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March 11, 2020
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Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns, Faces Prison Time

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Washington, D.C.-area tax preparer recently pleaded guilty to charges related to the aiding in the preparation of […]
April 5, 2019

Tax Preparer Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence After Filing Thousands of False Returns

As readers of our tax blog have seen highlighted time and time again, it is typical for sentencing judges to hand down serious penalties in criminal […]
March 13, 2019

Arizona Immigration Rights Activist and Tax Preparer Sentenced in IRS Fraud Case

Elias Bermudez, 68, was both an outspoken immigrant rights activist and, as described by the U.S. Department of Justice in a recent press release, a “long-time” […]
November 30, 2016

Tax Preparer Fraud is Corrosive to the Tax System and Can Result in a Prison Sentence

Throughout cities and communities in the United States, tax preparers, and other professionals occupy a position of public trust. Taxpayers rely on and trust in these […]
October 20, 2016

IRS Announces Numerous Criminal Tax Charges against Accountants and Tax Preparers

The October 17, 2016, extended filing deadline for the 2015 tax year has now arrived and will soon be in the rearview mirror. For individuals who […]
July 28, 2016
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Tax Preparer’s Federal Prison Sentence Upheld Due to Defendant’s Attempt to Derail Government’s Investigation

The Federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued a ruling with regard to a tax preparer who was challenging his 18-month prison sentence […]