Albuquerque Tax Evasion & Fraud Lawyer
Tax evasion charges are not something to take lightly. If you have been accused of income tax evasion, experienced representation from Albuquerque criminal defense lawyer Erlinda Ocampo Johnson can help you fight back.
Tax Evasion and Penalties
Income tax evasion, a type of fraud crime, is a broad categorization that includes any failure to properly report income that is owed to the government. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Failure to report cash income
- Reporting less than actual income
- Improperly claiming tax deductions on overseas money
- Taking improper deductions for personal expenses
- Falsely claiming charitable deductions
Both individuals and businesses can be charged with income tax evasion.
Call 505-792-4048 for a consultation about your tax fraud case with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
Tax evasion is a very serious charge that is considered a felony in most cases. Penalties can include:
- Up to a five year prison sentence
- A fine of up to $250,000 for individuals
- A fine of up to $500,000 for corporations
Fines are in addition to the repayment of money owed the IRS.
Tax Fraud Defense from an Experienced Lawyer in New Mexico
When you have been charged with tax evasion, your best defense is from experienced Albuquerque felony defense attorney Erlinda Ocampo Johnson. Ms. Johnson has many years of experience on both sides of state and federal court rooms, and she understands how to build the strongest case possible on your behalf.
Don’t face tax evasion charges alone. Contact the Law Office of Erlinda Ocampo Johson, LLC for a thorough and fearless defense.
The Law Office of Erlinda Ocampo Johnson does not handle any case involving crimes against children or minors.