Latest Internal Revenue Service News

3 former tribal officials plead guilty in embezzlement case

Aug. 15, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former officials of an American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to embezzle nearly $5 million from the tribe, using the money to fund luxurious lifestyles. John Crosby, his mother Ines Crosby and her sister, Leslie...

Tax return preparer pleads guilty to trying to defraud IRS

Jul. 23, 2019 4:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release on Monday that Garvey Imhotep of Raleigh conspired with others to file false tax returns for the tax years 2011 through 2014....

House committee files lawsuit for Trump tax returns

Jul. 2, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the documents for an investigation into tax law compliance by the...

4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracy

Jun. 26, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four siblings each received sentences of less than a year in prison Wednesday, down from the nearly four years a judge said they would have faced if they had not cooperated against a lawyer who helped them evade taxes on more than $12 million inherited from their father. U.S. District Judge...