IRS Increasing Referrals to Criminal Investigation Unit

Don Fort, Chief of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) recently announced that efforts are underway to increase the number of criminal tax investigations conducted by CID. Speaking at the annual tax controversy fo...

IRS Announces Updated Disclosure Procedures

On November 29, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unveiled its updated Voluntary Disclosure Program, following the conclusion of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018.  The new procedures are effective for all...

Routine Traffic Stop Uncovers $1.8 Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

Richard Lara of Providence, Rhode Island appeared before the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island on December 4, 2014 to receive his sentence to federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of aggravated identity theft, theft of go...