Legal Analyst Steve Moskowitz Keeps News on Barry Bonds In Perspective

Other Posts in this Series Courts Determine Public Access in Bonds Case Legal Analyst Steve Moskowitz Will Report on the Bonds Trial Opening Statements Given at Barry Bonds Trial The Barry Bonds Trial, A Recap of Week Two The Barry Bonds Trial, Before the Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberations The...

History of the Internal Revenue Service’s Voluntary Disclosure Program

This is a two-part blog post on the evolution of IRS voluntary disclosure programs.  The first post traces these programs from their inception through the 1990's.  The second post discusses the programs beginning in 2000 and carrying through to the present day. Overview Since the Justice Department sued UBS in...

White Collar Crime, Structuring

Federal law requires business and financial institutions to report currency transactions in excess of $10,000 in a single or “related” transaction within a twelve-month period. Businesses must file an IRS form 8300 and financial institutions must file a currency transaction report. Even though making a deposit or withdrawal greater than...

Wesley Snipes to serve three years in federal prison for not filing tax returns

Owing taxes is not a crime, but his willfully not filing a tax return is San Francisco, CA - It is not a crime to owe money to the IRS. If Wesley Snipes had filed his tax returns but couldn't pay he would not be going prison. Willfully not filing is where...