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Author: Lawrence Brown

Tax Arguments that Will Not Sway the IRS

In 2007, Arthur Farnsworth of Bucks County, Penn., was tried for failing to pay federal income taxes. Farnsworth’s defense was his belief that the income tax was voluntary. His argument failed to sway the jury, and he was sentenced to 27 months in prison. Try as they might, many people […]

Tax Crimes

Defense Team for Wesley Snipes May Be in Luck

After 2 years of appeals over actor Wesley Snipes’ 2008 conviction on three misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file taxes, a recent development may have given Snipes’ defense team new legal ammunition. Kenneth I. Starr, Snipes’ former financial advisor and a key witness in the case against the actor, […]

Tax Crimes

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The legal and political climate has become increasingly unfavorable to individuals and businesses with federal tax controversies. The IRS is increasing the level of resources devoted to investigations and audits, and it is a near-certainty that increasing numbers of businesses and individuals will find themselves facing tax disputes. At Brown, PC, attorney […]