Ex-IRS Agent Defrauded Clients then Hired Hit Man to Kill Them

“Ex-IRS agent sentenced to prison in murder-for-hire plot A former IRS agent who opened a tax preparation business was sentenced Friday to nearly 24 years in prison for defrauding clients out of more than $11…

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Florida Doctor Convicted of Federal Tax Crimes

The United States Department of Justice reports that Dr. Patricia Lynn Hough, of Englewood, Fla., was convicted by a jury in Fort Myers, Fla., of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by concealing millions…

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IRS Paid Illegal Immigrants $4.2 Billion in Fraudulent Child Care Credits

Paul Caron reports that the rumor that illegal immigrants received $4.2 billion in fraudulent Child Care tax credit payments from the IRS is true: Following up on last week’s post, Illegal Immigrants’ Child Tax Credit…

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Death (by Suicide) and Taxes

Tony Nitti of Double Taxation has an interesting story about the tax evasion of a woman who sold suicide kits: [W]hile a 92-year old retired school teacher would never be confused with a legendary criminal of Capone’s…

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Shocker: Tax Preparation Outfit Named “Mo’ Money Taxes” isn’t Legit

James Maule tells the story of a tax preparation company called Mo’ Money Taxes: One of my readers alerted me to a story of which I had been unaware. It involves a tax return preparation…

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