The Criminal Investigation Division (CID) of the IRS works with startling efficiency in investigating and pursuing taxpayers who commit federal tax crimes:
- The IRS Criminal Investigation Division has almost as many agents as investigations, which results in you being assigned your own personal agent who is devoted solely to your criminal investigation.
- The IRS published statistics that reveal that approximately 80% of criminal tax investigations result in an indictment.
- Over 90% of the indictments against taxpayers result in a conviction.
- Out of 1,666 criminal investigations recommended for indictment in the fiscal year 2015, 1,664 were sentenced.
It's not hopeless, since of the CID investigations initiated in 2015; almost 25% did not get recommended for prosecution! This means that you must work quickly and precisely to keep criminal matters from turning the corner.
The Attorneys at TaxAid.com can help you with the following:
- Assessing the situation quickly with a complete review of the facts.
- Quickly contact with the IRS, either the Criminal Investigation Division directly or the IRS civil investigator who is trying to turn your case criminal
- Interview the agent in charge of the investigation to find out what they know , where they are headed, and work to steer the matter quickly in a positive direction.
Tax Evasion & Tax Fraud Crimes
The difference between Tax avoidance and Tax evasion is that avoidance is legal. However, tax evasion or tax fraud is illegal and can be punishable by large tax penalty and/or prison time. For over 30 years, Marini & Associates P.A. has been providing Florida with first-rate legal services for taxpayers worldwide. Our Knowledgeable attorneys understand the complex distinction between Tax avoidance, or mitigation, and Tax Fraud. Don't face the IRS ALONE!!!!
Tax Avoidance Vs. Evasion
Deliberate misrepresentation of financial status by overstating deductions, understating income, or omitting sources of income is tax evasion and subject penalties and prosecution by the IRS. Other types of criminal tax evasion may include:
- Tax Shelters
- Misrepresenting Country of Residence
- Overstating Expenses
Tax mitigation or avoidance is more in the context of Tax Planning. Examples include:
- Contributions to an Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
- Structuring business transactions to take most advantageous tax rate
- Forecasting Income and Expenses
Numerous taxpayers seek our firm after discovering an error(s) on their tax returns or after receiving a notice from the IRS. We can help assess your options and determine the optimal solution for your Tax matter.
Call Marini & Associates Offices at (305) 374-4424 in Miami or toll free at (888) 882 9243 to schedule a consultation with our highly experienced tax lawyer. You may also contact us online.