Tax Preparer Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Filing Fraudulent Returns

A federal judge recently sentenced long-time tax preparer SANDRA LENORA GREEN, 61, of York, Ala., to five years and three months in prison for aiding and abetting the filing of false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Thomas J. Holloman.

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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS TO SHUT DOWN ALABAMA TAX RETURN PREPARER

WASHINGTON – A number of tax return preparation businesses in the Birmingham, Alabama area unlawfully understate their customers’ income tax liabilities and overstate refunds by making deliberate misstatements on the returns, according to a new civil lawsuit filed by the Justice Department on Wednesday.

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