The "April Effect" — IRS Tax Prosecutions Timed for Tax Season
As tax season approaches each year, the number of news stories on tax prosecutions seems to grow. What has been unclear is whether this is merely a function of heightened media interest in prosecutions for tax offenses when the public's attention is on filing their taxes, or if tax prosecutions are actually timed to peak during the early weeks of spring.
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The following is a complete list of all judicial districts recording prosecutions for IRS referrals in April 2008. Clicking on the "More" link will give you the opportunity to obtain a report targeted to the prosecution of these matters in the Judicial District indicated in the table.
Note: city listed will be based on the defendant's address when such information is available. Otherwise it will be the court branch location if available, or else the principal city in the district.
For many years, Tax Analysts and the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)
have vigorously exercised their rights under the Freedom of Information Act
to obtain authoritative information from the Internal Revenue Service.
Now TRAC and Tax Analysts have joined forces to offer a new series of monthly reports about
the government's use of its criminal powers in the tax area.