From outward appearances, it could appear that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) weaponized its compliance search audit to harass two civil servants who fell out of favor with the former administration.

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IRS:CI has a unit that responds to specialized areas of tax crime. The International Tax and Financial Crime (ITFC) group focuses on fraudulent activity involving offshore tax holdings, financial institutions, and foreign bank accounts.

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Any kind of criminal charge is serious. If you are aware of an allegation of tax crime in the offing, speaking with a defense attorney who specializes in criminal tax matters is critical.

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Does deciding not to report income earned off the table really matter? It is not like stealing—or adding a fictitious dependent, right? What exactly constitutes a tax crime to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)?

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The Internal Revenue Service has once again provided its top ten list of the “most prominent and high-profile criminal tax investigations” of 2021.

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JP Morgan Chase is a far-flung banking colossus that offers a wide range of banking and financial services—and just cannot seem to stay out of regulatory hot water.

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For the last several months, we’ve been counting down the top five list of criminal tax charges of 2020 from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI). Because of the sheer audacity of the tax fraud, we decided to include the Honorable...

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to pursue tax preparers engaged in filing fraudulent tax returns. Let’s look at some of these cases in our own backyard in Ohio.

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Analysis from across the board finds that defunding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) impacts compliance. In turn, tax fraud increases and the tax gap does, too. Do you care?

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Tax evasion and opaque offshore tax havens are well known for the economic wreckage that results when countries cannot collect legitimate taxes due. A new report pegs the global tax gap at $427 billion.

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