Reliance of Accountant Defense Failed in Tax Case When Evidence Showed Taxpayer Directed Tax Return Preparer as to What Expenses to Claim.
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Defendants and one co-defendant were convicted by a jury in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas of charges stemming from their tax-fraud conspiracy. Defendants appealed and claimed that their Rule 29 motion due to insufficient evidence should have been granted.
Guilty Plea to Tax Violation Results in Consecutive Sentence with Unrelated States Charges.
Federal Sentencing Guidelines Treat Felony and Misdemeanor Tax Violations the Same. The Result Can Lead to Misdemeanor Sentences Being Ordered Served Consecutively.