Sisters Sentenced In $25 Million Tax Fraud SchemeU.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Petra Gomez to eight years in federal prison for conspiracy to defraud the government and tax evasion. She had pleaded guilty on November 16, 2020. Gomez’s sister, Jakeline Lumucso, previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government and was sentenced in April 2021 to four years in federal prison.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax CrimesMark D. Schneider, 60, formerly of Niceville, Florida, pled guilty yesterday to multiple federal tax crimes, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Schneider, who lived in Niceville during the commission of his offenses, was recently arrested by the United States Marshals Service after becoming a fugitive when he failed to appear on the day of his trial in Pensacola in January 2021.
Gaetz Ally Plans To Plead Guilty And Cooperate With ProsecutorsThe ex-Florida tax collector with close ties to Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to plead guilty on Monday in a federal court in Florida, according to a new filing Thursday.
2020 Back-To-School Florida Sales Tax Holiday Is This WeekendThis weekend is Florida's annual tax free weekend for back to school bargains technology may be the hot ticket item, as many students across the state are returning to classes remotely.
A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-OffsIt's hard to think there's anything funny about taxes when you're under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.
How (Not) To Get AuditedIt's time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.
What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.
What To Do With Your Tax RefundMost tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
Where's My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That QuestionThe Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don't check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.
Tax Prep: Don't Miss These Juicy Credits and DeductionsThe IRS expects that 75 percent of all 2012 returns will be entitled to a refund, so if you haven't started preparing your taxes yet, do it: There's no reason to wait for April 15 to roll around to get that money back from Uncle Sam.
Prepare Taxes Online Like A ProIf you're preparing your own taxes you should definitely do what the professionals do: use tax preparation software.
As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting ReadyThe IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven't started preparing your taxes yet, do it.
Need Tax Help? There's An App For ThatThere are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.
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