Many Unhappy Returns: Georgia recoups up to $6.4M after WSB-TV tax fraud investigation

Number 27856
Subject Taxes
Source WSB-Atlanta
State Georgia
Year 2016
Publication Date May 11. 2016
Summary In what’s turned out to be the largest tax fraud case of its kind in state history, Georgia is beginning to recoup $6.4 million from taxpayers who submitted returns with inflated refunds, based on the schemes of a longtime tax preparer who also happens to be a local elected official. The state investigation was launched after WSB-TV dug into that official's past and uncovered a trail of civil fraud judgments, tax liens, taxpayer complaints and investment schemes. She had escaped any real consequences, until now.
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Keywords taxes; taxpayers; tax refunds;
Related Links https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_K-nwb6tz0 ; http://projects.wsb.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/unhappy-returns/
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