What do we know about the Wildwood mayor’s tax fraud case?
A number of oddities and inconsistencies in the news reporting of this case prompted this article. This post is formatted in short bullet points meant to distinguish what we know from reliable sources (fact) and what we don’t know (commentary). I highlighted the words “tax preparer” and “attorney” because these are of particular personal interest.
Letter to a young Enrolled Agent on the topic of tax fraud
I wrote this comment to an enrolled agent struggling with a client committing tax fraud who described herself as naïve about the human behavior behind it. “XXXXXXX, this is a general comment and not in any way meant as a negative personal thing. I would suspect that anyone putting the massive time and effort to earn an Enrolled Agent designation would have plenty of time to think about taxes and their role in society, the range psychological positions, and how we wish to conduct our own lives and tax businesses. Yes, tax fraud is rampant. It always has been and