Miami Tax Evasion Attorney
Tax Evasion Is a Felony Criminal Offense
Nobody likes paying taxes and seeing a large percentage of his or her personal or business income go to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Unfortunately, as the saying goes, nothing in the world is certain except for death and taxes. Many people, however, get away with cheating the system by underpaying on their tax returns or by not paying at all. The IRS has only limited resources to track down and punish tax evaders, and a large percentage of violators are able to slip through the cracks.
If you have been notified that you are under investigation for alleged tax evasion, you need to arm yourself with an effective legal defense. At The Law Offices of Joel DeFabio, we offer comprehensive counsel to help clients facing tax evasion charges resolve the matter with a positive outcome. Let our Miami tax evasion attorney fight for you.
The Potential Consequences of a Tax Evasion Conviction
The crime of tax evasion is covered in Internal Revenue Code § 7201, "Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax." It involves any willful attempt to evade or defeat any tax or to avoid making payment for such taxes.
You could be charged with tax evasion for:
- Understating your income
- Claiming false deductions
- Concealing assets
- Providing misleading information on your tax return
- Underpaying tax liabilities
If the IRS has turned its focus on you, you could be at risk of being arrested and facing the harsh consequences of a conviction. Tax evasion is not merely a civil offense—it is a felony, punishable by up to $250,000 in fines and 5 years in federal prison.
Contact a Trusted Federal Crime Lawyer
Anyone who has been targeted with prosecution is at risk of being convicted. In fact, the IRS Criminal Investigation Division has never dropped below a 90% conviction rate in the nearly 100 years since its inception. Don't wait to hire a Miami tax evasion lawyer to represent you and fight to clear your name. Choose The Law Offices of Joel DeFabio in your time of need.
Joel was especially great. I was able to meet with him when I needed to and he called me all the time to give me an update. Really professional lawyer and team.- Emilia
I was represented by Mr. Joel DeFabio, and I am very satisfied with the courtesy and professionalism he provided. He is a very sensitive, clever and resourceful attorney. The staff is excellent as well. I am glad I found them. Excellent team in general, I highly recommend them.- Hilario
It was a pleasure working with Mr. DeFabio and his legal team. Remarkable work ethic and superior legal knowledge. It was a very pleasant experience having them on my team.- Former Client
CHARGES DISMISSED Aggravated Identity Theft
CHARGES DISMISSED Assault of a Federal Officer
ALL CHARGES WERE DISMISSED Charged with refusing to comply
NOT GUILTY Conspiracy
CHARGES DISMISSED Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud
NO JAIL Conspiracy to Commit Fraud