December 21, 2019

IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) Expanding to Target Crypto Users

The IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI), which celebrated its hundredth anniversary this year, recently published the 2019 edition of its annual report on tax crimes, as […]
December 17, 2019

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts Related to Tax Fraud Scheme

According to a Department of Justice press release, Josiah Ntekume, of Las Vegas, Nevada, recently pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud, identity theft, access device […]
December 14, 2019

After FATCA Grace Period Ends, IRS to Freeze Foreign Bank Accounts Starting in 2020

Do you have a foreign bank account located anywhere outside the United States? If so, make sure you report the account to the IRS right away […]
December 13, 2019

How Does the IRS Choose Who to Audit?

According to its own enforcement data, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) “examined” (audited) approximately 1 million federal tax returns in 2018. That figure, though representing only […]
December 11, 2019

New IRS Report Reveals 2019 Tax Crime Investigation Statistics

Despite facing a series of budget cuts, the Internal Revenue Service remains a massive agency, employing tens of thousands of workers nationwide. To keep itself organized, […]