New York Sales Tax Fraud
A New York Sales Tax Fraud Lawyer can tell you that the crime of Sales Tax Fraud may be easy to commit, it is taken seriously by law enforcement. This is partially due to the fact that the revenue lost from these crimes are lost to state and local government. This crime involves failing to pay, report, or asses sales tax. It is important seek legal guidance if you have been charged with Sales Tax Fraud or other White Collar Crime such as bank fraud, or Mail Fraud , speak with a New York Sales Tax Fraud Lawyer from our team.
The District Attorney can bring charges for Sales Tax Fraud if you have engaged in activities where you show the intent to avoid paying sales tax. Some of these activities include:
- File incorrect returns
- Understate the amount of a sale, or otherwise underreport the amount of money you received;
- Fail to report an item that was shipped outside of the state;
- Creating false documents reflecting items were shipped outside state lines.
Sales Tax Fraud is commonly committed by sellers or retailers. It is important to note however that sometimes, a buyer is obligated to pay sales tax, particularly where the buyer is a company who has purchased a large amount of goods. Failing to pay these sales taxes can amount to Sales Tax Fraud.
If you have been charged with Sale Tax Fraud, it is important to speak with a qualified New York Sales Tax Fraud Lawyer from Barry C. Weiss P.C. for guidance. A qualified Criminal lawyer from our team can ensure that your rights are protected and can create a defense strategy that protects your rights. Contact our office today at 212.785.1300 to schedule your free consultation. We can handle your criminal case in New York City including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens as well as in Westchester County, and Suffolk County and Nassau County on Long Island.