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Specializing in IRS and NYS Tax Representation. Workers Compensation Audits, Payroll, Sales and Income Tax representation for Businesses, Individuals, Restaurants and Construction Companies. Civil and Criminal Workers Comp Audit representation includes: NYSIF Examinations, Premium Disputes, Employee Misclassification, Underreporting, Unreported Income, and Failure to Keep Accurate Payroll Records.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Operators of Charity Scam Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud Conspiracy and Tax Evasion – But Don’t Let That Stop You from Getting the 501(c)(3) Designation Your Non-Profit Desperately Needs

A crafty couple that operated a charity that purported to provide goods to the needy was sentenced to prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and tax evasion. The bewildered lovebirds were sentenced to 15 months in the Slammer, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert S. Brewer, Jr. for the Southern District.According to court documents and statements made in court, they operated a tax-exempt charitable organization whose stated mission was to provide assistance to low income families and individuals in need. From 2011 through 2016, they fraudulently obtained more than $1.35 million in donated clothing and other items by falsely representing to the donors that the items would be given to needy recipients. In fact, they only gave about $13,000 in charitable donations, and then sold the remaining donated items, and used the proceeds to support themselves and their family members. 

Selig & Associates specializes in Tax Representation and Workers Compensation Insurance Audits. Our office is conveniently located in New York City and same day and emergency appointments are available Monday through Friday. Call Selig today for a free no obligation consultation. 


IRS & NYS Tax Representation We represent individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. We negotiate excellent tax settlements and repayment agreements and specialize in unpaid Income, Sales and Payroll taxes. 


Workers’ Compensation & NYSIF Audits We help businesses with difficult insurance audits and successfully challenge large premium increases, payroll discrepancies, employee misclassification, experience and other rating issues. *Most premium disputes are settled within 60 days of our being retained.


Did Your Business Overpay for Workers’ Compensation Insurance? If your Business paid $100,000 + for Workers’ Compensation insurance (during 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020) you may be entitled to a Large Cash Refund. *Premium refunds are usually received in as little as 90 days. Call Selig for a free no obligation consultation. If we don’t win, you don’t pay. 


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