Each year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) lays out its top 12 worst-of-the-worst scams for the year.  And each year, we take a look at what is catching the attention of our federal tax agency.

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker may yet face allegations of tax fraud for what the Chicago Sun Times has referred to as a “Game of Thrones.”

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Despite reduced budget resources and flagging morale, the Internal Revenue Service maintains a keen interest in tax crimes that involve opaque tax havens and money laundering.

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The Tax Justice Network released its 2019 Corporate Tax Haven index (CTHI).  The list highlights countries that strongly contribute to a “race to the bottom on corporate taxes.”

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Like Americans, some Canadians cannot stand a tax cheat. In fiscal year 2018, Canada Revenue, the federal tax agency of our neighbor to the north, received 32,157 anonymously volunteered tips.

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Tax schemes can only go on for so long. In May, an Alabama couple pled guilty to failing to pay employment taxes and failure to file personal income tax returns as well.

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Parents involved in the college admissions scandal are already looking at jail, ruined reputations, and devastated children. They may yet have another concern—charges of tax crime.

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Echoing its own marketing mantra, sportswear giant Nike is under investigation for taking advantage of illicit tax rulings granted by European countries to boost the already hefty sums Nike has stashed in tax havens outside the US.  The...

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Follow the breadcrumbs. Big Accounting (PwC) shuttles intellectual property for Big Services Company (Accenture) from high tax environment (Switzerland) to low-tax haven (Ireland), boosting the value of said IP by almost 600 percent ($1.2 billion to...

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After a year-long investigation, the European Union (EU) identified seven countries that it charges are behaving as tax havens.  All seven are members of the EU.

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