Tax Crimes

Criminal Tax Liabilities & Sentencing Part III: The Pre-sentence Investigation Report
Listen In this podcast, I discuss the pre-sentence investigation report. Below is a quick and dirty outline: After conviction and prior to sentencing, a probation officer will interview the def. and prepare a PSR. In the PSR, the probation officer will: Calculate the defendant’s offense level and criminal history category, State the resulting sentencing range …
Fifth Amendment Privilege: The Balance Between Progress and Taxpayer Protection
Listen If you’ve ever heard someone “plead the Fifth” on a crime-related television show, you’re aware of the power of the Fifth Amendment. A key part of the United States Constitution, the Fifth Amendment protects Americans from self-incrimination, meaning that if you are arrested for a crime, you are under no obligation to reveal information …