Legal Counsel For Tax Fraud Tax Evasion And Tax Preparer Fraud
The IRS employs thousands of specially trained special agents to uncover 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. As the IRS continues intense scrutiny of tax preparers across Texas and the rest of the United States, you may find yourself in the crosshairs of an investigation. Depending on the seriousness of the allegations, individual or corporate taxpayers accused of fraud or evasion could face civil fines and even criminal penalties.
A skilled attorney can effectively address the criminal issues with the DOJ’s Tax Division, convincing prosecutors that there isn’t enough evidence to prosecute an indictment successfully. To support your defense, the Law Offices of Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., will work with former IRS special agents, former FBI agents and other investigators as necessary. This investigation could turn up any reasons why an indictment is not warranted. Even if the government indicts you, the Law Offices of Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., is a seasoned trial attorney ready to present a strong case on your behalf.
Avoiding Indictment By The IRS Is Possible
IRS carefully scrutinizes tax preparers, and if it has reason to believe a tax preparer is creating a false or misleading return, it will act swiftly. In certain instances, the IRS may claim that the taxpayer and tax preparer are colluding to commit fraud. Even if you didn’t commit fraud, a conversation with IRS agents can quickly go south and they may use your statements to make a criminal indictment against you. However, working with skilled legal counsel can help you reduce the risk of incriminating yourself and giving agents reason to believe they should indict you.
Seek Legal Support Sooner Rather Than Later
Retaining legal counsel early in an investigation is critical, as a mere investigation can taint a person’s career and professional reputation. Individuals and businesses facing criminal tax issues have placed their trust in the Law Offices of Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., for decades. A seasoned criminal defense attorney like Mr. Guthrie can help you feel confident as you move through a bureaucratic and at times frightening investigation process.