March 18, 2024


2 Total CPE Credits


The Lifecycle of a Criminal Tax Investigation

  • Instructor

    Robert Nordlander

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...
  • Understand the role of IRS-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) in the IRS mission
  • Learn how IRS-CI finds and evaluates investigations for prosecution potential
  • Understand the two ways that IRS-CI can investigate tax crimes
  • Know the tools that IRS-CI uses in investigating potential criminal violations
  • Explain the common criminal statutes used to prosecute criminal tax violations
  • Learn the approval process for a criminal tax investigation
  • Understand the expected consequences of defendant in a successful criminal tax prosecution
  • Discuss case studies of various criminal prosecutions

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Who investigates tax crimes?
  • How are the tax crimes found?
  • What happens if tax crimes are discovered?
  • What steps are taken from the beginning of the investigation to imprisonment?

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • Fraud

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Practitioners who are interested in how federal tax crimes are discovered and how the story unfolds for defendants who are allegedly committing tax violations.


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