If you are being investigated or fear you may be charged with tax fraud or tax crimes these resources can give you the information and advice you need.
The Criminal Investigation Process in Tax Crimes Cases

The Criminal Investigation Process in Tax Crimes Cases

Criminal tax cases are primarily handled by special agents of the Criminal Investigation (CI) function of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the fraud referral and related divisions of the civil IRS divisions, the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Attorney offices. Criminal tax cases are then referred for prosecution by the IRS to the Department of Justice Criminal Enforcement Section (CES).

Mistake or Ignorance of Law a Valid Defense for Tax Crimes

Is Mistake or Ignorance of Law a Valid Defense for Tax Crimes?

If you are being investigated for a criminal tax offense, you might wonder what defenses you can assert to avoid prosecution or severe penalties. The defense you assert must be specifically tailored to the criminal charge being brought against you. Because the IRS must prove each element of your crime beyond a reasonable doubt, your goal in coming up with a winning defense should be to negate at least one of the elements of the offense.

Professional Advice a Valid Defense to a Tax Crime Offense

Is Professional Advice a Valid Defense to a Tax Crime Offense?

If you are being investigated for a criminal tax offense, you might wonder what tax crime defense strategies you can assert to avoid prosecution or severe penalties. The defense you assert must be specifically tailored to the criminal charge being brought against you. Because the IRS must prove each element of your crime beyond a reasonable doubt, your goal in coming up with a winning defense should be to negate at least one of the elements of the offense.

Prosecuted for Perjury or False Statements in Your Tax Returns?

Can You be Prosecuted for Perjury or False Statements in Your Tax Returns?

Yes, the Internal Revenue Code has its very own perjury and false statements statute. This crime is separate from the tax evasion statute, and different elements must be present for the taxpayer to be charged with perjury and false statements. Under the perjury and false statements statute, there are several different types of conduct which may form the basis for tax fraud penalties and prosecution.

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