How is the IRS Criminal Department Doing? Not as much as one would think. About 80 Americans a year are convicted. Here is the report found by www.IRSWizard.net The USA is nearly 10 times larger than South Africa in population size and much bigger in terms of taxpayers and taxable income. The prosecutions reported in SA are 518 successful prosecution with a 99% success rate. (SARS Annual Report, 2008/2009)
How is the IRS Criminal Department Doing?
on October 9, 2009
How is the IRS Criminal Section Doing? Not as much as one would think. About 80 Americans a year are convicted. Here is the report found by www.IRSWizard.net
How to Interpret Criminal Investigation Data
Since actions on a specific investigation may cross fiscal years, the data shown in cases initiated may not always represent the same universe of cases shown in other actions within the same fiscal year.
The following statistics represent IRS Criminal Investigation’s investigative efforts involving promoters, clients and other individuals involved in abusive trust schemes.
FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007
Investigations Initiated 185 147 152
Prosecution Recommendations 105 106 104
Indictments/Informations 88 88 86
Sentenced 79 71 77
Incarceration Rate* 75.9% 81.7% 80.5%
Avg. Months to Serve 38 35 33