Who investigates tax crimes and how are tax crimes prosecuted?
Considered the “World’s Finest Financial Investigators”, the IRS-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) has sole jurisdiction in tax crimes and boasts a greater than 90% conviction rate. This agency was responsible for Al Capone going to federal prison and 90 years later they continue to investigate tax crimes such as tax evasion, filing false tax returns, and unpaid employment taxes.
The course discusses how IRS-CI finds tax cases to prosecute, what happens during the course of the investigation, what techniques are used to prove tax crimes, what federal criminal statutes are commonly used, how IRS-CI evaluates an investigation, and the expected consequences of a successful prosecution.
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Practitioners who are interested in how federal tax crimes are discovered and how the story unfolds for defendants who are allegedly committing tax violations.