Tax evasion crimes include using illegal means to avoid pay taxes. Typically, tax evasion chemed involve an individual or corporation misrepresenting their income to the Internal Revenue Service. Misrepresentation may take the form of underreporting income, inflating deductions, or hiding money and its interest altogether in offshore bank accounts.
In the United States, tax evasion constitutes a crime that may give rise to substantial monetary penalties, imprisonment, or both. Proof of the crimes requires first providing the attendant circumstances that an unpaid tax liability exists. Secondly, prosecution must prove some affirmative act by the defendant to evade or attempt to evade a tax. Finally, the prosecutors must show that the defendant possessed the specific intent to evade a known legal duty to pay.
Tax evasion crimes are punishable by fines and/or imprisonment based on the severity of the crime committed.
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