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Tag: Criminal Tax Investigations & Prosecutions

Bloomberg Tax Quotes Megan Brackney On IRS Crackdown

Megan L. Brackney was quoted in a Bloomberg Tax article published May 20, 2024 titled “Wealthy Taxpayers Prep Years-Late Returns Ahead of IRS Crackdown.” Following a February 2024 announcement from the IRS that the agency would be pursuing wealthy taxpayers who failed to file their returns, a flurry of wealthy

Tax Notes Quotes Christopher Ferguson On Employee Retention Credits

Christopher M. Ferguson was quoted in a Tax Notes article titled “Employee Retention Credit Adviser Urges Court to Lift Moratorium,” on May 16th. The article discusses the potential implications of an injunction filed on May 14th with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona that could require the

Bloomberg Tax Quotes Andy Weiner On IRS Data Breach

Andy Weiner was quoted in a Bloomberg Tax article titled “Wealthy Taxpayers Alerted to Leaked Data Years After IRS Breach,” on April 24th. The article discusses IRS notices going out to taxpayers whose tax return information was compromised by Charles Littlejohn, sentenced to five years in prison for mishandling the return information

Staying On The Right Side Of The Law In Tax Collection Matters

By Megan L. Brackney and Vishan Chaudhary The CPA Journal January/February 2024, Featured Columns, Taxation In their article for The CPA Journal, Megan L. Brackney and Vishan Chaudhary outline an approach for tax advisors responding to clients who ask for advice or assistance on what might sound like evasion of

Kostelanetz News Brief: FinCEN Director Stresses Growing Financial Transparency Requirements

The Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Andrea Gacki, recently highlighted FinCEN’s initiatives to boost transparency in the U.S. financial system. Beneficial Ownership Information Registry: Director Gacki described FinCEN’s launch of the beneficial ownership information registry (/boi), where small businesses can report information about their beneficial owners, i.e.,