Employment Tax Fraud: Some Samples

The following examples of employment tax fraud investigations are excerpts from public record documents on file in the court records in the judicial district in which the cases were prosecuted. Funny thing, though: as a tax attorney in California, only two of approximately twenty cases occurred in California despite its size and the number of businesses operating here.

Three People Sentenced in Tax and Insurance Fraud Scheme
Owner of Farm Labor Contracting Business Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison
Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion and Filing False Employment Tax Returns
Pennsylvania Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
Oregon Woman to Serve 30 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion
Nursing Home Owner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Failing to Pay Millions in Payroll Taxes
Chief Executive Officer of Company Sentenced for Failure to Pay Over Employment Taxes
Local Businesswoman Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison; Fined $1.2 Million for Tax Fraud
Owner of Altus Financial Sentenced to Federal Prison for Failing to Collect and Pay Employment Taxes
Ohio Attorney Sentenced for Tax Crimes
Landscaper Sentenced on Employment Tax Fraud Charges
Payroll Service Sentenced for Employment Tax Fraud
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If you believe you have a tax problem or simply want answers to your tax questions, call Mitchell A. Port at 310.559.5259.