Criminal Tax Enforcement and Disputes
When facing allegations of criminal fraud and false tax returns by the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) or Department of Justice, individuals and entities rely on FTI Consulting as a trusted partner to investigate facts, collect and analyze relevant records and provide meaningful support throughout the engagement. Our team consists of former federal law enforcement officials, forensic accountants, prosecutors, tax specialists and data experts with decades of experience conducting complex tax and financial crime investigations.
How We Help
Because of the comprehensive scope of U.S. tax laws, criminal tax enforcement potentially involves a broad range of subjects and financial activity. These include high net worth individuals, multi-national corporations and partnerships, offshore and domestic trusts, nonprofit organizations, financial and asset reporting and cryptocurrency transactions intersecting with every aspect of the global economy. Working collaboratively, FTI professionals apply their deep experience with elements of various tax and related criminal violations and knowledge of IRS procedures to identify and pursue information relevant to potential defenses.
Clients regularly engage us to advise or assist with:
- Investigative due diligence of individuals and entities
- Asset searches
- Witness and fact-finding interviews
- Forensic accounting investigations and analyses and record reconstruction
- Computer forensics and electronic data retrieval, preservation and analysis
- Damage quantifications
- Expert witness testimony