The Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement Task Force is a pilot program facilitated by California Assembly Bill 576, Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team Act.
The State of California loses billions of dollars to the underground economy. TRaCE joins existing state and federal resources to collaboratively combat illegal business activities that rob California of public funds and its citizens of public services. Although, is also common in businesses selling counterfeit products and in the tobacco industry, fraud and tax evasion most often occur in cash driven businesses just like bars. Used car dealerships, and construction.
While funding for public resources are lost, and employees are forced to work in conditions without basic protections or may even lose their jobs, Tax evasion hurts California’s economy as legitimate businesses are confronted with unfair competition. You can and identical crimes by clicking on the Report a Crime tab above. You can find more information about the TRaCE Task Force by clicking on the other tabs.
The TRaCE Task Force is directed by an advisory council known as the TRaCE Task Force Executive Board.
These meetings are coordinated by the TRaCE Executive Board Chairperson, who is elected by member agencies. The TRaCE Executive Board reviews and evaluates the TRaCE Task Force operations, goals, objectives, policies and procedures. The TRaCE Executive Board holds monthly public meetings in the Sacramento region to discuss policies and operating procedures. Now pay attention please. The TRaCE Executive Board is comprised of public officials from the Department of Justice, Board of Equalization, Franchise Tax Board, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Employment Development Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations and Internal Revenue Service.
The mission of the TRaCE Task Force is to combat organized elements of the underground economy engaged in the manufacture, importation, distribution, and sale of pirated intellectual property, and similar economic crimes resulting in the evasion of business, payroll as well as income taxes. The TRaCE Task Force investigates crimes affecting multiple agencies. You can report criminal tax evasion, piracy, counterfeiting, human trafficking and similar crimes by clicking on the Report a Crime Online button below or you can complete a printed complaint form and mail it to the address shown on the form. Notice, you can also report a crime by calling 18552349949 if you prefer to talk to a live person.
By reporting these illegal activities you if you look for to provide additional information or documents any time after your original report was submitted. You will receive a reference number, if your online submission is successful. Don’t be a victim, report the crime!
You can attach documents, files or pictures by selecting the browser button on the online form. Sacramento, CA 95814 Please include your reference number with the documentation. You can also mail the information to TRaCE, Box 942879. Sacramento, CA 95814 Please include your reference number with the documentation. You can also mail the information to TRaCE, Box 942879. You can attach documents, files or pictures by selecting the browser button on the online form. Frequently Asked Questions. Frequently Asked Questions. >