Audit

February 26, 2019
Recent Supreme Court Decision Could Change the Landscape of Certain Tax Penalties

Recent Supreme Court Decision Could Change the Landscape of Certain Tax Penalties

Imagine a situation where you have been accused of a crime, but because you did not commit the crime, you have not been charged. Now imagine […]
February 26, 2019
Mueller Requests 19+ Years in Prison for Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Following Tax Fraud Conviction

Mueller Requests 19+ Years in Prison for Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Following Tax Fraud Conviction

After months of highly-publicized courtroom drama, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was convicted in August of 2018 in Virginia federal court on eight counts of […]
December 26, 2018
4 Charged with Tax Fraud, Conspiracy in Connection with Leaked Panama Papers

4 Charged with Tax Fraud, Conspiracy in Connection with Leaked Panama Papers

In 2015, an anonymous source leaked a massive trove of financial data – approximately 11.5 million documents – from Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca, revealing controversial offshore […]
December 21, 2018
Hawaiian Business Owner and His CPA Convicted in Tax Scheme

Hawaiian Business Owner and His CPA Convicted in Tax Scheme

According to a Department of Justice press release, a federal jury convicted Wagdy Guirguis and Michael Higa of conspiracy to defraud the United States, in addition […]
December 20, 2018
IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division Announces 5 New Compliance Campaigns with Focus on Foreign Reporting

IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division Announces 5 New Compliance Campaigns with Focus on Foreign Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service is comprised of numerous divisions, such as its Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) and Civil Examination Division (CED). For large corporations and pass-through […]
November 6, 2018
Church Pastor Under “Vow of Poverty” Sentenced to Prison for $2M Tax Evasion Scheme

Church Pastor Under “Vow of Poverty” Sentenced to Prison for $2M Tax Evasion Scheme

As a pastor at First Meliorite Church, Dr. Michael John Kell, 68, of Vinings, Georgia, took a “vow of poverty.” However, these vows did not prevent […]