No. If one conceals assets from the IRS, or hides sources of income, then the willfulness requirement for proving tax evasion is already present—and one may not utilize a good faith defense based on ignorance of the law. See United States v. Brooks, 174 F.3d 950, 954-55 (8th Cir. 1999).
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