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Avoid tax evasion in Massachusetts

For the majority of Americans, tax season brings about a sense of urgency and feelings of stress. Once your tax return is completed, however, it can often feel like a relief. That is, unless a mistake has occurred. Finding a mistake on a tax return may leave you wondering what to do and where to turn next. Through The Wall Street Journal, a Massachusetts expert offered some advice recently on how to avoid a serious situation that could lead to an audit, fines and even charges of tax evasion.

Massachusetts man accused of tax evasion through foreign accounts

The Internal Revenue Service has been working hard to collect the taxes that are owed to it. It takes tax evasion extremely seriously, and even seemingly minor violations can result in substantial fines and jail time. For anyone with foreign banking and financial accounts, it is important to report them on your tax return. Failure to do so can lead to accusations of tax evasion, as a Massachusetts bank director found out recently.

Massachusetts firefighter charged with tax evasion

Recently, a Massachusetts firefighter was suspended after he was arrested on charges of tax evasion and fraud. He was indicted on three counts of tax evasion for the years 2007-2009. According to the indictment, he refused to file tax returns on his earnings.

Massachusetts man charged with tax fraud pleads guilty

A well known infomercial host has pleaded guilty to counts of tax evasion and consumer fraud. Recently, the Massachusetts man was charged with tax evasion when authorities discovered he had failed to report earnings of close to $600,000. The undeclared money was allegedly earned from products he sold and advertised as being capable of preventing cancer and other ailments.

FBAR requirements crucial for U.S. taxpayers

The standard tax season has ended for Boston tax payers, but FBAR season has just begun. FBAR stands for Foreign Bank Account Report, and filings are required to be completed by June 30, 2011. FBAR requirements are critical for taxpayers in the U.S. who hold one or more foreign financial account.

IRS settled with Massachusetts-based ThermoEnergy Corporation

The Internal Revenue Service has agreed to an offer presented by ThermoEnergy Corporation of Massachusetts to settle tax requirements on its payroll that led to a $2.3 million gain. The multimillion-dollar gain was recorded during the fourth quarter of 2010.

Richard Hatch will return to prison on tax evasion charges

Boston news reports confirm that reality TV star Richard Hatch is going behind bars once again in relation to his tax evasion charges from 2005. Recently, Hatch appeared on the hit TV show Celebrity Apprentice. However, he is best known for winning the show Survivor in the year 2000. 49-year-old Hatch received orders to return to prison for nine months for continually neglecting to pay taxes on the prize money of $1 million he won on Survivor. He is scheduled to begin his sentence on Monday.

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