"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!" Seek expert advice before you subscribe to any scheme that offers instant wealth or exemption from your obligation as a United States Citizen to pay taxes. Buying into a tax evasion scheme can be very costly.

Criminal Investigation (CI) serves the American public by investigating potential criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes in a manner that fosters confidence in the tax system and compliance with the law.

Some people bend the tax law -- others break it. Criminal Investigation's job is to pursue the lawbreakers.

Links to National and Local CI News Releases for FY 2017

Enforcement statistics show trends in areas of fraud. This data assists Criminal Investigation in determining where to focus our resources.

Taxpayers wanting to report undisclosed income or assets should come in through the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program.

A Career In Action! As an IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) Special Agent, you will pull together your accounting and law enforcement skills. CI special agents are duly sworn law enforcement officers who investigate complex financial crimes associated with tax evasion, money laundering, narcotics, public corruption, and much more. Are You Ready For The Challenge?

Information for retired IRS Criminal Investigation special agents to apply to "Retired Law Special Agent" credentials under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004.

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