Ga. Court Bars Tax Preparer Suspected Of $108M Fraud

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT) -- A federal court has permanently barred a Georgia tax preparer accused of bilking the government out of as much as $108 million from continuing to prepare tax returns for customers, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

Andrew Heath, the former operator of Excellent Tax Service, agreed to enter into a civil injunction order without admitting to the allegations the government has leveled against him, the DOJ said. Prosecutors claim Heath and his brother filed thousands of tax returns that understated their clients' federal tax liabilities...
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