Tax Evasion And Tax Fraud Crimes
The difference between Tax avoidance and Tax evasion is that avoidance is legal. However, tax evasion or tax fraud is illegal and can be punishable by large tax penalty and/or prison time. For over 30 years, Marini & Associates P.A. has been providing Florida with first-rate legal services for taxpayers worldwide. Our Knowledgeable attorneys understand the complex distinction between Tax avoidance, or mitigation, and Tax Fraud. Don't face the IRS ALONE!!!!
Tax Avoidance Vs. Evasion
Deliberate misrepresentation of financial status by overstating deductions, understating income, or omitting sources of income is tax evasion and subject penalties and prosecution by the IRS. Other types of criminal tax evasion may include:
- Tax Shelters
- Misrepresenting Country of Residence
- Overstating Expenses
Tax mitigation or avoidance is more in the context of Tax Planning. Examples include:
- Contributions to an Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
- Structuring business transactions to take most advantageous tax rate
- Forecasting Income and Expenses
Numerous taxpayers seek our firm after discovering an error(s) on their tax returns or after receiving a notice from the IRS. We can help assess your options and determine the optimal solution for your Tax matter.
Call Marini & Associates Offices at (305) 374-4424 in Miami or toll free at (888) 882 9243 to schedule a consultation with our highly experienced tax lawyer. You may also contact us online.