New York City Criminal Tax Defense Lawyer
The most common tax crimes include tax fraud and tax evasion. These may include cases where a taxpayer is accused of willfully avoiding to pay taxes, willfully not filing a tax return, providing false information on a tax return or willfully withholding information on a tax return. An individual or company may face criminal charges for tax-related matters, and a conviction may result in imprisonment and heavy fines, depending on the particular situation.
One of the most important things you can do if you have been contacted by a Special Agent with the IRS, are facing a civil
tax audit or are currently under investigation for a tax-related offense is to consult with an experienced attorney. A
New York City tax lawyer at Melnik Law Group, PLLC can talk to you about the current situation you are facing and can get to work immediately in protecting your rights and interests. If formal charges have not yet been filed against you, your attorney can work to take preventative measures to help avoid these in the first place. If they have already been filed, our legal team can protect your interests inside and outside of the courtroom to help you avoid a conviction.
Tax Crimes - What You Can Do
A key step to take if you are contacted or are under investigation by the IRS or any tax authority is to retain legal counsel. Continuing to work with your accountant will mean that everything you discuss will not be confidential. Securing attorney representation enacts the Attorney-Client Privilege, which will keep all of your conversations strictly confidential. An attorney can also begin working immediately to handle your case. Do not talk to IRS agents or investigators without your attorney present. Your intended cooperation may only support their case against you and have harmful consequences in the long run.
Tax Attorney for Brooklyn, Manhattan and New York City
Get started in receiving the legal help you need in the face of tax crime charges. Our firm helps clients in Brooklyn, Manhattan and all five boroughs in New York City. For a confidential consultation, contact a
New York City criminal tax defense attorney