Under what circumstances may an individual be guilty of a crime by failing to act?

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If you are legally compelled to do something and don't do it, it can be criminal if you don't.
The most obvious example, failing to pay taxes. If you fail to pay your federal income taxes, you can be guilty of tax evasion.
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