Washington D.C. Tax Law Blog

FBAR Case Nets $22M For IRS; Possible Jail For Heiress

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on January 16, 2013.

Now is clearly not the time to be playing coy with Washington. As we’ve noted for a while now, the Internal Revenue Service is stepping up its tax evasion enforcement game against Americans in the District of Columbia area and the rest of the country who they suspect of having undeclared caches of cash in […]

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Ireland On Board With IRS FATCA Enforcement Efforts

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on January 10, 2013.

When businesses find themselves in tight financial spots, they often look for new streams of revenue. Washington does the same thing, though its main revenue stream — taxing — remains key. Right now, the nation is slowly emerging from what some have called the Great Recession. That’s put added pressures on the treasury and the […]

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Add Tax Controversies To Lohan Troubles Legacy

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on December 27, 2012.

Barely a week goes by without Lindsay Lohan making news. It would be one thing if sometimes the news was good, but that doesn’t seem to be in the stars for the actress. Washington, D.C.-area readers may have heard that Lohan’s latest concerns include struggles to pay off tax debts the Internal Revenue Service says […]

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Dealing In Cash Can Pose Problems For Employers, Employees

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on December 19, 2012.

Many working Americans would agree that there is nothing better than cold, hard cash. For businesses owners who choose to pay employees in cash, however, there can be tax problems related to dealing in cash. Likewise, being paid in cash can also result in unmet tax obligations for employees that can land them in hot […]

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Diocese Accountant Faces Tax Evasion Charges

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on December 14, 2012.

The minute the Internal Revenue Service begins to take an undue interest in a person’s financial matters, it is time to consult with an attorney experienced in any and all the aspects of tax law. The potential for severe penalties in the event of a trial and conviction are such that anyone in the Washington, […]

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Maryland County Councilman Seeks Job Back After Tax Crime Time

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on December 7, 2012.

There’s a song that offers up the line, “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” This can be a dilemma that many who face criminal tax charges in the Washington, D.C., area may face if they’re convicted. It can become especially obvious if a person has […]

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Nonprofit Web Browser Foundation Out From Under IRS Audit

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on November 30, 2012.

There’s a reason why the notion of an Internal Revenue Service audit tends to send shivers up the spine. They can be horrendous to undergo. It doesn’t matter if you happen to live in the Washington, D.C., area or are on the other side of the country. Besides the emotional stress that can be generated, […]

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OJ Simpson Adds Tax Controversies To His List Of Financial Troubles

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on November 23, 2012.

Some people in the Washington, DC, area probably breathe a sigh of relief after the statute of limitations passes for past tax liability. However, taxpayers must also realize when filing a return — or failing to file a return for that matter — that they are not necessarily off the hook for an audit. In […]

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Penalties for Tax Evasion Too Harsh for Marylanders to Ignore

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on November 16, 2012.

Government doesn’t run on fumes. Taxes are the lifeblood of government operations and officials in Maryland and at the federal level will go to great lengths to collect all the funds they may argue they are due. Those who are being audited by the Internal Revenue Service or face investigation for alleged tax evasion should […]

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