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Is tax evasion a serious crime for a subcontractor ? can i pay it now years later

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Hello. Thank you for choosing this Q&A service for assistance. My name is***** will be assisting you. In brief, tax evasion is a serious crime for anyone.

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Tax Professional: Tax.appeal.168, Tax Accountant replied 3 months ago

Following is what the IRS has to say about tax evasion.

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Any person who willfully attempts to evade or defeat any tax imposed by this title or the payment thereof shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof:

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https://www.irs.gov/compliance/criminal-investigation/related-statutes-and-penalties-general-fraud

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As to paying what taxes you own now, yes, you can pay the taxes now. It is always best if your voluntarily come clean before they contact you or start garnishing or levying your wages or bank accounts.

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  • Shall be imprisoned not more than 5 years

  • Or fined not more than $250,000 for individuals ($500,000 for corporations)

  • Or both, together with the costs of prosecution

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
These few taxes less th 500 dollar's
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It is less than 290 dollars
Tax Professional: Tax.appeal.168, Tax Accountant replied 3 months ago

For the amount that you are speaking of, they are not going to come looking for you. However, you still should pay the amount because it will continue to grow due to penalties and interest.

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