The Internal Revenue Service obtained 12 percent more tax convictions in 2012 than it did in 2011, according to an annual report on the agency’s criminal investigation operations.
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.