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Sen. Carl Levin Letter: Closing 10 Offshore Tax Loopholes

Letter about closing offshore ten tax loopholes from Senator Carl Levin to Senator Harry Reid, Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Jon Kyl, Senator Kent Conrad, Senator Saxby Chambliss, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Mike Crapo, Senator Tom Coburn, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator John McCain, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury; Gene Sperling, Director, National Economic Council, dated October 5, 2012.

Russia seeks evidence in Delaware regarding Kester Trade LLC

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged tax fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Russia - that was filed at federal court in the USA on October 11, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Kester Trade LLC, Belinda Lanyon, Koksokhimmontazh-Kemerovo ZAO, Vladimir Mezer, Alexander Shaposhnikov, and UAB Lietuvos Avialinijos Cargo.

PayPal records targeted by IRS in offshore tax evasion investigation

The IRS has asked a U. S. federal court for permission to serve a “John Doe” summons on Internet money transfer firm PayPal Inc. as part of a clampdown on tax evasion using offshore credit and debit cards.“The records requested in the summons will identify the holders of bank accounts at, or payment cards issued by banks in, the listed jurisdictions, information which is not otherwise readily available to the Internal Revenue Service,” stated the IRS in its petition.

Lithuania: JSC Sidabrine Menke

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Lithuania into fraud involving Jonas Disleris and JSC Sidabrine Menke.

US court approves application to serve summonses on VISA International for tax evasion investigation

A California court has approved a request by the Internal Revenue Service for leave to file "John Doe" summonses on VISA International as part of an investigation into tax evasion using offshore credit cards. The order, issued on March 28, 2002, allows the IRS to examine the records of VISA credit or debit cards issued "by, through, or on behalf of banks or other financial institutions" in 31 offshore jurisdictions.