Criminal tax investigations are often aimed at business owners or C-suite executives.  Just as often, it is the rank-and-file who perpetrate tax fraud.

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While court cases and newspapers call out celebrities and high-wealth individuals who face civil or criminal tax investigations, less attention is paid to the people who make those tax mistakes possible.

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Move over Trinidad, the United States of America has joined the European blacklist for its lax tax reporting and jurisdictional tax opacity.

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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.

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A former Swiss banker faces a life in exile after conviction on charges of commercial espionage after he reportedly sold details about German tax evaders to government officials.

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As far as reputation, the United States lost some gloss this year.  A non-governmental organization (NGO) that combats global corruption ranked the US six spots lower in their annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

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The 2019 winter government shutdown was another blow to the beleaguered agency that collects your taxes and checks to see whether your FBAR is all that it should be.

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Tax Day, on April 15, is fast approaching.  After being sentenced to a year in prison for failure to file, it is a pretty good bet that a Colorado businessman will remember to file this year. 

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Bright lights, big city and tax fraud: the story plays out repeatedly and did so again, only this time it involved the storied Friars Club of Manhattan.

 

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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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