October 6, 2017
Washington Man Sentenced to Two and a Half Years on Tax Fraud Charges After Fleeing to Mexico

Washington Man Sentenced to Two and a Half Years on Tax Fraud Charges After Fleeing to Mexico

A taxpayer from Washington State was sentenced to two and a half years in a federal prison late last week. The sentence was the result of […]
September 15, 2017

IRS Wins Fight to Exclude Its Own Position on the Willfulness Standard from Court

We previously wrote about a taxpayer that was fighting a civil penalty for failing to timely file under U.S. Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) laws. In […]
September 6, 2017
The IRS Might Be Cyberstalking You!

The IRS Might Be Cyberstalking You

Most taxpayers have probably worried about an audit at some point in their lives. However, they have probably not worried that they would be facing an […]
September 2, 2017
Virtual Currency Update: Large FinCEN Civil Penalty Assessments and an Update Regarding IRS Coinbase Summons

Virtual Currency Update: Large FinCEN Civil Penalty Assessments and an Update Regarding IRS Coinbase Summons

$110m Civil Penalty Levied Against Russian Cryptocurrency Exchanger Last week, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that they had assessed a civil penalty […]
August 28, 2017
Husband Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion - Wife's Charges Dropped

Husband Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion – Wife’s Charges Dropped

Guamanian couple Mario and Elaine Cortez have been charged with multiple federal tax felonies.  They were indicted for failing to report more than $1 million in […]
July 21, 2017
DMX Files not guilty

Rapper DMX Pleads Not Guilty to Tax Fraud

Earl Simmons, better known by his rap name “DMX,” has been recently charged with tax evasion for allegedly withholding up to $1.7 million from the IRS […]