Tax evasion refers to the crimes related to mandatory tax payments to the federal government. Each citizen is required to pay a certain amount in taxes depending on their earnings, their dependents, and several other factors. If someone avoids paying those taxes altogether, or if they underpay, they could face serious repercussions as a result.
Common forms of tax evasion include:
Were you recently charged with tax evasion or fraud? The IRS is notoriously harsh when it comes to detecting tax fraud and evasion issues, and while they may treat some findings with harsh fines and other minor slaps on the wrist, more serious cases of tax evasion may lead the IRS to seek legal action.
If you are facing white collar criminal charges for any of the tax matters listed above, our team is prepared to help. We can use our legal experience to evaluate the details of your case and determine the best course of action going forward. We understand what you’re up against and we know what is at stake. Our team is committed to the success of each case we work, and if you choose to work with our attorney, you can rest easy knowing your case is in the hands of an award-winning legal advocate.
Tax evasion comes with up to 5 years of imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $100k for individuals or $500k for corporations per offense. Additionally, it is important to note that with each offense of tax evasion will incur interest along with any penalties.
As with most criminal offense the penalties largely depend on the severity of the crime that you are convicted of which may come with penalty enhancements, probation, etc. To protect your future, we encourage you to get in contact with Attorney Martin G. Weinberg today. Our goal is to see all charges dismissed, but if we cannot do so, we will aim to have your charges diminished so that you can put this business behind you with minimal losses and start fresh as you move forward.
If you discover that the IRS has imposed a civil tax fraud penalty or has filed criminal charges against you for tax evasion, you need to seek legal help immediately. An aggressive legal defense can make all the difference when your future and your legal freedoms are at stake.
Since 1997, Attorney Martin G. Weinberg has used his legal knowledge and experience to help individuals facing a wide variety of criminal charges. He firmly believes that everyone has a right to fair and zealous representation, which is why he works diligently to create personalized legal strategies for each case he handles. During his many years in practice, our founding attorney has earned several prestigious awards and recognitions from notable organizations like Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
When you work with our team at Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law, you can be confident in our team’s ability to provide you with legal defense you need and deserve. We aren’t afraid to back down from a challenge, and our attorney has ample experience defending clients in and out of court. He can help you fight for a fair settlement, or take your case to trial, if necessary. If you were recently charged with tax evasion in Boston, you can’t afford not to call our firm.
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