Tax Law Blog

January 7, 2020

Former DOJ Employee Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison After Filing a False Income Tax Return

As our regular readers already know, the IRS is prepared to go after any taxpayer for suspected tax crimes, including its own employees. The same is […]
December 20, 2019

Tax Evasion Leads to Prison Time, House Arrest, $400K Fines for Arkansas Business Owner

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), which prosecutes tax offenders based on referrals from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI), recently announced the sentencing of […]
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 16, 2019

Texas Tax Preparers Sentenced to Significant Prison Sentence for Defrauding the U.S.

As we approach the end of the calendar year, many Americans will begin thinking about their tax filing obligations, the documentation that their tax preparer will […]
December 10, 2019

Are You Required to Report an Offshore Goldmoney Account to the IRS?

Goldmoney describes itself as “a global leader in precious metal custody, and the world’s largest precious metals network.” According to the company’s website, Goldmoney currently protects […]
October 16, 2019

Former Tax Attorney Sentenced in $2.4M Federal Tax Evasion Case

Taxpayers who willfully violate federal tax laws often face harsh criminal penalties. When those taxpayers also happen to be tax professionals, the criminal consequences can be […]