New York Dentist Indicted for Alleged Tax Fraud

April 1, 2015 — A Williamsville, New York dentist, Charles Weber, has recently been indicted by a federal grand jury for filing false tax returns for the tax years 2006 and 2007.
The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 set up an IRS Whistleblower Office so whistleblowers with information about tax fraud could notify the IRS and receive compensation. The Act allows tipsters to receive a percentage of 15 to 30 percent of the funds recouped by the IRS based on an informant’s unique information. To be eligible for compensation concerning a private individual’s IRS violations, the tax evader’s gross income must exceed $200,000 for every taxable year involved and the government’s recovery must top $2 million. To receive a reward for information about a corporation’s wrongdoing, no minimum recovery is required.

New York Dentist Allegedly Failed to Disclose Reportable Income to IRS in 2006 and 2007

The IRS alleges that in April 2009, Weber falsely claimed that he was not a U.S. citizen and was outside the country during the tax years 2006 and 2007. In addition, Weber reportedly failed to disclose that he received reportable income from his dental practice in both those years. Instead, Weber allegedly claimed falsely that all of his taxable income in 2006 and 2007 was derived from dividends. Weber signed his 2006 and 2007 tax returns under penalties of perjury.

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While Waters & Kraus is not handling this particular instance of tax fraud, we are representing whistleblowers with knowledge of similar types of tax scams. Before stepping forward, tipsters should understand how the process works. The IRS tax fraud lawyers with Waters & Kraus provide government collaborators with the legal counsel they deserve. Contact us or call our whistleblower attorneys at 800.226.9880 to learn how we can protect your interests. Our qui tam lawyers, such as Charles Siegel and Loren Jacobson in the firm’s Dallas, Texas office, are committed to advancing and protecting informants’ interests in whistleblower lawsuits.

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