Unraveling the Impact of Payroll Tax Evasion: A Cautionary Tale for Business Owners

The recent case of Melesio Gomez-Rivera, the owner of Novatos Construction, serves as a stark reminder of the importance of accurate payroll and income tax reporting for businesses. Gomez-Rivera was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay a staggering $29.9 million in restitution to the IRS for his involvement in a multi-year […]

Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty: Hidden Income and Unreported Wages Unearthed

In a shocking turn of events, Rudolph Ferrucci, the proprietor of a popular beachfront restaurant in Massachusetts, Sandy’s, has admitted to concealing income from the IRS and paying his staff under the table. Between the years 2016 and 2020, Ferrucci siphoned off a portion of the restaurant’s sales receipts, using the funds to compensate employees […]

Challenged IRS Assessment Results in $37k Refund to Taxpayer

Facing an IRS audit can be a nerve-wracking experience for any taxpayer. The fear of potential penalties, interest, and the daunting process of dealing with the IRS can be overwhelming. In this blog post, we share a fascinating case study of a taxpayer who found themselves in the crosshairs of an IRS audit, facing substantial […]