IRS Prosecutions of Corporations/Corporate Officials
Relatively Rare

Number of Criminal Convictions
According to U.S. Attorneys:
IRS is lead investigative agency
According to IRS:
Agency plays some role
Fiscal year:
955 1,824
      2004 (first 3 months)
210 (est) 456
Total for 15 months:
      All defendants
      only corporations or
      corporate officials
5 cases
with 6 defendants
11 defendants
with 6 significant*

Source: [i] TRAC analysis of internal Department of Justice cases;
[ii] internal IRS reports and IRS Data Book 2003.

* Data only available for first 5 months of FY 2004.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
Copyright, 2004