74°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Louisiana tax preparer gets 3 years for filing false returns

2 years 6 months 1 week ago Saturday, July 14 2018 Jul 14, 2018 July 14, 2018 5:12 PM July 14, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Louisiana tax preparer has been sentenced to three years for filing false tax returns.

U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, in a news release, said U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. also sentenced 47-year-old Deborah Turner, of Shreveport, to a year of supervised release and ordered her to pay $128,828 in restitution.

Turner, who owned Tax Express Refund, pleaded guilty in January to one count each of making and subscribing a false tax return and aiding and assisting in making and subscribing a false return.

Authorities said Turner filed numerous returns between 2011 and 2013 with false information so her clients and herself could get deductions and credits that increased their refunds.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days