Another tax return preparer indicted for fraud in Maricopa County

B&W IRS Logo 399 x399According to the indictment filed on January 21, 2014, Stephen Scott Pearce, beginning in November 2009 and continuing through at least on or about November 30, 2010, conspired to defraud the United States by submitting false claims for income tax refunds.

Pearce  filed 17 returns in 2009 and 2010 for $130,014 and $155,400 respectively, totaling $285,414.