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GH man gets prison time for tax evasion

Becky Vargo • Jul 21, 2015 at 12:36 PM

Matthew Daniels, 46, filed false tax returns for 2007 and 2008, according to U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles Jr.

“In particular, Daniels under reported his gross receipts on his Schedule C for both 2007 and 2008,” Miles said.

“The 2008 tax return that Daniels filed was a fraudulent income tax return which under-reported gross receipts by $362,489,” he said.

At sentencing, Judge Robert Holmes Bell found that the government had determined that Daniels would be held responsible for under-reported gross receipts and owed taxes to the Internal Revenue Service of $119,003.

Daniels was also ordered to pay a mandatory $100 special assessment. Once he serves his prison term, he will be under a year of supervised release.

The charges on which he was sentenced were part of a Jan. 23 plea deal, Miles said.

See the complete story in Friday's print or electronic edition of the Grand Haven Tribune.

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