On the local and global stage, celebrities and high-asset persons turn up in headlines for alleged tax fraud. In Spain, Shakira is facing allegations that she failed to pay more than $16 million in taxes.

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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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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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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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A  November 2018 memorandum from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) establishes new methods for handling voluntary disclosure of offshore accounts.

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Sometimes accountants take advantage of their clients to make a buck. Sometimes, the client is in on it, like this one. A Mississippi federal jury recently convicted certified public accountant Carl Nicholson of conspiracy to defraud the United...

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Actor Wesley Snipes has a long-running history of tax controversy with the IRS.  In November, 2018, Mr. Snipes was handed another defeat when an IRS decision to reject his offer-in-compromise was upheld by the United States Tax Court.

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Housing for the homeless in New York City is a complex issue that involves many agencies and organizations.  Federal prosecutors are examining whether one Manhattan business group was more interested in tax fraud than providing safe, subsidized...

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