IRS Drops Criminal Investigation of North Carolina Minister

The IRS announced today that it was dropping its nearly two year old investigation of a North Carolina minister who the IRS believed had engaged in several years of income tax evasion.  The minister successfully raised issues regarding the taxability of certain items as well as his lack of criminal intent.

The taxpayer was represented by Douglas E. Kingsbery of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P.

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