According to DoJ, the owner of a chiropractic business was sentenced to Six (6) months in prison for tax evasion after pleading guilty to the charge in June 2019.
Richard Rogers, a Northborough, Massachusetts chiropractor, operated his practice from his residence. According to court documents, Rogers evaded his taxes from 2012 through 2016 by concealing his income from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
- Rogers encouraged his clients to pay in cash and used a nominee bank account to negotiate check payments when he was not paid in cash.
- He paid creditors using postal money orders, and
- used credit card accounts opened with a fictitious social security number.
- Rogers also concealed the ownership of his residence by titling the property in the name of a trust.
- Rogers did not file federal tax returns from at least 2008 through 2016, despite his obligation to do so.
Read more at: Tax Times blog