Points of attention CRIMINAL TAX LAW
- A visit by the FIOD is always unexpected and inconvenient. The FIOD however comes prepared. Never underestimate the seriousness of the situation.
- Stay calm, consult a lawyer as soon as possible, and do not make any statements whatsoever until you have discussed matters with your lawyer. Do not consent to seizure of any object or document.
- In almost all tax crimes, there will also be a suspicion of forgery. The maximum sentence for this offence is relatively high and prolonged pre-trial detention is a possibility.