Take Care of Yourself This Tax Season

With tax season now in full swing, people everywhere are starting to make an effort to file their taxes. Whether you’re filing yourself or taking your information to a professional to make sure that you don’t miss anything, the whole process can sometimes feel incredibly stressful. Are you going to owe money? Will you be […]

A Few Tips for Defending Against Tax Fraud

We’re now at the time of year when tax fraud will become much more common. People all across the United States are getting back all of the documents that they need to be able to file their returns. Some will inevitably be filing as soon as possible; others will be waiting until the last minute […]

What to Expect When You Work With Our Criminal Defense Attorney

Here at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, our goal is to provide our clients with the best experience possible. We have helped people who are experiencing a wide range of charges ranging from tax fraud to bank fraud to mortgage fraud–and everything in between! At the end of the day, criminal defense is […]

Just Now Finding Out That You Are Accused of Committing Tax Fraud?

You’re going about your day as you normally would. Wake up, take a quick shower, brush your teeth. You head downstairs to start the coffee maker and grab the newspaper from the front porch before stepping out the door and heading out to work. Your day at the office is the same as usual–you fire […]

Have You Been Falsely Accused of Tax Fraud?

There’s not much that’s more alarming than being accused of a crime you didn’t commit. Although in the eyes of the law you are innocent until proven guilty, being charged with a crime can come with a number of consequences. Unfortunately even though you haven’t been proven guilty, that’s not always how people will see […]

Why You Should Speak to an Attorney Before Making a Statement

When you’re being investigated for a white collar crime, whether it’s tax fraud, tax evasion, bank fraud, or anything else, chances are that you’ll be notified that an investigation is underway. Your natural instinct, of course, will be to be cooperative with any officers or agents who are conducting the investigation. At some point or […]

Being Investigated for Tax Fraud? Call Our Criminal Defense Attorney!

Being investigated for tax fraud is no joke. If it’s not handled correctly, it can turn into a scenario that seems to drag on forever. Along the way, you’ll inevitably feel like you’re trapped in a nightmare with no escape. Luckily for you, hiring a great tax fraud lawyer is the solution and that’s exactly […]

3 Reasons to Call a Tax Fraud Lawyer

With tax season right around the corner, more and more people are beginning to have questions about tax fraud in Newark. For many people, tax time is met with one of two emotions–excitement or dread. Those who are excited are the ones who are expecting to get some money back on their tax returns while […]

“I Never Received My W-2”

Every year tax season comes and employers mail at their W-2. But what if your W-2 never arrives? W-2 are required to be in the mail by January 31st of each year but for various reasons some W-2s never reach their destination. Here are the steps you should take to avoid being contacted by the […]

Simple Defenses Against A Tax Evasion Charge

Although the IRS will generally not pursue negligent taxpayers, they take tax evasion crimes very seriously. Tax evasion is a type of tax fraud, and it’s exactly what it sounds like: the intentional avoidance of paying taxes. A person being charged with tax evasion will find little sympathy for weak defenses such as not being […]