In a large-scale fraudulent tax return scheme based on identity theft, a Missouri man and his accomplices garnered more than $12 million in ill-gotten tax refunds from the IRS.

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You or your company might underreport your income a little.  Maybe you don’t reveal all of your foreign holdings on your FBAR.  Or, maybe you cooked up a scam over a few years that finds you claiming deductions you have no hope of being able to...

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The Panama Papers leak has yielded its first criminal indictment in the United States.

 

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Employment tax fraud was a poor prescription for a Virginia business owner.

 

Virginia resident, Jerry Harper, Jr., is a pharmacist who owns five pharmacies in the Western District of Virginia.  By combining accounting practices for his five...

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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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The former Chief Financial Officer of an Austin, Texas based company pleaded guilty today to willfully failing to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Herzer was the CFO of AXO Staff Leasing from 2010 to 2016. He handled...

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) reported its first conviction of failing to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  The matter involved a former CEO of Loyal Bank.

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The Internal Revenue Service does not have to look hard to find tax fraud.  Recently another former IRS employee pled guilty to tax fraud and identity theft.

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Despite a duty to turn over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), some business owners are tempted to withhold that money.  When they do—it can lead to an IRS audit, or worse, an IRS criminal tax investigation.  For a Michigan man,...

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Tax season is coming to a close—or is it?

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