Stephanie Chomentowski

Stephanie Chomentowski

Blank Rome LLP

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High Court Opens Door To IRS Personnel Examination

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion Thursday in United States v. Clarke (No. 13-301) addressing the standard that must be satisfied before a taxpayer can question Internal Revenue Service personnel about its...more

6/25/2014 - Bad Faith Document Requests Enforcement Enforcement Actions IRS Partnerships Request For Information SCOTUS Summons US v Clarke

DOJ Offshore Enforcement Update: In Landmark Case, Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Pay $2.6 Billion Penalty; Swiss Bank...

Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty to having assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading the payment of U.S. taxes and agreed to pay a penalty of $2.6 billion. Deputy Attorney General...more

5/21/2014 - Banks Corporate Taxes Credit Suisse Criminal Prosecution DOJ Enforcement Actions Federal Reserve Foreign Banks Income Taxes IRS OVDP Plea Agreements

Recent Sentences for Federal Tax Crimes in 2014 – Part 3

Today we conclude our review of recent sentences imposed in federal tax crime cases in 2014. In our two previous posts here and here, we reviewed sentences relating to Foreign Bank Account, Tax Evasion, Employment Tax, False...more

4/15/2014 - Criminal Prosecution DOJ Federal Sentencing Guidelines Identity Theft IRS Restitution Tax Evasion Tax Fraud Tax Refunds Tax Returns

Recent Sentences for Federal Tax Crimes in 2014 – Part 2

On Friday, we posted a review here of sentences imposed on defendants in 2014 for Foreign Bank Account, Tax Evasion, and Employment Tax crimes. In this post, we review sentences imposed on defendants in cases involving False...more

4/14/2014 - Audits Criminal Prosecution Federal Sentencing Guidelines IRS Original Issue Discount Restitution Tax Evasion Tax Preparers Tax Returns

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