The Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation Division initiated 19 percent fewer investigations and recommended nearly 900 fewer prosecutions in fiscal year 2014 than in the previous year, the agency said in a report Tuesday.
A legislative proposal that would empower the IRS to assign Employee Identification Numbers to all American corporations is drawing congressional support, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
The Internal Revenue Service will no longer move to quickly seize funds linked solely in suspicious activity reports to potential structuring of legally derived money, an agency leader said Sunday.
The IRS has identified multiple U.S. banks that it could issue subpoenas to as part of an effort to determine whether international institutions have aided American tax evaders, a former agency official said Monday.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service's criminal division will open more investigations into members of an anti-government group that refuse to pay income tax, according to a senior agency official.
The criminal division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service will send representatives to two nations in an effort to better coordinate financial crime investigations, a senior agency official said Monday.
Thousands of small money services businesses have lost some federal anti-money laundering oversight and guidance due to budget cuts involving two U.S. Treasury agencies, according to current and former government officials.
The U.S. crackdown on tax evasion that began with the UBS AG settlement is prompting widespread changes in how foreign banks serve American clients and bringing individual bankers under greater scrutiny.
The Internal Revenue Service's anti-money laundering division is in the process of revamping how it examines tens of thousands of money services businesses, according to a former U.S. Treasury Department official.