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- Think You Got Game? Try Solving a Criminal Tax Problem.
- More U.S. Taxpayers Admit to Secret Swiss Accounts
Why Swiss Bank Clients Who Can’t Stand the Heat Are Getting Out of the Kitchen.
- Failing to File a Tax Return and that “Wascally” Little Word (not "Wabbit") Called Willfulness
Nary a day goes by that a client doesn’t ask me the question, “Why am I being charged criminally with failing to file my tax returns? Lots of people get behind on their taxes and fail to file their returns for a few years, but they are not prosecuted. Why me?”
- Home Sweet Home for International Tax Collection
Recently, I received a panicked call from a client being detained at a major metropolitan airport. The client, a nonresident U.S. taxpayer, owed money to the Internal Revenue Service. Upon investigation, I learned who was responsible for detaining him: none other than the IRS. Under what authority? A two-year-old program designed to target nonresident delinquent taxpayers who travel to and from the United States.
- Don’t Forget to Add the Salt When Cooking Up an IRS Voluntary Disclosure
New Jersey Notice of Federal Tax Change Requirements
- Section 6050I – A Weapon In The IRS’s Criminal Arsenal
Congress enacted section 6050I to attack and unearth the underground economy. As enforced, however, section 6050I has been used as a weapon in the IRS’s criminal arsenal.
- New Jersey Clamping Down on Tax Evasion Amongst Small Business Owners
The Internal Revenue Service takes great pleasure in auditing individuals who own their own small businesses. Why target these “moms and pops?” For the simple reason that they often deal in cash and keep two sets of books. Add in possible sales tax violations and before you know it auditors from the state revenue department have joined in the action.
- Rescued From the Brink of Insanity: Practical Advice for Making the Decision to Opt Out of the OVDI - Part II
Hypotheticals demonstrating when opting out is detrimental to the taxpayer.
- Rescued From the Brink of Insanity: Practical Advice for Making the Decision to Opt Out of the OVDI - Part I
Opting Out: The solution for the non-willful OVDI taxpayer? Hypotheticals demonstrating when opting out is in the best interests of the taxpayer.
- Don't Gamble With Gift Tax Returns
Beginning in 2011, the IRS started cracking down on taxpayers who did not file gift tax returns after making gifts that required reporting.