I’ve been accused of tax fraud. How can a defense attorney help me?

What is tax fraud? Tax fraud, or tax evasion, is the deliberate evasion of tax payments or the deliberate obfuscation of accurate tax assessments. Tax evasion can be conducted by individuals, corporations, or trusts. Typically tax fraud is done through the misrepresentation of the individual, corporation, or trust’s financial affairs to the Internal Revenue Service […]

You’ve Been Charged With a Federal Crime: What You Need to Know

No one, and we repeat, no one wants to be charged with a crime. But being charged with a federal crime? That’s a whole different ball game, one that most aren’t prepared to play.  Of course, one of the primary differences between facing state and federal charges relate to jurisdiction, meaning that the resources and […]

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 […]

3 Things to Do If You’re Accused of Tax Evasion

Receiving word that you’re being investigated for tax evasion isn’t something anyone wants to experience, but the fact of the matter is that it does happen. It can be an incredibly overwhelming experience. Your initial reaction might be one of frustration and anger, and that’s a perfectly normal reaction to have. Fortunately for you, the […]

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 […]

Looking for a Tax Evasion Lawyer in Newark?

So you just found out that you are being investigated for tax fraud. This may have come as quite the shock and you might find yourself wondering what to do next. Fortunately for you, Newark tax evasion lawyer Robert J. DeGroot is here to help! While you may be feeling a bit anxious about what […]

If You’ve Been Accused of Committing a Tax Crime, Talk to Us

If you’re under investigation for tax evasion, the first thing you should do is find a lawyer. We’ve discussed this topic in our blogs before, but we believe that it always bears repeating–hiring a lawyer as early as possible is one of the best choices you can make because when the situation is so serious, […]

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 […]