[USC02] 26 USC 7201: Attempt to evade or defeat tax
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26 USC 7201: Attempt to evade or defeat tax Text contains those laws in effect on January 28, 2020
From Title 26-INTERNAL REVENUE CODESubtitle F-Procedure and AdministrationCHAPTER 75-CRIMES, OTHER OFFENSES, AND FORFEITURESSubchapter A-CrimesPART I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§7201. Attempt to evade or defeat tax

Any person who willfully attempts in any manner to evade or defeat any tax imposed by this title or the payment thereof shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $100,000 ($500,000 in the case of a corporation), or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 851 ; Pub. L. 97–248, title III, §329(a), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 618 .)

Amendments

1982-Pub. L. 97–248 substituted "$100,000 ($500,000 in the case of a corporation)" for "$10,000".

Effective Date of 1982 Amendment

Pub. L. 97–248, title III, §329(e), Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 619 , provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 7203, 7206, and 7207 of this title] shall apply to offenses committed after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 3, 1982]."