January 29, 2015

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Is This Week! Hooray?

Tax Identity Theft Awareness week, so designated by the FTC, ends on January 30, 2015. As anyone acquainted with me knows, I was the Stolen Identity […]
January 28, 2015

Attorney Found Guilty of Tax Fraud

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division won a conviction against a New York attorney for failing to report income on his 2007, 2008 and […]
January 28, 2015

Paying for College is Hard, But Doing Time is Harder: College Kids Arrested for Tax Refund ID Fraud

In November, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida  issued an interesting press release detailing the arrest of 17 people, including 14 students […]
January 28, 2015

Letter 5105 Being Sent to Select Return Preparers in January – How Can You Respond?

As a tax controversy attorney, although I don’t prepare returns myself, I try and stay in touch with issues affecting return preparers, CPAs, and enrolled agents. […]