IRS Audits

August 19, 2019
Edward Flume UBS Account - IRS

Texas Court Holds Taxpayer Liable for Willful FBAR Penalty

In June, the Federal Tax Crimes Blog highlighted an interesting case involving the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR), United States of America v. Edward S. Flume […]
August 17, 2019
employment tax evasion

New York Businessman Pleads Guilty to Employment Tax Charges

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Brooklyn businessman pleaded guilty to failing to pay over employment taxes to the IRS. If you are […]
May 14, 2019

Las Vegas Co-Conspirators Sentenced in Fraudulent Tax Scam

According to a Department of Justice press release, two Las Vegas residents were recently sentenced to serve time in a federal prison for engaging in a […]
May 8, 2019
How Many Years Can an IRS Audit Go Back?

How Many Years Can an IRS Audit Go Back?

How Many Years Can an IRS Audit Go Back? Answer: 3 years in most cases, 6+ years in extreme cases. If the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) […]
March 14, 2019

Florida Minister Gets 5 Years in Prison for Federal Tax Crimes, Failing to Pay IRS

In April 2018, a federal jury convicted 51-year-old defendant William Todd Coontz, a former author, business owner, and minister from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, of two tax […]
February 5, 2019

Story Update: Rapper DMX Released From Prison After Serving Time for Tax Crimes

Most of the criminal tax cases that we cover on our blog involve taxpayers with unfamiliar names, a reminder that the IRS goes after those they […]