Tax Notes Quotes Scott Michel on Criminal Tax Enforcement
Scott D. Michel spoke with Tax Notes concerning the IRS Criminal Investigation Division’s struggle to focus on pure tax cases that require the unique skills of the division instead of cases involving other crimes. Mr. Michel notes that "while it's important that the IRS pursue identity theft and narcotics cases, and cases like FIFA are high visibility, all of this is increasingly at the expense of general tax enforcement." He went on to say "somehow the pendulum needs to swing back in that direction or the system is going to suffer dramatically." For the complete article, please visit Tax Notes' website.