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IRS investigation of Maryland man leads to tax evasion charges

Reports from multiple casinos about the spending of a public official in Montgomery County alerted the Internal Revenue Service to the possibility of unpaid income taxes. The subsequent IRS investigation eventually uncovered the fraudulent activities of the chief operating officer for the county's economic development department. The 58-year-old man has entered guilty pleas as part of a plea agreement on charges of tax evasion, wire fraud and theft of county funds.

Income tax fraud

The year is almost over, and it will soon be tax time again. However, according to the IRS, a significant portion of taxpayers in Maryland and across the U.S. fail to adhere to the tax code when they file their returns.

Why the IRS could audit a tax return

If the IRS suspects that a Maryland taxpayer or anyone else isn't being honest on a tax return, the agency may initiate an audit. In 2016, 0.7 percent of all returns were selected for audit. In some cases, audits may be initiated on a random basis. There are seven common reasons why the IRS may want to further examine an individual's tax return. One of those reasons is a failure to report income earned on a freelance basis.

What to know about filing gift tax forms

Each year, Maryland residents and others are free to gift up to $15,000 per person to as many people as they would like. If an individual makes gifts in excess of $15,000, he or she is generally required to file Form 709. This is true even if a person owes no tax on the excess amount gifted because of his or her lifetime gift exemption.

Contributing too much to a 401(k)

For many Maryland workers, a 401(k) retirement account is one of the perks of their jobs. However, the Internal Revenue Service has found that some people have taken advantage of the system and are making contributions that are in excess of what is currently allowed.

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