The IRS Should Not be able to Solicit Criminal Information from Non-Lawyer Tax Practitioners

The Irs Should Not Be Able To Solicit Criminal Information From Non-lawyer Tax Practitioners

Civil tax cases often turn into criminal tax cases. In those instances the IRS initially investigates the tax crime and then refers the case to the Department of Justice. The IRS efforts to investigate the potential tax crime often require that they obtain information from third parties, such as the taxpayer’s employer, neighbors, and financial…

Evidence That Can be Considered When Applying the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Evidence That Can Be Considered When Applying The Federal Sentencing Guidelines

The federal criminal sentecing guidelines use a point system. Points or levels are assigned to characteristics of individual crimes and individual criminal offenders. The higher the points or levels the higher the sentence imposed. The system is intended to produce uniform and rational criminal sentences. This policy could be undermined by a limitation in the…