Tax evasion is the illegal practice where a person, organization or corporation intentionally avoids paying their true tax liability. Those caught evading taxes are generally subject to criminal charges and substantial penalties.
The IRS recently increased staffing in the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) with cooperation from the Department of Justice and targeted tax fraud and tax schemes as a major priority. Individuals and businesses subject to an IRS or Department of Justice investigation require experienced attorneys with a background in both income tax and criminal defense. Gavel & Leone, PL has an experienced team of forensic accountants, Certified Fraud Examiners, and criminal defense attorneys who have represented hundreds of clients in tax matters and in criminal defense cases.