Under investigation By The IRS? Put Aiken & O’Halloran On Your Side Today.
If you have been contacted by a special agent, or if you have received an audit letter, or if you have a foreign bank account, it is important to understand that the Internal Revenue Service is not your friend. The IRS will try to put you in federal prison for cheating on your taxes.
If you are being investigated or have been charged with tax fraud, you need an experienced tax crime defense lawyer on your side as soon as possible. At Aiken & O’Halloran, our criminal defense attorneys Peter Aiken, a former IRS special agent and federal tax prosecutor, and Sean O’Halloran, a former state prosecutor, are well-equipped to mount strategic and effective defenses against allegations of tax fraud and tax evasion.
Failing To File A Return, Filing A False Return, Exaggerating Expenses
Do you have an unreported foreign bank account or unreported foreign investment? You may qualify for amnesty under special disclosure programs. You may be able to avoid prosecution by filing delinquent returns or amended returns. Do not do this alone. If you do, it may simply be an admission later used against you. Our attorneys have defended professionals such as doctors, lawyers and business executives. In many cases, we are able to solve the problem before it becomes public. Common tax problems include:
- False returns
- Failure to file returns
- Hidden bank accounts
- Double sets of records
- Phony deductions
- Understated income
Our attorneys also represent clients facing sales tax investigations.
Did An Ex-Spouse Or Former Employee Turn You In?
Relatives, former spouses and trusted former employees are the real IRS informants. Those closest to you know your secrets. You may have been turned in by a bookkeeper, former disgruntled partner or current competitor. In any case, you need a legal advocate on your side to protect your rights and interests.