Tax preparer gets 5 years in falsifying returns case

Posted: Updated:

A Bronx tax preparer has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for falsifying tax returns that generated more than $1 million in undeserved refunds for his clients.

A Southern District Court judge says Davis Jackson invented phony businesses, inflated deductions and created fake dependents using personal information of children who had died.

Jackson will now spend 63 months behind bars.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."