When a business needs to tighten their belt, a tempting solution is to avoid paying taxes. But a Detroit-area businessman couldn't resist the temptation, and committed this payroll tax crime, at not just one of his businesses, but two.Read More
According to a recent Brookings Institute report based on IRS statistics, tax evasion is responsible for one out of every six federal tax dollars owed but not paid. This has a huge impact on the U.S. economy. Every year, unpaid taxes amount to about...Read More
Managing a healthcare organization is a complicated job. There are a lot of components to running the operations of a network or facility properly. But in this case, two executives of a Michigan Healthcare Management Company didn't practice...
What started out as a fish restaurant venture turned into a whopper of a federal criminal tax investigation, leaving the owners in hot water—and facing up to five years in prison.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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...Read More
The Panama Papers leak has yielded its first criminal indictment in the United States.