Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Maaria Nyazee pleads guilty and is sentenced today for tax fraud. She owned Redbrick Pizza (Brick Two, LLC) when it operated inside the Northpark Mall in Joplin, Missouri.  The pizza place closed in March of 2017. According to court documents, Continue reading Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

California – BOE New Year Resolution to “Zap” and Trash Tax Evasion in 2014

SALT Report 3214 – The Board of Equalization held a demonstration at the Badlands Sanitary Landfill on January 8, 2014 to display their commitment to “Zap” tax evasion.  After collecting more than $600,000 of illegal cigarette and tobacco products through Continue reading California – BOE New Year Resolution to “Zap” and Trash Tax Evasion in 2014

California – New Law to Fight Criminal Tax Evasion

SALT Report 3086 – On October 7, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will help the State fight criminal tax evasion that results from underground economies. Assembly Bill 576 creates the Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team, which Continue reading California – New Law to Fight Criminal Tax Evasion

California – Bill to Crack Down on Criminal Tax Evasion Sent to Governor

SALT Report 2973 – A Bill that could help California recoup some of the $9 billion lost annually due to unpaid taxes has been sent to the Governor for his signature.  Assembly Bill 576 authorizes the creation of a “Team” Continue reading California – Bill to Crack Down on Criminal Tax Evasion Sent to Governor

California – Proposed Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team

SALT Report 2727 – The California Legislature has proposed a Bill that would require various state agencies to implement a pilot program called the Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team. The multi-agency Team would consist of members from the Employment Continue reading California – Proposed Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team

Arkansas – Penalties Enacted for Falsifying Electronic Sales Records

SALT Report 2373 – The Arkansas Senate enacted legislation that makes it a criminal offense to knowingly manufacture, sell, make available, purchase, install, transfer, possess, or use software or any other device designed to falsify the electronic records of an Continue reading Arkansas – Penalties Enacted for Falsifying Electronic Sales Records

Oklahoma – Penalties for Sales Tax Evasion or Late Filing

SALT Report 1719 – The Oklahoma Tax Commission issued guidance regarding the penalties that will be imposed on anyone who violates the state’s sales tax laws. These penalties will apply to anyone who has an Oklahoma Sales Tax Permit. Late filing –… Continue reading Oklahoma – Penalties for Sales Tax Evasion or Late Filing

Illinois – Sales Tax Evasion Penalties Enacted

SALT Report 1690 – Illinois recently passed a bill that makes it a felony to file a fraudulent tax return or for failing to file a tax return. Effective January 1, 2013 the Department will consider a person to have committed sales tax evasion if t… Continue reading Illinois – Sales Tax Evasion Penalties Enacted

Washington – Evasion Penalty Upheld Due to Failure to Document Business Activities

SALT Report 1302 – The Washington Department of Revenue upheld a ruling against a taxpayer for evasion of unpaid sales tax and retail business and occupation tax (B&O) because the taxpayer had knowledge of his tax liabilities and intentionally avo… Continue reading Washington – Evasion Penalty Upheld Due to Failure to Document Business Activities