Tax Fraud

April 12, 2019

Florida Landscaping Business Owner Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges

According to a press release by the Department of Justice, a Florida landscaper was recently indicted and arrested on several charges of tax fraud. According to […]
April 5, 2019

Tax Preparer Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence After Filing Thousands of False Returns

As readers of our tax blog have seen highlighted time and time again, it is typical for sentencing judges to hand down serious penalties in criminal […]
April 2, 2019

IRS: Fake Form 1099 Scams, Falsified Income Make 2019 “Dirty Dozen” Tax Fraud List

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes a list of the most common tax fraud schemes, known as the “Dirty Dozen.” (For example, last March […]
March 13, 2019

Arizona Immigration Rights Activist and Tax Preparer Sentenced in IRS Fraud Case

Elias Bermudez, 68, was both an outspoken immigrant rights activist and, as described by the U.S. Department of Justice in a recent press release, a “long-time” […]
March 1, 2019

Couple Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Identity Theft, and Tax Evasion

“Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” is a common saying that can especially ring true in the context of tax crimes. Typically, when the federal government begins […]
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 […]