Have You Been Accused Of Evading Your Taxes?
The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC, defends all types of criminal cases including fraud and tax evasion. If the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has informed you that they intend to investigate your personal or business financial dealings, or if charges have been filed against you for any other white collar crime, contact a Plano criminal attorney for legal guidance and information about your options. Criminal charges can damage every area of your life, including your reputation, job, relationships, and finances. A conviction can also mean heavy fines and incarceration in federal prison. Tax evasion is a serious crime, and the government can act swiftly. Our firm has successfully represented clients in all types of federal crimes, including tax evasion.
Investigations By The IRS
The branch of the IRS that investigates possible violations of the Internal Revenue Service Code is the Criminal Investigations (CI) unit. During an investigation, CI agents gather information by means of cooperation with the taxpayer or by summons. Agents look for false tax returns or unfiled tax returns, claims of false deductions, hidden income, misreported income, over-reported expenses, misclassified property, and more. The penalties for a tax evasion conviction can include the following:
- Up to 5 years imprisonment and/or
- Up to $250,000 fine for an individuals and $500,000 for a corporation
Penalties may vary depending on the severity of the crime. It is vital to have legal representation to understand what course of action you should take to resolve the situation. Our firm is knowledgeable in the area of fraud and tax evasion. We also know the limits of what IRS agents can and cannot do.
Contact Our Firm For The Help You Need
An insightful criminal defense attorney by your side during the investigation process can make a difference in the outcome. Make an appointment today for a consultation to address your case. If you are in trouble with the IRS for suspected tax evasion, contact a Plano tax evasion defense lawyer for representation from a professional defense attorney.