On December 6, KPMG's Tax Governance Institute will host a webcast featuring insight and perspective from key Washington insiders on what may result from negotiations on the "fiscal cliff" and business tax reform.
Today's tax crime cases include that of a woman who's headed to prison for close to two years for filing at least seventy-six fraudulent income tax returns, falsely claiming refunds of approximately $533,434.
Multimillion-dollar contracts are nothing unusual in major league baseball, and neither is trading. But the problem for five recently traded Marlins is that their remaining contracts will be paid out subject to much higher taxes.
"Bloomberg" news reports that based on their calculations, tax deductions for sports ticket owners cost the rest of us more than $105 million a year in tax revenue that the Treasury can't get its hands on. Yet.
In mid-November, nine people were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of tax fraud conspiracy and identity theft. The defendants include four former athletes from USD and one current member of its football team.
Today's tax crime news includes a case against a Virginia tax fraud promoter whose customers allegedly filed more than $67 million in false refund claims, and a New York tax preparer charged in a scheme involving $7 million in fraudulent deductions.
Business leaders are coming to the realization that if they want to see meaningful US corporate tax reform, they will need to give up some tax preferences in exchange for a lower statutory corporate tax rate, according to a survey by KPMG LLP.
A new wife, a new baby on the way, a multimillion-dollar house in escrow, and reports of back tax bills totaling more than $2.6 million. That's how rapper/producer Swizz Beatz has made news as the year draws close to the end.
According to a new report from the TIGTA, the IRS processed most tax returns on a timely basis during the last tax season, but challenges included problems with tax credits and more fraud attempts than the previous year.
Employers can claim a Work Opportunity Tax Credit by hiring veterans who start work before January 1, 2013, but they must file Form 8850 within twenty-eight days after the qualified veteran begins work.
Today’s Crime Watch includes coverage of a Barbados national sentenced to 114 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of just under $1.7 million for devising and executing a stolen identity federal income tax refund fraud scheme.
The power still may be out for hundreds of thousands of residents in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy, but at least the IRS is giving business people around the country another opportunity to help victims out.
With Congress still split along partisan lines following the election, it's uncertain whether the President will be able to marshal the bipartisan spirit needed to address two of the most pressing economic issues.
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