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Non-filer Investigations - Criminal Investigation (CI)


Taxpayers who fail to file income tax returns and pay taxes pose a serious threat to tax administration and the American economy.

Who Must File
All citizens must comply with the requirements of the tax law to file returns and pay taxes.

Facts & Fiction of Frivolous Arguments
The 16th Amendment was ratified on February 3, 1913 giving Congress the power "to lay and collect taxes."

IRS Warns of Frivolous Tax Arguments
IRS issued Press Releases that summarize several cases where the taxpayer was fined or penalized for frivolous contentions.

How Do You Report Suspected Tax Fraud Activity?
If you have information about an individual or company you suspect is not complying with the tax law, report this activity.

Statistical Data
Enforcement statistics on investigations initiated, prosecutions recommended, indictments, sentenced investigations and months to serve in prison.

Examples of Non-filer Investigations
Examples are written from public record documents filed in the district courts where the case was prosecuted.


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 29-Oct-2015