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 […]
September 29, 2019

How Have IRS Budget Cuts Affected Federal Tax Enforcement?

The Internal Revenue Service has been hamstrung by a series of budget cuts in recent years, with its workforce shrinking by more than 15% from 2013 […]
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 […]