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Tax Evasion Defense

Caught avoiding tax payments?

Is there a difference between tax evasion and a simple error or miscalculation? The answer is yes, tax fraud and tax evasion require that there is a willful or intentional wrongdoing involved. Tax evasion is the illegal act of deliberately avoiding the payment of their full tax liability. Whether it is an individual, company, or organization, they could be subject to criminal charges and severe penalties. If you or someone you care about has been charged with tax evasion, it is crucial that you contact a Miami tax attorney at the firm right away.

The IRS and criminal tax courts come down hard on anyone charged with this crime and you need someone on your side defending your rights. Tax law is very complicated to say the least and trying to represent yourself in this matter can be a major mistake. At the Tomas Law firm a skilled defense attorney has helped clients get results and avoid the serious consequences of a conviction for this crime. Mr. Tomas may be able to help you. He represents clients in a variety of tax matters such as tax controversy, IRS audits, tax fraud and others.

Penalties for Tax Evasion

Tax evasion is a serious charge and could involve Federal felony sentencing if convicted. The Florida Statutes outline the terms of tax evasion in section 198.40. If convicted, the penalties for tax evasion can include:

  • Up to 5 years in prison
  • Up to $250,000 in fines

The fine in the case of a corporation found guilty of tax evasion can be up to $500,000 for each count. The prosecuting side must prove that the defendant knowingly and purposely misreported income, illegally claimed deductions, or any other willful attempt to avoid paying the proper amount of taxes.

Is Tax Evasion a Federal Offense?

Tax evasion is indeed a Federal criminal offense and prosecutors will zealously attempt to get the harshest penalties possible for a conviction. This is why it is so important to have the help of a lawyer who will use every last ounce of his extensive tax law knowledge and competence to get the best outcome possible.

Contact tax evasion defense attorney immediately if you have been charged with tax evasion crimes. We may be able to help you avoid imprisonment and harsh fines for felony offense allegations!

Contacting a Miami Tax Attorney

When it comes to your future, your freedom and your livelihood, why take any chances? Your choice of legal representation could make all the difference. With a hard-hitting attorney by your side you will significantly improve your chances of success. This is the qualified defense you receive at the Tomas Law Firm and you will be able to rest assured that your delicate situation is in competent and capable hands. We want you out from under IRS scrutiny just as bad as you do!

Not many attorneys can really say that they have the best interests of their client at heart and that is the case with our firm. We focus on promising results, productivity and client satisfaction. Our legal team is highly respected by peers and clients alike and they are perceived as leaders in the area of tax law. If you or a loved one is being audited and investigated for tax evasion then time is of the essence and it is imperative that you obtain proper legal protection to defend your rights in tax court.

Contact a Miami tax lawyer at our firm today and schedule a free case evaluation to learn how we can help you!

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