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Cali Resident Guilty Stealing Homeless IDs and Using Them to Seek Fraudulent Tax Refunds

The DOJ Tax Division issued the following:

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 27, 2017 California Resident Pleads Guilty to Stealing Homeless Individuals’ IDs and Using Them to Seek Fraudulent Tax Refunds Obtained Personal Information by Falsely Representing to Unemployed People that Could Get them Government Assistance
A California resident pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring to file false claims for tax refunds, submitting false claims for tax refunds, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Brian J. Stretch for the Northern District of California.
According to documents and information provided to the court, Diep Vo aka Nancy Vo, 74, conspired with codefendant Trong Nguyen aka John Nguyen, to use the IDs of homeless and unemployed individuals in the San Jose, California area to file fraudulent claims for…

Cali Resident Guilty Stealing Homeless IDs and Using Them to Seek Fraudulent Tax Refunds

The DOJ Tax Division issued the following:
Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 27, 2017 California Resident Pleads Guilty to Stealing Homeless Individuals’ IDs and Using Them to Seek Fraudulent Tax Refunds Obtained Personal Information by Falsely Representing to Unemployed People that Could Get them Government Assistance A California resident pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring to file false claims for tax refunds, submitting false claims for tax refunds, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Brian J. Stretch for the Northern District of California.
According to documents and information provided to the court, Diep Vo aka Nancy Vo, 74, conspired with codefendant Trong Nguyen aka John Nguyen, to use the IDs of homeless and unemployed individuals in the San Jose, California area to file fraudulent claims for…

New Legislation to Reform the California Tax Appeal System

In light of a number of problems at the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), the California General Assembly has passed legislation that, if enacted, would strip the BOE of all but its constitutionally mandated tax functions. In addition, the legislation would create a new Department of Tax and Fee Administration (DTFA) and a new Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) to assume between the two of them all the other current duties, powers, and responsibilities of the BOE. Some of the changes would be operative as early as July 1, 2017. Operational Culture According to legislative findings in the bill, "the board’s operational culture severely impacts its ability to report accurate and reliable information to the public, the administration, and the Legislature."The findings enumerated specific problems with the current board, including: inappropriate intervention by board members in administrative and appeal-related activities;numerous complaints concerning attempts by th…

New Legislation to Reform the California Tax Appeal System

In light of a number of problems at the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), the California General Assembly has passed legislation that, if enacted, would strip the BOE of all but its constitutionally mandated tax functions. In addition, the legislation would create a new Department of Tax and Fee Administration (DTFA) and a new Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) to assume between the two of them all the other current duties, powers, and responsibilities of the BOE. Some of the changes would be operative as early as July 1, 2017. Operational Culture According to legislative findings in the bill, "the board’s operational culture severely impacts its ability to report accurate and reliable information to the public, the administration, and the Legislature."The findings enumerated specific problems with the current board, including: inappropriate intervention by board members in administrative and appeal-related activities;numerous complaints concerning attempts by th…

Orange County Bar Association: "Wilson Tax Law Group Named Top Boutique Law Firm"

The Orange County Bar Association has recognized Wilson Tax Law Group's recent selection by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals as one of the "Top 20 Boutiques in California for 2016."  See the OCBA announcement.

Orange County Bar Association: "Wilson Tax Law Group Named Top Boutique Law Firm"

The Orange County Bar Association has recognized Wilson Tax Law Group's recent selection by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals as one of the "Top 20 Boutiques in California for 2016."  See the OCBA announcement.

The Newport Beach Tax Attorney Blog : Wilson Tax Law Receives Global Award as Federal Ta...

The Newport Beach Tax Attorney Blog : Wilson Tax Law Receives Global Award as Federal Ta...: For Immediate Release September 26th 2016 Finance Monthly 2016 Global Awards Finance Monthly Magazine has selected the Wilson Tax L...