Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
The terms tax avoidance and tax evasion or tax fraud have profoundly different meanings but are sometimes confused with each other. Complete the following:
- Research a case in which a company has committed tax fraud or evasion and summarize the details of the case including the IRS’s position, findings and consequences.
- Might this case be interpreted as a case of tax avoidance instead of tax fraud? Be sure to fully explain your position and reasoning.