Florida Man Convicted for Unreported Foreign Account

If you own or have signature authority over a foreign account and put in the name of another entity in order to hide it from the IRS or avoid the FBAR disclosure requirements, you can count on a criminal prosecution if the IRS catches you. Wolfgang Roessel has been convicted of filing a false tax return, a… Continue reading Florida Man Convicted for Unreported Foreign Account

Jail Time for Failure to Remit Florida Sales Taxes

It’s no secret that Florida has stepped up its efforts to find and prosecute individuals who are responsible for collecting and remitting sales taxes to the Department of Revenue. Now, it seems that the state has intensified the step up. Taxpayers who are required to charge and collect Florida sales taxes in the State of Florida must remit those taxes to… Continue reading Jail Time for Failure to Remit Florida Sales Taxes

Florida Used Car Dealers Targeted for Sales Tax Fraud; Theft of State Funds

The state of Florida is targeting used car dealers for their failure to remit collected Florida sales taxes and bringing charges against their owners and officers for theft of state funds. In the last two years, we have represented over a dozen Florida used car dealers whose owners and officers are under criminal investigation for failing to… Continue reading Florida Used Car Dealers Targeted for Sales Tax Fraud; Theft of State Funds

Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipes

Actor Wesley Snipes went to jail for three years for failing to file his federal income tax returns. This should be a cautionary tale to any American or United States resident who has not filed his or her federal income tax returns for two years or more. Although the referral of a non-filing case to the IRS criminal investigation division used… Continue reading Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipes