Latest Internal Revenue Service News

Louisiana lab owner admits to filing false tax returns

Dec. 5, 2019 4:44 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana business owner has pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns. Robert Poimboeuf, 57, and his wife owned and operated D&G Holdings, LLC, a Shreveport medical business operating as Doctors Lab that provided laboratory and phlebotomy services, U.S. Attorney David C....

Publisher says he’s hearing interest in nonprofit turn

Nov. 29, 2019 7:13 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of the nation’s first daily newspaper to be granted nonprofit status says he’s since heard from a “few dozen” lawyers and news executives curious about whether the Salt Lake Tribune’s approach could work elsewhere. Tribune publisher Paul...

Vegas tax preparer gets 14-month sentence in fraud case

Oct. 30, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas tax preparer who pleaded guilty in a tax fraud case faces over a year in federal prison. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced 55-year-old Trixa Belloso Rivas to 14 months in prison and ordered her to pay $2 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. Rivas pleaded...

Tucson man pleads guilty to preparing 44 false returns

Oct. 29, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson tax preparer has pleaded guilty to preparing more than 40 false federal tax returns over a three-year span. Internal Revenue Service investigators say 36-year-old Adan Ramirez pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false...

Ex-IRS agent from Utah gets federal prison in Vegas tax case

Oct. 23, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 72-year-old former Internal Revenue Service attorney from Salt Lake City has been sentenced in Las Vegas to almost three years in federal prison for tax evasion and obstruction. U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich (tru-TAN'-itsh) said Wednesday that a judge also ordered Craig Orrock on...