IRS Tax Relief Attorney
6983 E. Fowler Ave., Temple Terrace, FL 33617
Tax Fraud Defense

Tampa Tax Fraud Defense Attorney

Representing Individuals and Businesses in Florida

Attorney Brian Loughrin is a dedicated fraud defense lawyer in Tampa with nearly 20+ years of experience in using hard-hitting defenses to protect taxpayers from tax fraud investigations and charges. There are, in many instances, methods by which tax fraud can be defended and/or the proposed penalties lessened. But it is essential that Brian get to work on your case as early as possible, preferably when you first suspect you may be in tax trouble.


Contact Brian T. Loughrin Tax Attorney online or call (813) 517-8074 today to schedule a free consultation with a tax fraud defense attorney in Tampa.


How Fraudulent Tax Activity is Identified

There are many types of tax crimes and they are commonly detected in an IRS tax audit. Tax examiners are trained to look for and take note of indicators of fraudulent activity by a taxpayer. These signs are called "badges of fraud" and include items such as excessive dealing in cash, destroying records, failure to maintain adequate records, not cooperating with tax examiners or other IRS personnel, hiding assets, filing a false return and many more.

Contact a Tax Fraud Defense Attorney if You are Charged

When a tax examiner finds you have been guilty of improper activity, the normal action is to assess you a civil penalty, such as 75% of the additional tax that the IRS says you owe. Your case may, however, be referred to IRS's Criminal Investigation Division (CID). In most cases, you will not be informed that you are being investigated until the IRS is ready to bring charges. If you are found guilty of a tax fraud crime, you may be imprisoned for a period of many years and face fines into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The government must prove that your actions were done willfully. This can be very difficult to establish and can be the weak link in the case against you. It is, therefore, a primary point that we work to attack while striving to prove that your actions were not with the intent to defraud.

Get a Free Consultation with a Tampa Tax Fraud Lawyer

In nearly all cases, the best defense comes very early on in your tax situation. Most CID investigations originate with referrals from tax examiners and if our office can represent you from the start, we work tirelessly to reduce the chances that an examiner will see anything that would cause them to want to investigate further. Don't wait to reach out to Brian T. Loughrin Tax Attorney for a free case review with an experienced Tampa tax fraud lawyer.


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  • “Brian was able to guide me through a very difficult situation, handle all my problems with the IRS and and answers all questions and concerns.”

    - FH
  • “I am VERY satisfied with the job Brian did and would recommend him to ANYONE with IRS problems.”

    - Gerald McCoy
  • “We are extremely grateful and so happy that we chose him to represent us. We now consider Brian a good friend.”

    - Joe and Michele
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    Brian T. Loughrin

    Tax Relief Lawyer

    Brian Loughrin is an experienced and knowledgeable tax attorney* who has represented clients for nearly 20+ years. His particular expertise in the area of IRS tax law coupled with his unique dedication to his clients' property rights have enabled him to secure successful results in numerous cases. His admission before the United States Tax Court (and US Supreme Court) allows him to see your tax matter thru to the highest levels as may be necessary. No matter the particular circumstances of your ...
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    Shelley

    Legal Assistant

    Shelley received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Oklahoma and spent years working as an Occupational Therapist before completing her Master’s Degree in Health Administration also from the University of Oklahoma (Go Sooners!). She later worked as a Rehabilitation Director before transitioning to tax controversy. She is currently studying to become an Enrolled Agent so that she can more fully assist clients before the IRS. Shelley says transitioning from the medical field ...
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    Garrett

    Receptionist/Intake Specialist

    Garrett is a student at Hillsborough Community College where he is studying Accounting. Previously, he worked for an electronics manufacturer as a Quality Assurance Inspector and Auditor. He achieved several QA certifications before joining Tampa Tax Relief. Garrett’s prior experience provides him with the necessary skills to assist the legal team. Garrett’s hobbies include Esports, working out, hunting, and listening to music. Garrett@TampaTaxRelief.com Get started on your free consult - ...
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