Taxpayer's Conviction for Tax Evasion was Affirmed, U. S. v. AGUIRRE, 368 Fed. Appx. 979, LEXIS 5876 (11th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer appealed his conviction for tax evasion pursuant to 7201 and argued that the IRS introduced improper bad act evidence during the trial in violation of Rule 404(b). The conviction was affirmed.

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Taxpayer Found Guilty of Filing False Claims for Refunds, U. S. v. VALIENTE, LEXIS 17212 (11th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer was convicted of filing false claims for refunds. Taxpayer entered an agreement with others to file false tax returns claimimg refunds and deposited the refund anticipation loan checks in her bank account.

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Defendants Found Guilty of Tax Offenses Following Trial Delayed Over Two Years, U. S. v. HILLS, et al., LEXIS 17186 (7th Cir. 2010)

Defendants appealed their convictions on tax violations on several grounds including their Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.

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Court's Refusal to Give Good Faith Reliance Instriuction Leads to Reversal, U. S. v. KOTTWITZ, 2010-2 U.S. Tax Cases (CCH) P50,573 (11th Cir. 2010)

Defendants were convicted of tax offenses and appealed because the trial court refused to give the jury an instruction on good faith reliance.

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Taxpayer Pled Guilty But Appealed His Sentence, U.S. v. TANAKA, (Haw. Ct. App.) 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 13961

Taxpayer pleaderd guilty to aiding and abetting the preparation of false tax returns. He was sentenced to 15 months. Taxpayer appealed.

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Taxpayer Challenged The Sufficiency o the Evidence Supporting His Convictions, U. S. v. KRUSE, 606 F.3d 404 (7th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer was convicted following trial. He appealed alleging that there was insufficient evidence to support his convictions.

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Tax Return Preparer Argued Court's Sentence Did Not Adquately Consider Her advanced Age, U.S. v. WASHINGTON, U.S. App. LEXIS 14303 (7th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer was found guilty after trial of 17 counts of wire fraud and 7 counts of filing false claims. After being sentenced the taxpayer appealed arguing that the court had not given enough consideration to her advanced age. The sentence and convictions were upheld.

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Defendant Appealed Convictions of Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, and Tax Fraud Alleging Improper Joinder, U.S. v. Midkiff, U.S. App. LEXIS 14572 (8th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer was convicted of mail fraud and wire fraud as well as tax fraud. Taxpayer appealed on the basis that his motion for severance of counts had been denied.

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