How the IRS Proves Fraud and Why It Can Be Devastating

October 23, 2017

The IRS looks for ‘Badges of Fraud’ that may trigger an investigation.

In general, a tax assessment by the IRS is presumed to be correct. A taxpayer can overcome the presumption with proof. That situation is reversed when the IRS asserts fraud. In those instances, the IRS must prove, by clear and convincing evidence, that fraud exists. Read more