The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employs thousands of specially trained special agents with the goal of uncovering tax fraud and tax evasion. These agents wield substantial power, as they can audit tax returns, subpoena your financial information and undertake all sorts of investigative measures. Depending on the seriousness of the allegations, individual or corporate taxpayers accused of fraud or evasion could face civil fines and even criminal penalties.
Depending on the circumstances involved, it may be possible to effectively address the criminal issues with the Department of Justice Tax Division in Washington, D.C., and convince its prosecutors that there isn’t enough evidence to successfully prosecute an indictment. In order to support your defense, Dan in Dallas, TX will work with former IRS special agents, former FBI agents and other investigators as necessary. This investigation could turn up any number of reasons why an indictment is not warranted. Even if the government indicts you, Mr. Guthrie is a strong trial attorney ready to present a strong case on your behalf.
If you are under suspicion of Tax Evasion or Tax Fraud in Dallas, TX and nationwide, call 214-953-1000 or complete the firm’s online contact form to schedule a consultation.
Retaining Legal Counsel Early is Critical
It is critical to retain legal counsel early in an investigation, as an experienced lawyer will have the ability to effectively address certain legal strategic considerations. A key consideration is determining the client’s level of cooperation with government authorities. Mr. Guthrie in Dallas. TX makes sure his clients cooperate with an investigation without incriminating themselves.
In order to avoid or minimize these serious consequences, it is absolutely vital to have an experienced lawyer on your side. Your lawyer must have a full understanding of the limits of the IRS’s powers and how to put forward the strongest possible defense against a criminal charge.
Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., in Dallas, TX is a former federal prosecutor trained by the Department of Justice and the IRS. His prior experience, as well as his experience as a criminal defense attorney, is simply invaluable to his clients. He understands how the government builds cases, and he understands how to aggressively and effectively defend these cases. His record of success, both in preventing indictments and in trial, is recognized across the United States.