It is not uncommon to hear advertisements in Cleveland of services aimed at helping people to pay less in tax. At the same time, you also likely have heard multiple stories of others facing hefty fines or even jail time for tax evasion. These seemingly conflicting scenarios can often lead to confusion. You certainly do not want to have to pay more tax if it is not necessary, yet you aldo do not want to run afoul of the law. Many who share your same confusion have come to us here at the offices of Michael C. Hennenberg asking how to know if a certain practice aimed at lowering or avoiding taxes is legal.
Charges of fraud can lead to serious and long-lasting consequences for a health care provider, such as the suspension of one's medical license, financial penalties and fines, as well as potential prison time. A podiatrist in Ohio with a history of fraud conviction not related to his medical practice now faces charges for illegally submitting Medicare and Medicaid claims amounting to more than $1.1 million.