SHREVEPORT, La. Angelena Adams, 52, of Princeton, Louisiana, was sentenced today by United States District Choose Elizabeth E. Foote to commit 27 months in jail, followed by 1 calendar year of supervised launch and restitution to be compensated in the amount of $188,328, for defrauding the Inner Earnings Services (IRS), Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced.

Angelena Adams, a.k.a Angelena Morris, was indicted by a federal grand jury on tax fraud prices in May perhaps 2020.  She pleaded guilty on March 15, 2021 to generating and subscribing to a bogus return. Adams labored in the tax return planning business from 2008 by way of 2015. Starting in 2012 and continuing through 2015, Adams opened and operated Angie’s Tax Company, a tax return preparation enterprise in Ringgold, Louisiana.

Angie’s Tax Service geared up and submitted shopper tax returns electronically to the IRS. The enterprise cash flow from Angie’s Tax Provider was deposited into Adams’ personalized financial institution account. Adams did not report the money from the organization on her Variety 1040, U.S. Unique Income Tax Return for tax decades 2013, 2014 and 2015 which, as a outcome, enormously lessened her altered gross revenue for all those tax many years. On or about Oct 15, 2014, Adams concluded and submitted a false tax return for tax yr 2013 stating that her altered gross money in 2013 was $166,011, when in truth of the matter and in simple fact, her altered gross cash flow was substantially more than that, with gross receipts totaling $702,855 throughout 2013 for tax return preparation.

The IRS – Felony Investigation conducted the investigation and Assistant U.S. Lawyer Jessica D. Cassidy prosecuted the scenario.

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