Tax Return Preparer in Kansas Shut Down
A federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, has permanently barred Ahferom Goitom from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced.
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States accused Goitom of forging forms W-2, filing returns improperly based on paycheck stubs rather than W-2 wage statements, fabricating income for phony businesses to obtain larger tax credits, claiming false education tax credits, and filing tax returns without customer authorization. The complaint also alleges that Goitom sold false and deceptive loan products to Instant Tax Service customers.
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