New Orleans Tax Preparer Sentenced to Serve a Year and a Day in Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty to Failing to Declare More Than $695,000 in Income on Tax Returns

Published 4:33 pm Thursday, November 4, 2021

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that on November 3, 2021 QUINCY E. IRVIN, age 43 of New Orleans, Louisiana was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to a one count Bill of Information for making false statements on an income tax return in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206.

In papers signed by the defendant and filed in open court, IRVIN admitted to owing two tax  preparation companies, Discount Tax Services and Quincy Irvin Tax Services. IRVIN admitted to failing to declare a total of $696,060 in income for the tax years 2012, 2013, and 2014. The total  tax loss to the government was $249,074 as a result of IRVIN’S false statements.

IRVIN was ordered to pay $249,074  in restitution and to serve one year supervised release after his prison term.  IRVIN must also pay a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division for their thorough investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Carter K.D. Guice Jr.