Harrisburg man indicted for using his tax preparation service to file false tax returns

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HARRISBURG, Pa- A Harrisburg man was indicted on forty five counts of aiding and assisting the preparation of false tax documents.

According to United States Attorney’s office, Felix R. Diaz, 56, was a tax preparer who owned Felix Tax Service. From 2010 through 2013, Diaz filed forty five tax returns with false and fraudulent income, deductions, and addresses in an effort to maximize income tax refunds. Diaz’s conduct resulted in approximately $100,000 in taxes due and owed the Internal Revenue Service.

The maximum penalty under federal law for each count is three years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.