

For high wealth individuals and couples, the use of offshore tax havens is common.  When done legally, placing wealth in offshore...

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Secret offshore tax havens get a lot of bad press.  What are some good reasons to consider a foreign bank account?

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The IRS Criminal Investigation division found nearly $10 billion in tax fraud in fiscal year 2018—four times more than last year thanks to its focus on using data analytics.

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A high-asset individual with significant or questionable tax liability is likely, sooner or later, to be the target of an IRS audit, or worse a criminal tax investigation.

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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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They say you "don't mess with Texas," but in this case they should change it to "don't mess with the IRS." A Houston attorney has been indicted in a complex tax scheme for trying to bring offshore funds back to the U.S. without paying taxes to the...

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Throughout the United States, tax preparer fraud is big business—what do you need to watch for if you use an accountant or tax preparer?

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