Lebau & Neuworth partner attorney Richard Neuworth recently had the honor of addressing the American Bar Association Committee on Taxation. His presentation in Washington, D.C., on May 10, 2019, focused on Taxes and Employment Law and specifically addressed two of his own specialties, the Internal Revenue Code and State Causes of Action.
Richard focused his address on Wages, Health Insurance and Retirement Plans and possible Causes of Action concerning taxes for each topic. He went into detail in targeting the "perfect storm factors" concerning tax fraud and highlighted the consequences of those perfect-storm factors.
Regarding Wages and Taxes, civil damages can be filed for a fraudulent return. If any person willfully files a fraudulent information return with respect to payments purported to be made to any other person, that other person may bring a civil action for damages against the person who filed the return.
A fraudulent information return may be any of the following:
While many employers are law-abiding, certain categories of employers seem to be targets of these type of actions, such as:
Possible solutions to any tax nightmare can include:
Lebau & Neuworth specializes in Taxes and Employment Law. If you are in need of legal representation because of a possible tax or employee-rights claim, our attorneys may be able to help. For more information, contact us at 888-456-2529 or lebauneuworth.com/contact-us.