Disbarment is the presumptive discipline for a lawyer who engages in tax evasion, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled.
The Internal Revenue Service has awarded a record $104 million to former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld for his role in exposing a $20 billion tax evasion scheme.
WASHINGTON – During oral arguments yesterday in a case raising the issue of whether filing a false tax return can lead to deportation, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to piece together what Congress intended to be an “aggravated felony.”
After a relatively minor tax mistake triggered a series of increasingly bitter and bizarre spats between a South Carolina pastor and the church he led for 18 years, a jury ultimately awarded him a six-figure verdict for his suffering.
An agreement by UBS AG, Switzerland’s largest bank, to reveal data on 4,450 accounts may lead to a larger crackdown on tax evasion by banks and lawyers, said U.S. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman.