Archive | November, 2015

Former SAG pension plan executive pleads guilty to tax charge

November 24, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Tax Evasion,Unreported Income   |   0 Comments

By Richard Verrier, LATimes.com A former chief information officer of the Screen Actors Guild’s Producers Pension and Health Plans has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Nader Karimi, 51, of Los Angeles pleaded guilty Thursday to one felony count of filing a false tax return. The U.S. attorney’s office said Karimi failed to […]

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Alaska Plastic Surgeon Convicted of Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion

November 15, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Tax Evasion,Unreported Income   |   0 Comments

The doctor faces a maximum sentence of 95 years in prison and a fine of up to $1.75 million. From Justice.gov An Alaskan plastic surgeon was convicted today of four counts of wire fraud and three counts of tax evasion by a federal jury sitting in Anchorage, Alaska, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. […]

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The IRS & Offshore Tax Evasion: Athletes, Celebrities and Investors

November 10, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   International Tax Planning,Tax Evasion,Unreported Income   |   0 Comments

On October 22, 2015 The Wolfe Law Group hosted their annual event, at the Peninsula Hotel, Beverly Hills. This year’s event topic was The IRS & Offshore Tax Evasion: Athletes, Celebrities and Investors. A wine tasting preceded the seminar with wines supplied by double gold award winning winery, Pomar Junction, San Luis Obispo. Speakers at […]

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Celebrity Tax Issues

November 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Tax Evasion,Unreported Income   |   0 Comments

The following are recent IRS issues involving athletes and celebrities: 1. IRS Taps Melissa Gilbert for $360,000 in Unpaid Taxes The star best known for her role as Laura Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie owes more than $360,000 in back taxes, according to the IRS. 2. Macy Gray Owes $268K in Back Taxes to IRS Celebrity R & B […]

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IRS Employees and Criminal Conduct

November 03, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   IRS Tax Audits   |   0 Comments

IRS employees face criminal conduct issues if they violate taxpayer civil rights. An IRS employee who deliberately targets an applicant or group of applicants (for classification as a tax-exempt entity) for scrutiny, delay, denial or other adverse treatment because of their viewpoint may be criminally liable for intentional discrimination. Intentional viewpoint discrimination may violate civil […]

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