December 17, 2018
tax fraud

IRS Increasing Fraud Penalties Under New Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

In 2009, the IRS introduced the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which enabled taxpayers to receive reduced penalties – notably, protection from criminal liability – for […]
November 30, 2018
IRS Announces New Offshore and Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

IRS Announces New Offshore and Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

The Internal Revenue Service previously operated a program known as the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which offered non compliant taxpayers mitigated civil penalties – in […]
November 27, 2018
IRS, J5 Group Closing in on International Tax Fraud “Enablers”

IRS, J5 Group Closing in on International Tax Fraud “Enablers”

In August 2018, our international tax attorneys published an article discussing the launch of a global anti-tax fraud group known as the Joint Chiefs of Global […]
November 26, 2018
How the Audit and Litigation Cycle Works

How the Audit and Litigation Cycle Works

For those of us who’ve never been audited, we can only imagine the sense of panic we would feel upon receiving an IRS notification. One way […]
November 21, 2018
Santa Rosa Real Estate Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

Santa Rosa Real Estate Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

Santa Rosa Real Estate Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns According to a Department of Justice press release, Charles T. Woods, a real […]
November 20, 2018
What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers?

What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers?

What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers? If you’re in the habit of […]