Federal Tax Charges in Atlanta

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

By their very nature, tax charges are very serious and need to be dealt with aggressively. If you have been charged with a federal tax crime involving illegal tax avoidance, an Atlanta federal criminal defense attorney is available to represent you in your case, and may be able to help you avoid large monetary penalties and possible prison time.

At Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C., we provide smart and aggressive defense representation against tax charges in all of the federal districts for Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina and throughout the rest of the country. During his career, he has successfully prosecuted criminal tax cases and has also successfully defended numerous clients against criminal tax charges. He knows these cases inside and out. He also has a team of highly experienced, talented, and very high ranking former IRS officials who assist him in his investigations and defense of criminal tax crime prosecutions. Specific types of criminal tax issues that he can assist you with include:

  • Failure to file federal tax returns
  • Filing false information
  • Deliberately underreporting income
  • Tax charges related to white collar crime
  • Drug-related tax charges
  • Tax evasion
  • Currency transactions reporting violations (CTR's, Form 8300)
  • Other forms of tax fraud

Penalties for Federal Tax Crimes

One of the more common tax related offenses is that of attempting to avoid or defeat paying tax. A person who is convicted of federal tax avoidance can face up to $250,000 in fines and imprisonment for a period of up to 5 years. A person convicted of making false statements on their tax returns can face fines up to $250,000 and up to 3 years in prison.