Tax Audit

March 19, 2019

Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Says President Lied, Raising Questions About Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud

In February 2019, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who was sentenced last year to 36 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to bank and tax […]
March 13, 2019

Arizona Immigration Rights Activist and Tax Preparer Sentenced in IRS Fraud Case

Elias Bermudez, 68, was both an outspoken immigrant rights activist and, as described by the U.S. Department of Justice in a recent press release, a “long-time” […]
March 11, 2019

Kansas Business Owner Gets 1 Year of Probation for Federal Income Tax Evasion

According to a Department of Justice press release, 50-year-old defendant Randall Barker of Stilwell, Kansas was sentenced in January to serve one year of federal probation […]
March 1, 2019

Couple Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Identity Theft, and Tax Evasion

“Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” is a common saying that can especially ring true in the context of tax crimes. Typically, when the federal government begins […]
March 1, 2019

Denver Area Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Pay Tax

Taxpayers that get behind on their taxes commonly feel like they are at the bottom of a large financial hole. As time goes on, the hole […]
February 27, 2019
Minnesota Business Owner Ordered to Pay IRS Over $1M in Restitution After Admitting to Income Tax Evasion

Minnesota Business Owner Ordered to Pay IRS Over $1M in Restitution After Admitting to Income Tax Evasion

Regular visitors to our tax blog may recall that late last year, Minnesota tax defendant Jerome Robert Hennessey, 56, former owner of a grain elevator company, […]