February 24, 2018
Massachusetts Man Fined Over $1M, Sentenced to Prison After Concealing Foreign Bank Account from IRS

Massachusetts Man Fined Over $1M, Sentenced to Prison After Concealing Foreign Bank Account from IRS

On October 5, 2017, 50-year-old Michael Fitzgerald of Longmeadow, Massachusetts pleaded guilty in Springfield federal court to one count of willfully concealing a foreign bank account […]
January 19, 2018
Massachusetts Restaurateur Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

Massachusetts Restaurateur Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

On October 2, 2017, Swansea, Massachusetts-based restaurant owner and temp agency operator Souleang Kane, 48, pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of assorted financial crimes […]
December 30, 2017
Let the Paradise Papers Be a Reminder to Taxpayers: File an FBAR if You Have Foreign Income

Let the Paradise Papers Be a Reminder to Taxpayers: File an FBAR if You Have Foreign Income

If you follow the news even casually, you have doubtlessly read about the Paradise Papers, a recent leak of roughly 13.4 million financial documents exposing the […]
February 22, 2017
looking for indicators of fraud

How Does an IRS Agent First Notice Tax Fraud? How Does an Indicator of Fraud become a Tax Enforcement Action?

For many taxpayers, the processes employed by the IRS and other tax agencies can seem opaque and random. However, despite the difficulty that tax laypeople can […]
October 31, 2016

How Does the IRS Develop a Delinquent Tax Return Case Against a Taxpayer

Taxpayers have many reasons and justifications for their failure to file taxes or their filing of tax returns or other documents that are deficient. Deficient tax […]
August 1, 2016
Criminal Tax Evasion Charges

When Can A Defendant Face Criminal Tax Evasion Charges After More than 6 Years Have Elapsed?

Most taxpayers and individuals realize that our legal system encourages parties to bring claims contemporaneously before evidence is lost or destroyed and memories of an event […]