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 13, 2019

Boston Area Couple Charged with Tax Fraud, Failure to Pay Taxes

According to a Department of Justice press release, couple Pamela M. Avedisian, 55, and Gary P. DeCicco, 60, of Nahant, Massachusetts, near Boston, were charged this […]
February 8, 2019

Taxpayers Are Concerned About FBAR Examinations, You Should Be Too

What is FBAR and why should I be concerned about it? Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) laws require U.S. residents to disclose the existence of bank, […]
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 […]
February 1, 2019

IRS Reopens After Shutdown – How Are Tax Audits and IRS Debt Collections Affected?

While the government occasionally goes through shutdown periods, few have been as controversial – and none have been as long – as the 35-day shutdown that […]
January 31, 2019

30 Months in Prison for Tennessee Man Who Pleaded Guilty to Tax Crimes

The case of Rogersville, Tennessee defendant Brian Leo Snow unfolded over the course of three Department of Justice (DOJ) press releases, respectively issued May 2018, July […]