August 10, 2017
New York Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme and Tax Evasion

New York Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme and Tax Evasion

Christopher Swartz of Watertown, New York has been handed a 150-month prison sentence for committing tax evasion and investment fraud.  According to Acting Assistant Deputy Attorney […]
August 9, 2017
A Quick Guide for California Taxpayers Living Abroad

A Quick Guide for California Taxpayers Living Abroad

“Internal Revenue Service” is a bit of a misnomer—sometimes “Universal Revenue Service” might seem more fitting.  Contrary to popular belief, moving to a tropical island will […]
August 8, 2017
Whistleblowers Are Receiving Rewards For Outing You to the IRS

Whistleblowers are Receiving Rewards for Outing You to the IRS

Aggressive, or worse yet, blatantly cheating taxpayers, have always been wary of an audit or criminal investigation by the IRS, but dishonest taxpayers may have even […]
August 7, 2017
IRS Introduces National and International Criminal Enforcement Initiatives

IRS Introduces National and International Criminal Enforcement Initiatives

We have previously reported on the IRS Criminal Investigations Division (CID), the agency’s investigative arm that conducts investigations involving taxpayers that have a situation with badges […]
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 […]
July 3, 2017
Former Financial Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Tax Evasion Charges

Former Financial Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Tax Evasion Charges

Last week, the Department of Justice announced that a businessman of Salem, Massachusetts pled guilty in a federal court to several criminal counts related to fraudulent […]