Alabama man pleads guilty to falsifying tax returns

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama tax preparer has pleaded guilty to filing false returns on behalf of his clients and himself. U.S. Attorney Prim Escalona said 27-year-old Jamichael D. Whiteside, of Gadsden, entered the guilty plea Thursday in federal court. reports Whiteside entered the plea to one count of aiding or assisting in the preparation of a false tax return and making and subscribing a false tax return before U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor.

Escalona’s office said Whiteside’s false returns resulted in a tax loss of more than $140,000. A sentencing date has not been announced.

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10/28/2021 5:11:32 PM (GMT -5:00)

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