Tax Audit

March 26, 2019

North Carolina Mental Health Executive Sentenced for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

According to a Department of Justice press release, Sainte Deon Robinson was sentenced to serve 30 months in prison for intentionally failing to pay over federal […]
February 22, 2019
California OTA Introduces New Rules for State Tax Appeals in 2019

California OTA Introduces New Rules for State Tax Appeals in 2019

The California Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) was created in 2017 when former governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (A.B.) 131, placing into effect new rules […]
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, […]
November 30, 2018
IRS Announces New Offshore and Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

IRS Announces New Offshore and Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

The Internal Revenue Service previously operated a program known as the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which offered non compliant taxpayers mitigated civil penalties – in […]
November 27, 2018
IRS, J5 Group Closing in on International Tax Fraud “Enablers”

IRS, J5 Group Closing in on International Tax Fraud “Enablers”

In August 2018, our international tax attorneys published an article discussing the launch of a global anti-tax fraud group known as the Joint Chiefs of Global […]
November 26, 2018
How the Audit and Litigation Cycle Works

How the Audit and Litigation Cycle Works

For those of us who’ve never been audited, we can only imagine the sense of panic we would feel upon receiving an IRS notification. One way […]