The Tax Law Blog

October 15, 2018
New York Businessman Guilty of Tax Evasion and Preparing False Return

New York Businessman Guilty of Tax Evasion and Preparing False Return

According to a press release by the Department of Justice, the owner of a precious metals business was found guilty of tax evasion and aiding in […]
October 11, 2018
Understanding the FBAR Tax Crimes Behind Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Understanding the FBAR Tax Crimes Behind Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Whether you’re a self-described “political junkie” or simply a person who likes to stay current on tax and financial news, you are no doubt aware of […]
October 10, 2018
Racecar Driver and Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Racecar Driver and Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

According to a press release by the Department of Justice, William Whittington, 68, of Arizona, was sentenced to serve 18 months in a federal prison for […]
October 8, 2018
First Taxpayer Convicted for FATCA Noncompliance, More IRS Enforcement Expected

First Taxpayer Convicted for FATCA Noncompliance, More IRS Enforcement Expected

The acronym “FATCA” refers to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. FATCA, which was passed by Congress in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to […]
October 5, 2018
Hidden Income from Illegal Shipments of Hazardous Waste Leads Investigators to Tax Evasion Scheme

Hidden Income from Illegal Shipments of Hazardous Waste Leads Investigators to Tax Evasion Scheme

In December 2016, then-45-year-old defendant Brian Brundage, who owned or previously owned several recycling businesses in the Chicago, IL area, was arrested on charges of felony […]
October 4, 2018
NJ Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Failure to File FBAR for Russian Bank Account

NJ Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Failure to File FBAR for Russian Bank Account

New Jersey chiropractor Carlo Amato, 57, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to two criminal tax charges in Trenton federal court: one count of federal […]