Past-due (delinquent) taxes create a stressful situation for taxpayers who fall behind or file late. Liens, wage garnishment, and fines only increase anxiety for those behind on their taxes. To make matters worse, there is a question of an even bigger punishment for delinquent taxes: Can you go to jail for falling behind on taxes?
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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.
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 »
Failing to file your tax returns and paying the IRS what you owe can result in tax evasion. This is considered a serious crime and come with severe consequences. Take a closer look at what is considered tax evasion, what penalties the IRS can assess to offenders, and why you need a tax attorney to… 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 »
You may need to amend your tax returns and pay additional taxes, penalties, and interest if you have previously unreported Bitcoin income. If you fail to take action, the IRS may audit your returns as part of its Virtual Currency Compliance campaign.
Why you are still criminally liable for non-compliance even if the IRS hasn’t noticed for years It is not uncommon to see a client with a heavy heart walk into your office as a tax defense attorney. In most cases, such clients have not been remitting their taxes to Uncle Sam and they want to… Read more »
Tax preparers such as CPAs face a lot of pitfalls and potential traps when dealing with clients. In case such an event happens, only a qualified tax defense attorney can help to resolve the criminal tax exposure that CPAs face. Although CPAs help clients to sort out their taxation problems, they are often the… Read more »