Death and taxes are the only two unavoidable certainties in life, and taxes just might be the least pleasant of the two. In this section, lawyers will list things you should know to improve your tax situation.
Recent FindLaw Taxes Articles
- FBAR and 8938: Varied tax disclosure requirements for foreign accounts
Provided by: The Law Offices of Scott Kauffman
United States persons need to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Account or FBAR form for overseas accounts valued at $10,000 or more during a tax year. Read More »
- Criminal tax investigations increase even as CI unit loses staff
Provided by: Brown, PC
The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigations unit recently released a report that showed criminal tax investigations had increased overall in the last fiscal year. Highlights included the threefold increase in indentity-theft cases and a small decrease in the number of offshore account investigations. Read More »
- Michigan woman imprisoned for income tax evasion
Provided by: Law Offices of Angelique M. Neal, PLC
According to a press release posted March 26, 2013 on the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan’s website, a Michigan woman was sentenced to one year in prison for tax evasion and ordered to pay nearly $1,000,000 in restitution. Read More »
- Tax forms and deadlines for reporting foreign financial assets
Provided by: Robert J. Fedor, Esq., L.L.C.
If you have a foreign financial account, make sure you know whether you must file a FBAR by June 30 and/or Form 8938 with your tax return. Read More »
- Offshore tax compliance issues affecting more in the US
Provided by: Law Office of Williams & Associates, P.C.
The U.S. federal government has focused great attention on stopping U.S. taxpayers from using offshore accounts as a way to avoid taxes. Many taxpayers are finding themselves subject to investigation. Read More »