IRS

February 19, 2019
Updated IRS Voluntary Disclosure Procedures Replace OVDP, But Creates Increased Risks and Expense for Taxpayers

Updated IRS Voluntary Disclosure Procedures Replace OVDP, But Creates Increased Risks and Expense for Taxpayers

In September 2018, the IRS permanently discontinued its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which previously created an avenue for noncompliant taxpayers to report foreign accounts and, […]
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 […]
December 17, 2018
tax fraud

IRS Increasing Fraud Penalties Under New Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

In 2009, the IRS introduced the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which enabled taxpayers to receive reduced penalties – notably, protection from criminal liability – for […]
November 19, 2018
How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce?

How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce?

How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce? Most […]
September 11, 2018
Update: New York Accountant Sentenced to 33 Months for Tax Evasion Scheme

Update: New York Accountant Sentenced to 33 Months for Tax Evasion Scheme

In March 2018, our tax evasion attorneys wrote about the case of Olean, New York-based CPA Joseph Stevens. At the time of our original article, Stevens […]
September 6, 2018
Decade in Prison for Philly Tax Preparer Caught Using Stolen Identities of Foster Children on Returns

Decade in Prison for Philly Tax Preparer Caught Using Stolen Identities of Foster Children on Returns

If you visit our tax law blog on a regular basis, you already know that we often profile criminal tax cases – and their frequently devastating […]