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Case Number: 1:23-cr-00005
Judge: Amanda K Brailsford
Court: United States District Court for the District of Idaho (Ada County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Boise
Defendant's Attorney: Angela Chang
Description: Boise, Idaho criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with aiding and assisting in the preparation and prsentation of a false and fraudulent tax return, statement or other document.
Keveny Rosier, 45, operated a tax preparation business in Boise, Idaho and prepared tax returns for clients for the 2016 and 2017 tax years. On returns he prepared, Rosier routinely falsely inflated clients’ itemized deductions and Schedule C business expenses, falsely claimed fuel tax credits, and falsely inflated income to maximize the Earned Income Tax Credit. In total, Rosier’s conduct resulted in a tax loss to the IRS of approximately $143,000.
Rosier is scheduled to be sentenced on November 28, 2023, and faces a maximum sentence of three years in prison. He also faces a period of supervised release, restitution, and monetary penalties. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
As part of the plea agreement with the Government, Rosier agreed to pay outstanding restitution to the IRS in the amount of $63,890.
U.S. Attorney Hurwit commended the investigative work of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brittney Campbell is prosecuting this case.
Outcome: Defendant elected to plead guilty.