Your business faces several tax bills each month. Failure to file either payroll or sales tax with the IRS can cost your business more than expected.
Category: tax crime
If a person deliberately avoids paying taxes, he or she can face federal tax evasion charges. However, just failing to pay taxes does not necessarily mean a person will face jail time or stiff penalties from the IRS. For these penalties to be assessed, the prosecution must prove to a judge or jury that the… Read more »
Tax evasion is a criminal offense that can result in severe penalties – even jail time. If you are accused of committing tax evasion you should not take the charges lightly. It is essential to take the right actions immediately to put together the best defense as possible. Take a look at these steps you… Read more »
Do you have previous tax returns that you have not filed? Perhaps this was due to procrastination or in a misguided attempt to avoid paying taxes? To limit the penalties the IRS can assess, including criminal charges, it is of the upmost importance that you act quickly to remedy this situation. The very first step… Read more »
While you can work with a tax preparer to file your annual taxes, there are situations where you should seek representation from a tax attorney. Some instances where it can benefit you to hire an attorney include: if you’re facing a tax audit; if you’re being charged with tax fraud; if you have a large… Read more »
Failing to file a tax return, committing tax evasion or participating in tax fraud are some offenses that can be considered serious crimes under federal law. If the IRS suspects you have committed a tax crime it will utilize its Criminal Investigation Division (CID) to investigate. A s part of the CID’s process, a Special… Read more »
Knowingly not filing your taxes, providing false information, and other tax crimes can have serious consequences for taxpayers. While some penalties may come in the form of fines, some punishments can be as severe as prison time. Take a look at five tax crimes and their penalties and learn why you need a tax attorney… Read more »
Every year you are required to file a tax return with the IRS. Failing to do so can have numerous consequences, from penalties to criminal charges. Learn more about what you can expect if you have unfiled tax returns, what options you have, and how a tax attorney can help. Key Insights We Will Discuss… Read more »
While taxpayers are legally responsible for the items on their return, tax preparers can also face penalties for fraudulent or reckless conduct. These penalties can even apply to “ghost tax preparers” who don’t sign the returns they prepare.
The percentage of criminal charges filed against taxpayers in the United States in 2019 is generally lower than it has been in the previous years. The chances of undergoing a criminal investigation by the IRS are therefore minimal. However, you might still find yourself part of that small percentage with no idea how to address… Read more »