Maryland Federal Tax Charges

The old saying that “only things certain in life are death and taxes” should be amended to include prosecution for tax crimes. Unfortunately for many people, in the wake of the US economic crisis the federal government has increased investigation of tax crimes across the country.

People from all walks of life and from varying economic backgrounds can be prosecuted for Maryland tax crimes. At KaiserDillon PLLC we dedicate time each day to stay on top of the current developments in tax law so that we can successfully represent our clients in Maryland facing federal investigation or prosecution for tax crimes.

Failure to file tax returns is an offense that is taken very seriously by the federal government. In order to convict you of failing to file a tax return in Maryland, the federal government must prove that you knowingly and willingly failed to file a tax return. The state of mind requirement for this crime can often be hard to prove and working with an attorney with experience handling Maryland tax crimes may help you avoid the serious consequences associated with failing to file a tax return.

Filing a false tax return is a prosecutable offense.  In Maryland you may be charged with filing a false tax return if you knowingly made false statements on the tax return you submitted to the IRS.  At KaiserDillon PLLC we understand how complicated tax forms can be and regularly represent clients facings charges for filing a false tax return in Maryland.

Tax evasion is the other Maryland tax crime our clients may be facing. A tax evasion charge means that the government believes you willfully tried to avoid paying the taxes you owe. This often happens when the federal government finds evidence of hidden assets or inappropriate deductions. KaiserDillon PLLC understands tax evasion cases and represents clients from all backgrounds who have been charged with tax evasion in Maryland.

In addition to the initial failure to file a tax return or questionable deduction, defending Maryland tax crimes often involve extensive review of the information contained in investigations conducted by the federal government. Examining this information and comparing it to the information our clients provide about their individual situations is an important part of the defense process used by KaiserDillon PLLC in handling Maryland tax crimes. We believe that our clients who have been charged with or are being investigated for tax crimes in Maryland have a number of explanations for the situation they find themselves in and we work with you to make sense of what has happened.

Unfortunately federal tax crimes in Maryland often involve some very serious penalties. If you are convicted you may face payment of the required tax, fines and jail time. Working with an experienced Maryland defense attorney on your tax case can help you limit the impact of the charges.

We understand that each charge related to a federal tax crime, in Maryland or elsewhere, is unique and we offer free, no obligation consultations to help you decide how to handle the investigation or charge you are facing.

Please call us at (202) 640-2850 if you would like to discuss federal tax charges in Maryland or the District of Columbia.