The Deputy Attorney General recently offered remarks on how federal prosecutors view the criminal and civil pursuit of corporate defendants.

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A high-flying bio-tech investment advisor will report to prison in March, 2019, to serve a 30-month sentence.

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Taking a fresh swipe at transnational tax crime, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) recently announced a crackdown on enablers of global tax fraud and the inappropriate use of cryptocurrencies.

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Making focused use of diminishing resources, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced five additional compliance targets.

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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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From entertainment to sports, offshore holdings to the corporate board room, forms of tax fraud remain remarkably consistent—only the industry changes.  In a recent case prosecuted by the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, a dealer in...

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Successful prosecution of high profile cases like those involving Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen would seem to burnish the reputation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as hard on crime—but is it?

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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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In November of 2017 we shared the story of the conviction of an Ohio businessman on seven counts of filing false corporate, individual, and private foundation tax returns. His story moves forward as of last week when his sentencing occurred. Here's...

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