Tax Fraud

Protect Yourself From Tax Preparer Fraud

Posted on: February 6th, 2015
Each year our tax attorneys in Chapel Hill review common tax scams. One particular scam the Internal Revenue Service is highlighting this tax season concerns tax preparer fraud....

Tax Scams to Avoid This Tax Season

Posted on: March 18th, 2014
Throughout the year our tax planning attorneys in Chapel Hill offer news about back tax scams, charity frauds, andelder financial abuse affecting North Carolina taxpayers. ...

Protect Assets for the Elderly

Posted on: February 27th, 2014
TrustCounsel’s Chapel Hill estate planning and elder law attorneys Gregory Herman-Giddens and Kristin Burrows present “A Lawyer’s Perspective: Financial and Legal Strategies and Planning, and Assistance Paying for Long-Term Care” at the Senior Center in Pittsboro, North Carolina on March 4, 2014. The workshop is coordinated by the Chatham County Council on Aging....

Swiss Accounts: New Tax Terms for Offshore Accounts

Posted on: October 12th, 2013
Offshore trusts offer many benefits, which our attorneys explain in this foreign trust protection post. Offshore trusts or accounts are not exempt from domestic taxes, however some taxpayers have illegally used offshore accounts as a means of tax evasion....

North Carolina Back Tax Scam

Posted on: October 7th, 2013
Last week the North Carolina Department of Revenue released a warning in response to reports of back income tax collection scams. ...

BVI Accounts Under Scrutiny in 2014

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013
A new law will reveal more details about United States taxpayers who maintain accounts in the British Virgin Islands. Starting in 2014, the BVI will need to provide account information about US taxpayers in order to comply with the new legislation....
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