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August 31, 1993 | CHIP JOHNSON
A 36-year-old Panorama City man who posed as a former Internal Revenue Service employee was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for falsifying federal income tax returns that resulted in more than $100,000 in refunds for a dozen clients. Danny Charles Gray, who pleaded guilty to four counts of filing phony income tax returns, also will be fined $6,000 and a special $200 assessment for preparing the false tax claims, said Terree A. Bowers, U. S.
July 26, 2008 | Kenneth R. Weiss
It's not every day that people want to pay more taxes. But the tug on the heartstrings appears to be opening purse strings for California's sea otter -- at least for another year. California taxpayers have voluntarily donated $253,350 so far this year by checking a box on their income tax returns and making donations. The amount is significant because it ensures that the donation box will appear again on next year's state income tax returns, funneling more money to the California Sea Otter Fund.
May 19, 1991
With the revelation that Neil Bush's Apex Energy Co. has increased the taxpayers' obligations by $2.3 million, in addition to our costs for bailing out Silverado Savings & Loan, wouldn't it be an equitable trade-off to let all of us list him as a dependent on future income tax returns? JEAN MYERS MAXWELL Carpinteria
February 26, 1993
In addition to senior discounts at movies, restaurants, theaters and stores, Social Security recipients get a 65th birthday gift of an extra deduction on their income tax returns. For a couple, this provides an additional standard deduction of $1,400. Not because of any change in the ability to pay; strictly for the honor of having reached a particular age. Has anyone ever questioned this giveaway? HARRY SIMMONS Garden Grove
December 6, 1991
Four people, including three San Fernando Valley residents, were sentenced Thursday for defrauding the U.S. government out of about $1 million by filing bogus income tax returns by computer, prosecutors said. Sheila Green and Doris Martin of Van Nuys, Chissay White of Sylmar and Daphne Thomas of Los Angeles were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles by Judge Laughlin E. Waters. They re among eight defendants in the case, all of whom pleaded guilty.
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