Posts Tagged ‘tax schemes’

Tax Relief Weekly News Round Up

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Happy Friday! Here’s a look at the top tax relief stories of the week:
Tax Scams, Tax Schemes and Identity Theft

New tax scams are appearing all the time these days – this week was no exception. The latest IRS announcement warns consumers NOT to fall for phony IRS websites including a new one that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page and looks official. The tipoff: This email asks for personal
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Beware of More IRS Tax Scam Emails

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Tax scams and identity theft have wreaked havoc on both ordinary citizens and the IRS. As a result, taxpayers are advised to stay alert to prevent tax problems brought on by such scams by not giving out personal information online.  Earlier this month, I wrote a blog post about a Better Business Bureau tax scam warning aimed at electronic filers. While thieves are becoming more adept at making correspondence look
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New Jersey Doctor Charged with Tax Evasion

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

A Trenton, N.J., doctor was indicted on charges of tax evasion for not claiming and paying taxes owed on income he gained through an alleged kickback scheme with a laboratory, a capitation agreement with a health insurer and a loan agreement with a hospital.
The two-count federal indictment charges Demetrios Perdikis, 40, of Newtown, Penn., with attempting to evade federal income taxes due on income totaling $168,276 for tax years 2002
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Tennessee Man Convicted of Tax Evasion

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Michael R. Aldridge, 42, of Memphis, was convicted of one count of tax evasion the tax years 1991 to 1997.
Evidence presented during the eight-day trial revealed that Aldridge owed more than $261,000 in taxes. Evidence also showed that Aldridge signed and submitted false Forms 433-A and 433-B with two Offers in Compromise to the IRS and made false statements and submitted false documents during the negotiation of these Offers in
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Sentence Imposed on Individual for Aiding and Assisting Preparation of Fraudulent Returns

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Victims of dishonest tax return preparers can end up in a world of tax trouble – it’s no wonder return preparer fraud made this year’s IRS Dirty Dozen list of common scams taxpayers should avoid.  The promise of large refunds may be all too tempting in this challenging economy – but taxpayers should still choose their tax preparer wisely.
With IRS enforcement on the rise, struggling taxpayers do not want to
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