August 17, 2015

Tax Preparer Fraud Can Lead to Huge Fines and Criminal Penalties

Taxpayers understand that the U.S. Tax Code is complex, dense, and difficult to understand document. Furthermore, secondary sources like agency manuals are exhaustive and voluminous. In […]
June 2, 2015

Three Individuals Guilty of Charges Related to Tax Evasion and Obstruction

US Department of Justice and the IRS Assert Tax Scheme Two individuals from Wyoming and one individual from Arizona were found guilty by a federal jury […]
March 26, 2014

How successful is the IRS in litigating tax fraud schemes?

Date: 02/08/12 Topic: Criminal Tax Representation The short answer is that the IRS is very aggressive and more often than not successful when it investigates and […]
March 26, 2014

California men sentenced to prison for fraud and tax evasion

Steven Barkus and his associate Michael Lombardo have been sentenced to eight and five years in prison, respectively, for participating in a tax evasion and fraud […]
March 26, 2014

False Claims of Federal Excise Tax Exemption “Staggering”

What could you do with $110 million? According to prosecutor MacDonald, provide affordable housing to homeless veterans for an entire year or perhaps fund a nonprofit […]