As you probably know, the tax code in the United States is extremely complex. In addition to all the IRS rules, you can't overlook the importance of staying on track in regards to your state and local taxes.
If there comes a time when you want to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must first do a few things.
Pretrial conferences put a lot of pressure on criminal defendants to plead guilty. They're often the last formal negotiations between the prosecution and the defense. If your defense attorney can't convince the prosecutor to drop the case or at least lower the charges to something more reasonable, you know you're heading to trial—which is an unpleasant feeling for anyone. If that isn't bad enough, the prosecution may make its best offer to date, just to press you a little harder into a plea deal.
According to recent news reports, a 47-year-old used car salesman was charged with bringing in approximately $2 million from Russian citizens who were tricked into buying a vehicle from his dealership.
When it comes to white collar crimes, such as money laundering, most people think they will never be caught. Taking this one step further, since they aren't committing a violent crime, these people often believe that the punishment is minor.
If you aren't familiar with the crime of bribery, it's possible that you could get involved in a situation that lands you in hot water with the law.
According to authorities, a Beachwood woman posed as other people, none of whom ever worked for her company, as a way to collect more than $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.
According to recent reports, a woman was indicted by a federal grand jury for taking part in a student visa pay-to-stay scam.
When it comes to paying taxes, there is no gray area. You need to do what is required of you, unless you want to risk major consequences with the IRS and other taxing authorities.
The owners of the Smiles II strip club in Roxbury, New Jersey, have been arrested along with others on charges of money laundering and racketeering. The owners also face charges for failure to file a tax return and misconduct by a corporate official.