Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Jenkens & Gilchrist
Penalty: 
$76,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
March 29, 2007
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
tax violations
Violation Description: 

The Internal Revenue Servicereached a settlement with the law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist, which agreed to pay a penalty of $76 million. The penalty stemmed from the firm's promotion of abusive and fraudulent tax shelters and violation of the tax law concerning tax shelter registration and maintenance and turnover to the IRS of tax shelter investor lists.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Internal Revenue Service
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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