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The Federal Sentencing Guidelines Treat All Tax Crimes the Same.

The recommended sentence under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for one or more tax violations is largely determined by the calculated tax loss. State taxes may be included in the calculation. Cash expenditures, under certain circumstances, may be excluded from the calculation. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines do not make a distinction between felony tax violations and misdemeanor tax violations. As a result, a taxpayer found not guilty of the felony counts but guilty of the misdemeanor counts may serve the same amount of time as if convicted for a felony. This occurs when the Court orders that the misdemeanor sentences be served consecutively instead of concurrently.

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Government Failed to Prove Income Tax Evasion When it Failed to Present Evidence of Concealment

In case charging wire fraud, tax evasion, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering, the Government established that Defendant committed a fraudulent scheme to acquire money but, did not present evidence that proved that the Defendant attempted to conceal the funds to evade taxes. Further, to prove charges of wire fraud, proof of use of the internet alone is insufficient to establish that information was sent across state lines and, to prove aggravated identity theft, the Government must prove the Defendant knew the victim was a real person.

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During a Criminal Tax Investigation it is Important to Decline All Requests for an Interview.

If you learn that you may be the target or subject of an IRS criminal tax investigation it is imperative that you not answer any questions and retain a lawyer with extensive criminal tax trial experience.

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Do You Know the Proper Method to Introduce Evidence of a Zero Tax Loss in a 7206 Case

Evidence of zero tax loss may be excluded in a tax case charging the taxpayer with willfully filing fraudulent tax returns pursuant to 26 U.S.C. Section 7206.

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Finding the Right Tax Lawyer

If you learn that you are the target or subject of a federal investigation for possible tax violations and/or related economic crimes, what is the best way to select the best tax lawyer to represent you?

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