Fraud Friday: Just because the word "tax" is in his title... - Spidell

Fraud Friday: Just because the word “tax” is in his title…


Just because the word “tax” is in his title, doesn’t mean he’s familiar with the IRC. A taxidermist in Minnesota is facing a stiff prison sentence for tax fraud stemming from failure to file sales and use tax and employment tax returns related to his taxidermy business, plus failure to file his individual returns. When state DOR investigators asked the taxidermist why he hadn’t filed his taxes for 2018–20, he allegedly replied, “I really don’t have a good answer.” There are multiple charges against him, each carrying a five-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine. (www.swnewsmedia.com/savage_pacer/news/public_safety/savage-taxidermist-accused-of-tax-fraud-following-dept-of-revenue-investigation/article_3a751c3e-d473-5394-9838-b9c80f124d36.html)

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