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...

IRS Too Slow in Tax Fraud Complaint Processing

According to a report published on September 4th by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the Internal Revenue Service is processing citizen complaints of tax fraud by tax preparers slowly and inefficiently. In 2013, about 77...

The IRS Officer is the Criminal?

It seems as if former IRS employee Missy Sledge tried to pull the wool over the eyes of her former employer. Sledge, who was responsible for conducting due diligence on “suspicious” looking tax returns, was arrested at her desk in Atlanta, Georgia on...