Tax Evasion

October 23, 2019

Doctor Who Pleaded Guilty to Felony Tax Evasion Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

As readers of our tax law blog are doubtlessly aware, federal tax crimes are typically prosecuted by the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice […]
October 22, 2019

New 2019 Bitcoin Reporting Guidelines Announced by IRS in Major Cryptocurrency Tax Update

In the largest update to federal cryptocurrency reporting guidelines since 2014, the IRS recently issued new Bitcoin tax guidance for business entities and individuals. Taking the […]
October 17, 2019

Las Vegas Area Tax Preparer Indicted on Identity Theft, Filing a False Return, and Wire Fraud

Whether you choose to have your tax returns prepared by a tax professional, or you choose to do them yourself, you typically expect that the process […]
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 15, 2019

Probation, Fines for Connecticut Business Owner Who Filed False Income Tax Returns

In February 2019, defendant William Scalzi, 61, owner of a taxi company in West Haven, Connecticut, pleaded guilty to filing false income tax returns, a criminal […]
October 14, 2019

CFO Sentenced, Fined Over $1.5M for Filing False Tax Returns

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the sentencing of Massachusetts manufacturing CFO Robert A. Saltzberg, who pleaded guilty to five counts of filing false returns […]