September 8, 2017
When Should I Call a Tax Attorney in California?

When Should I Call a Tax Attorney in California? [Quiz]

It’s hard to predict when you might be faced with a complex tax situation. Complex tax matters can often be accompanied by high stakes consequences and […]
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 […]
September 2, 2017
Virtual Currency Update: Large FinCEN Civil Penalty Assessments and an Update Regarding IRS Coinbase Summons

Virtual Currency Update: Large FinCEN Civil Penalty Assessments and an Update Regarding IRS Coinbase Summons

$110m Civil Penalty Levied Against Russian Cryptocurrency Exchanger Last week, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that they had assessed a civil penalty […]
September 1, 2017
Virtual Currency and Section 1031 – A Retraction and New Position

Virtual Currency and Section 1031 – A Retraction and New Position

We previously brought you a story suggesting that it may be possible to utilize Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code to defer the gain on […]
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. […]
August 10, 2017
New York Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme and Tax Evasion

New York Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme and Tax Evasion

Christopher Swartz of Watertown, New York has been handed a 150-month prison sentence for committing tax evasion and investment fraud.  According to Acting Assistant Deputy Attorney […]