The 2019 IRS “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams #5 and #6: Inflating Tax Refunds and Falsifying Income

Other Posts in this Series #1: The Dangers of Phishing #2: Phone Scams Getting More Sophisticated #4: Tax Preparer Fraud – The Ultimate Deception #7: Overstating Deductions #8: Fake Charities #9: Improper Claims for Business Credits #10: Failure to Report Offshore Funds #11: Frivolous Tax Arguments #12: Abusive Tax Shelters,...

U.S. Department of Justice Announces New Policies for Prosecution of Corporations, Focusing on Individual Wrongdoers

Justice Department announces new policies for prosecuting individuals who are responsible for corporate wrongdoing. This past November, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced that the Department of Justice has enacted changes to its policies and procedures regarding the prosecution of corporate financial fraud and other misconduct. Corporate fraud: the...