Tax Audit

October 1, 2019

Buying a Business in California? Beware of Inheriting Seller’s Unpaid Sales Tax Debts or Incurring Successor Liability

A business can be a valuable asset to acquire – but be careful. If the entity owes unpaid sales taxes to the California Department of Tax […]
September 18, 2019

Wisconsin Business Owner Sentenced for Tax Evasion After Underreporting Income to IRS

Like other sources of taxable U.S. income, business income must be reported to the IRS. For example, partnership income is reported on Form 1065 (U.S. Return […]
September 14, 2019

Owners of California Sushi, BBQ Restaurants Admit to Tax Fraud

Married couple Kyung Yeon, 63, and Richard Howard, 65, who together owned several sushi and barbeque restaurants in the San Francisco area, recently pleaded “no contest” […]
September 12, 2019

Missouri Business Owner Charged with Failing to Pay Taxes in $4M Fraud Case

On August 22, 2019, federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment charging Missouri business owner Michael David Dismer, 51, of Rogersville, with 28 counts of various tax and […]
September 10, 2019

Montana Car Wash Owners Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud in cash “Skimming” Scheme

In April 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a press release stating that Missoula tax defendants Joseph and Traci Baumgardner, a married couple who […]
September 3, 2019
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Former Operators of Michigan Adult Foster Care Homes Sentenced for Income and Employment Tax Crimes

According to a Department of Justice press release, a pair of owners of adult foster care homes were sentenced recently for various tax crimes. Jeremiah Cheff […]