Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ending an IRS Criminal Investigation

Normally, the IRS does not do us the courtesy of sending a letter to say that a witch hunt has been called off.  But this time the IRS did the right thing.  See below.  So, my client consented to this being posted with his information redacted.  He is a good and innocent man who deserves to get on with his life without the stigma of a criminal investigation hanging over his head. I was honored to have represented him. Continue reading

IRS and Prison Sentences: The High Cost of Low Returns

The IRS says that the goal of a criminal IRS investigation is to get convictions or guilty pleas.[1]  That means prison time.  I’ve often wondered how much in tax dollars we taxpayers are probably paying to send tax offenders to jail.  So I did something that’s common in a tax matter—a little math. Continue reading