Roger Stadtmueller, a CPA who owns Stadtmueller & Associates, an accounting and consulting services firm in Spokane Washington was charged and sentenced to 15 months of prison for filing fraudulent tax returns for his own company. Stadtmueller had set up a corporate entity Zazz, Inc. under which his CPA practice Stadtmueller & Associates conducted business. Stadtmueller understated the gross receipts for Zazz by around $1.8Million in the 2006 to 2008 tax returns that he prepared and filed with the IRS.
Filing fraudulent tax returns for others is one thing, but filing your own tax returns fraudulently, you would think a CPA would know that is a definite no! Isn’t that ethics 101!!