Tax Law Violations


About Dan C. Guthrie, Jr.

Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., has focused his practice of the defense of white collar criminal matters for more than 30 years. He is a former state and federal prosecutor and headed the White Collar Practice section at one of the largest law firms in Texas.

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Dan C. Guthrie, Jr. in the media

After years of keeping a relatively low profile, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has significantly enhanced its efforts for investigating and pursuing alleged tax violations. As a result, increasing numbers of individual and corporate taxpayers find themselves embroiled in tax controversies. One thing is certain: if IRS special agents want to speak to you, the IRS is trying to build a criminal case. Discussing your situation with the IRS without an attorney present can only lead to criminal exposure and substantial legal problems. Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., in Dallas, TX advises and represents individuals and businesses throughout the United States against all types of tax-related investigations and accusations, including:

How to Protect Yourself from the IRS

With the current aggressive enforcement of the criminal tax laws by the IRS, it is important to be aware of your rights if special agents from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division (CID) show up. First, it is important to fully realize the obvious: these agents are... read more

IRS Criminal Prosecutions

After years of little activity, the IRS in Dallas, TX and nationwide is again aggressively pursuing cases for tax evasion, false and fraudulent tax returns, the failure to declare offshore bank accounts, the use of sham offshore trusts and failure to file tax returns.... read more

IRS Investigations

In the last few years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has dramatically increased enforcement actions and prosecutions related to false and fraudulent tax returns, offshore bank accounts, corporate accounting and revenue recognition matters. Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., in... read more

Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion

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... read more

Tax Preparer Fraud

In recent years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has dramatically increased its efforts to investigate possible fraud by tax preparers in Dallas, TX and nationwide. The IRS has hired more than 1,000 agents with the goal of investigating tax preparers. Consequently,... read more

What To Do If The IRS Wants To Talk

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employs over 3,000 special agents dedicated to uncovering and investigating tax fraud. These agents have at their disposal a number of computer, accounting, surveillance and investigative resources. They have the power to issue... read more

Before Speaking to the IRS, You Need to Speak to a Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX and nationwide.

Discussing your situation with the IRS without an attorney present can only lead to criminal exposure and substantial legal problems. Whatever the allegation, Dan in Dallas, TX is prepared to take all steps necessary to protect you against the IRS. His primary objective is to convince the IRS that a tax controversy should be handled as a civil matter and to prevent an indictment. Aside from preventing indictment, his job is to manage any publicity stemming from the investigation and discreetly defend his clients to minimize the risk of professional or personal damage.

Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., in Dallas, TX has earned numerous honors reflecting his skill and dedication. For instance, he has been AV Preeminent rated* by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers in 2013 and 2014. If your case must go to trial, he will be fully prepared to aggressively protect your rights.

*AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Defending Clients Against Tax Law Violation Charges in Dallas, Texas, and Nationwide