What if my accountant never asked me if I owned a foreign financial account?IRS VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FAQ
Posted in on April 3, 2014
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IRS and DOJ Criminal Investigations
The IRS Criminal Investigation Division and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Tax Division investigate and prosecute cases of suspected tax fraud and other financial, or “white collar,” crimes. The IRS Special Agents are experts at uncovering fraud. DOJ attorneys are skilled litigators with the resources of the United States government to support them and their investigations against U.S. taxpayers who have committed tax fraud and other violations of tax laws.
All of the below are FELONIES. Any of these actions can increase your exposure to severe civil penalties and the potential a criminal investigation or prosecution:
- Willfully filing an inaccurate tax return
- Willfully failing to report income
- Failing to file an FBAR
- Failing to file your Form 8938
- Tax Fraud
- Filing a frivolous tax return
- Gross under reporting of income
- Failure to pay taxes
- Willful evasion of taxes
Our Voluntary Offshore Disclosure Law Firm Can Help
If you suspect that you may have committed one of the above, either willfully or unknowingly, you should contact our experienced IRS disclosure lawyers immediately before the IRS or DOJ begins a criminal investigation! Thorn Law Group can help you to correct these errors and bring you into compliance.
Please contact offshore bank accounts attorney Kevin E. Thorn, Managing Partner of the Thorn Law Group at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 270-7273 to assess your civil and/or criminal exposure or click to see if we have an office close to you.