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August 2017 Archives

Minnesota’s new deer-hunting regulations for the 2017 season

Minnesota takes protecting its wildlife seriously, and if you fail to follow the state’s deer hunting regulations this fall, you may face serious fines, license revocations and other penalties that may prevent you from enjoying the activities you love. Joseph F. Friedberg Chartered is well-versed in the state and federal regulations governing hunting, trapping and fishing in Minnesota, and he has helped many clients navigate through complex legal issues relating to hunting, fishing and wildlife protection.

Alleged identity theft charges made

Anyone in Minnesota who has ever found themselves accused of a criminal offense knows that an accusation is simply that and does not guarantee that they are guilty or that they will be found guilty. This may be difficult to keep in mind when in the midst of the arrest process but is something important nonetheless. An example of someone who will want o be working hard to focus on his defense options has recently been arrested for alleged white collar crimes in Connecticut. He also is reported to have connections to a purported tax fraud scheme in Minnesota.

Are you unknowingly committing tax fraud?

If you are like many Minnesotans, you may find filing and paying your taxes confusing. The process involved in doing so can prove highly complex, and many people make errors unintentionally and out of negligence, rather than malice or an intent to commit fraud. Some tax-related errors are far more common than others, and recognizing what some of these common tax errors are may help you avoid unknowingly committing tax fraud.

Tax crime gets new leader at IRS

Minnesota residents who watch the efforts of the Internal Revenue Service when it comes to tax collections and even prosecutions for alleged tax crimes or non-payment of federal income tax will be interested to learn that the IRS has recently announced the appointment of a new official. The man took over as the Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division earlier this summer. This position itself is not new but this appointment is and reflects the IRS' continued commitment to pursuing what it deems to be violations of the tax code or other compliance issues.

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