#IRS

  • The IRS wants to know….Are you a bitcoin user or investor ???

    Last year was a momentous one for bitcoin. The cryptocurrency began the year at just under $1,000 and finished at just over $14,000, posting a whopping one-year gain of nearly 1,400 percent. I can’t say if bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as litecoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash and ripple make for good investments. Nor can I tell...
  • Man posing as IRS agent scammed victims out of millions!

    By posing as tax officials, three Georgia men took part in a scheme that cheated thousands of people across the U.S. out of more than $3.5 million, federal officials allege. Dunwoody residents Moin Gohil, 22, and Nakul Chetiwal, 27, and Tucker resident Parvez Jiwani, 39, are accused of using...
  • Multi-Platinum Rapper pleads guilty to tax evasion

    Just when things were looking up for DMX, the multi-platinum rapper got dealt some bad news. After recently landing his own reality series and delighting fans with the release of his “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” cover, X was in court on Thursday (November 30) to plead guilty to tax evasion charges. He...
  • 400 groups claiming discrimination by IRS lawsuits have been settled

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department is settling class action lawsuits brought by more than 400 conservative groups who said they were “improperly” delayed when seeking tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. “The IRS’ use… of heightened scrutiny was wrong and should never have occurred,” Sessions...
  • Attorney sentenced to prison for defrauding NFL Players

    A former Chicago attorney has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for orchestrating a tax fraud scheme that impacted the finances of several National Football League players. During a hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber said Gary Stern’s scheme not only defrauded the IRS out of millions...
  • Trump wants the atheist group suit over with

    The Trump administration wants to nix a legal challenge to a presidential order easing enforcement of an IRS rule that limited religious organizations’ political activity. The Justice Department on Tuesday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in May by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. The Freedom From...
  • Wow!!! Mary J. Blige allegedly owes the IRS $6.5 million in unpaid taxes

    Mary J. Blige and her ongoing and very public split from husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs sparked a nasty battle over the estranged pair’s financial obligation to one another. In the midst of their legal separation proceedings, it has come forth that the R&B icon owes $6.5 million in back taxes to the federal...
  • Couple pleads guilty to tax charges over use of church mission accounts!

    A Concord couple accused of using two church missions to hide hundreds of thousands of dollars in business income from the IRS pleaded guilty to federal tax crimes Wednesday. Barry Edwards, 53, and Joanne Edwards, 50, entered the pleas in U.S. District Court in Lynchburg. Each faces up to...
  • Rapper DMX ordered to wear ankle bracelet

    Rapper DMX, accused of cheating the IRS out of $1.7 million in taxes, was ordered to wear an ankle bracelet Friday after court officers found cocaine and other drugs in his system. Manhattan federal judge Jed Rakoff was close to throwing DMX, real name Earl Simmons, in jail before giving him...