November 19, 2019

Court Upholds $800,000 FBAR Penalty Against Woman Who Concealed Swiss Bank Account

Our tax law blog offers numerous cautionary tales of taxpayers who received hefty penalties after failing to report foreign bank accounts, such as the banker fined […]
November 7, 2019

Selling Your Business? Remember to Cancel Your Seller’s Permit, or You Could Be Liable for California Sales Tax

If you own a brick and mortar business or online business that sells “tangible” (physical) goods in California, such as clothing, furniture, or electronics, you are […]
October 16, 2019

Former Tax Attorney Sentenced in $2.4M Federal Tax Evasion Case

Taxpayers who willfully violate federal tax laws often face harsh criminal penalties. When those taxpayers also happen to be tax professionals, the criminal consequences can be […]
October 11, 2019

New Hampshire Business Owner Indicted For Filing Fraudulent Returns

Most of us have paid for a good or service by check. Some of us may have been asked by the merchant or service provider to […]
October 7, 2019

Court Denies Defendant’s Request for Lesser Charges in Felony Tax Fraud Appeal

The Federal Tax Crimes blog recently highlighted an interesting case. In July of 2015, business owner John Rankin, who operated a restaurant, a software development company, […]
October 6, 2019

Texas Couple Sentenced for Tax Skimming Case

This story serves as an update to a previous blog posting that we provided to you earlier this year. In June, Michael and Cynthia Herman, both […]