Tax Law Blog

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 […]
October 15, 2019

Probation, Fines for Connecticut Business Owner Who Filed False Income Tax Returns

In February 2019, defendant William Scalzi, 61, owner of a taxi company in West Haven, Connecticut, pleaded guilty to filing false income tax returns, a criminal […]
September 19, 2019

Did You Receive a Letter from the IRS About Filing Back Taxes or Amended Returns to Include Cryptocurrency Transactions?

Regular readers of our tax law blog know that our Bitcoin tax attorneys frequently write about tax issues surrounding virtual currencies. Most recently, we warned taxpayers […]
August 16, 2019
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Did You Engage in Unreported Cryptocurrency Transactions? Expect a Letter from the IRS

If you follow our tax blog, you may have seen our recent article discussing whether cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), are reportable for […]
August 14, 2019
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Colorado Man Convicted of Tax Evasion After Denying He Was Subject to U.S. Tax

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Colorado man labeled as a “tax defier” was convicted of tax evasion, last week. Although some of […]
April 17, 2019

Former Indiana Attorney Pleads Guilty to Tax Crimes

According to a Department of Justice press release, a former attorney from Indiana pleaded guilty to a single count of tax evasion, dating back to taxes […]