Tax Audit

January 16, 2020

IRS Hints at Increased Prosecution of Abusive Micro-Captive Insurance Tax Shelter Cases

In recent months, Forbes and Bloomberg Tax have published articles cautioning taxpayers of potential indicators that the IRS plans to refer tax shelter abusers to its […]
January 13, 2020

Omaha Councilman Awaits Sentencing for Failure to File Federal Income Tax Returns

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has repeatedly proven its willingness to prosecute anyone for tax crimes – including politicians. For example, former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh […]
January 12, 2020

Recent OTA Ruling Puts Out-of-State Service Providers At Risk

In a recent case decided by the California Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”), a three-judge administrative law panel interpreted the state’s income apportionment and sourcing rules […]
January 9, 2020

Ohio Businessman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Returns

According to a Department of Justice press release, Abdikarim Abdirahman, 57, of Columbus, Ohio, pleaded guilty in federal court this week to charges related to the […]
January 6, 2020

Louisiana Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Louisiana business owner recently pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns. The defendant’s actions were made in […]
December 20, 2019

Tax Evasion Leads to Prison Time, House Arrest, $400K Fines for Arkansas Business Owner

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), which prosecutes tax offenders based on referrals from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI), recently announced the sentencing of […]