October 11, 2017
Army Veteran Shut Down by U.S. Tax Court for Failing to Challenge His Tax Assessment Sooner

Army Veteran Shut Down by U.S. Tax Court for Failing to Challenge His Tax Assessment Sooner

Gregory Bruce, a former Army Chief Warrant Officer was dealt a blow by the United States Tax Court earlier this month in a case involving the […]
September 6, 2017
The IRS Might Be Cyberstalking You!

The IRS Might Be Cyberstalking You

Most taxpayers have probably worried about an audit at some point in their lives. However, they have probably not worried that they would be facing an […]
August 30, 2017
U.S. Tax Evasion Charges Settled by Swiss Asset Manager

U.S. Tax Evasion Charges Settled by Swiss Asset Manager

Prime Partners, a Geneva-based asset management firm has agreed to pay $5 million to the United States to settle charges for tax evasion and assisting U.S. […]
April 11, 2017
FBAR Non-Compliance Results in Sanctions of $1,000 a day for a Taxpayer

FBAR Non-Compliance Results in Sanctions of $1,000 a day for a Taxpayer

Taxpayers who fail to consider and comply with offshore financial account reporting standards can face extremely serious consequences. However, in at least some cases, wealthy taxpayers […]
April 4, 2017
TIGTA Reports Shocking Levels of Payroll Tax Noncompliance, Fraud -- and the IRS Is Listening

TIGTA Reports Shocking Levels of Payroll Tax Noncompliance, Fraud — and the IRS Is Listening

The IRS has been forced to make some difficult decisions regarding its enforcement priorities in recent years. Due to decreased funding levels that has resulted in […]
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 […]