Nicole Johnson Is Facing Three Years In Prison After Defrauding IRS Out Of Over $1,300,000 | August 31
Jacksonville: What started as a scheme to help her clients get a larger tax return ended in fines for Florida woman Nicole Johnson.
According to reports, for the tax years 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, Johnson prepared returns for individuals in which she falsified the amounts of deductions and tax credits owed to the taxpayers.
As a result, those taxpayers received undeserved tax refunds.
Johnson fraudulently claimed the General Business Credit and False Tax Credit for taxpayers who were not entitled to them, and inflated itemized deductions.
As a result of the false returns prepared by Johnson, the IRS issued more than $1.3 million in undeserved refunds.
Johnson has agreed to repay the IRS that amount in restitution.
Nicole Johnson faces up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and assisting in the filing of a false tax return.
In Other News Today
Florida Man and Florida Woman Stories | August 31