IRS Audits

November 18, 2019

Colorado Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

According to a Department of Justice press release, Lawrence Martin Birk, of Colorado, was sentenced to serve five years in federal prison for tax evasion. Although […]
November 15, 2019
US investments in Israel targeted by IRS

Do You Have a Bank Account in Israel? The IRS May Be Targeting You

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) coordinates with global banking and financial systems and foreign governments to discover when U.S. taxpayers have failed to report foreign investments, […]
November 5, 2019

West Virginia Couple Pleads Guilty to Individual and Payroll Tax Evasion

The violation of state and federal tax laws oftentimes come across to taxpayers as a victimless crime. At the outset of criminal tax activity, those taxpayers […]
October 17, 2019

Las Vegas Area Tax Preparer Indicted on Identity Theft, Filing a False Return, and Wire Fraud

Whether you choose to have your tax returns prepared by a tax professional, or you choose to do them yourself, you typically expect that the process […]
September 28, 2019

Why Some Out-of-State Residents Could be Surprised to Learn They Could Owe Large Sums of California Income Taxes to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) administers California income tax regulations for individuals and corporations. If you are a resident of California, you must generally file with […]
September 26, 2019

IRS Sues California Taxpayer for $119M in FBAR Lawsuit Over Unreported Foreign Accounts

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled in favor of the Internal Revenue Service, which sued defendant Francis Burga for […]