Skip to Main Content

Disciplinary Actions - Individual Tax Preparers

2017
DATE COMPLAINT NO. TYPE OF ORDER ACTION SUMMARY NAME
1/13/2017 MITP 16-0029 Consent Order Assessment of $1,500 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Eligible for a registration contingent upon meeting examination and other requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Dante Hicks
1/13/2017 MITP 16-0099 Consent Order Assessment of $3,750 Civil Penalty for providing tax return services without being properly registered with the Board. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Nixon Okoniha
1/13/2017 MITP 16-0109 Consent Order Assessment of $15,000 civil penalty for the following preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration with the Board; required to meet all of the requirements to become registered, including earning four (4) hours of continuing education; and agreeing to cease preparing tax returns until properly registered. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Lovet A. Ako
2/13/2017 MITP 16-0012 Consent Order Assessment of $1,250 Civil Penalty for providing tax return services without being registered with the Board. Registration with the Board as a tax preparer contingent on payment of penalty, complying with terms and conditions of the Order and meeting the requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Kalihia Ballard
2/13/2017 MITP 16-0015 Consent Order Assessment of $5,650 Civil Penalty for providing tax return services without being registered with the Board. Registration with the Board as a tax preparer contingent on complying with terms and conditions of the Order and meeting the requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. John Ekelekomen
2/13/2017 MITP 16-0016 Consent Order Assessment of $4,800 Civil Penalty for providing tax return services without being properly registered with the Board. Licensee must take 2 hours of training in ethics. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Arlene Bonilla-Jubilee
2/22/2017 MITP 16-0023 Final Order Revocation of registration and assessment of $650 for preparing tax returns without having passed the Maryland tax preparers examination and failing to respond to the Board's inquiry in this matter. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Alicia M. Cook
2/22/2017 MITP 16-0025 Final Order Revocation of registration and assessment of $1,450 for preparing tax returns without having passed the Maryland tax preparers examination and failing to respond to the Board's inquiry in this matter. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Gail C. Wilson
2/23/2017 MITP 16-0090 Final Order Registration suspended for preparation of tax returns without having passed the Maryland Tax Preparation examination and fialure to respond to the Board's inquiry ; assessment of $2,550. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Bode Alabi
2/23/2017 MITP 16-0097 Final Order Assessment of $7,700 Civil Penalty for providing tax return services without being properly registered with the Board. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Trena S. Hudnall
3/3/2017 MITP 16-0091 Consent Order Registration reprmanded for preparation of tax returns without having passed the Maryland Tax Preparers examination; asessment of $1,000 civil penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Krystle Roof
3/15/2017 MITP 16-0058 Consent Order Assessment of Civil Penalty in the amount of $500 for preparing tax returns despite the fact that her registration has expired. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Sheree White
3/27/2017 MITP 16-0061 Consent Order Assessment of Civil Penalty in the amount of $750 for preparing tax returns without having a obtained a registration with the Board. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. David Armstead
4/6/2017 MITP 17-0031 Consent Order Assessment of $15,700 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Eligible for a registration contingent upon meeting examination and other requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Jean Mayaka
4/13/2017 MITP 17-0026 Consent Order Assessment of $25,000 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Eligible for a registration contingent upon meeting examination and other requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. David N. Johnson
4/13/2017 MITP 16-0047 Consent Order Assessment of $1,200 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Eligible for a registration contingent upon meeting examination and other requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Sierra Hart
4/20/2017 MITP 16-0037 Final Order Assessment of $3,250 Civil Penalty for providing tax preparation services without obtaining a registration from the Board. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Hope Jones
4/20/2017 MITP 16-0095 Final Order Assessment of $2,500 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Eligible for a registration contingent upon meeting examination and other requirements for registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Anil Kalra
4/20/2017 MITP 16-0028 Final Order Assessment of $7,450 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Benjamin Nwankwo
4/20/2017 MITP 16-0098 Final Order Assessment of $7,450 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Maurice Onoh
5/22/2017 MITP 16-0024 Consent Order Assessment of $3,650 Civil Penalty and a reprimand of registration as a tax preparer for preparing tax returns prior to passing the Maryland Tax Preparers Examination. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Darnell Watson
5/30/2017 MITP 16-0007 Consent Order Assessment of $20,000 Civil Penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Respondent agrees to cease all representation as a tax preparer. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Herode Fleurant

2016
DATE COMPLAINT NO. TYPE OF ORDER ACTION SUMMARY NAME
8/16/2016 MITP 16-0022 Consent Order Reprimand for preparing tax returns prior to obtaining a registration; $750 Civil Penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Beverly Branch
9/26/2016 MITP 16-0033 Consent Order Reprimand for preparing tax returns prior to obtaining a registration; $750 Civil Penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Doris Cozart
9/26/2016 MITP 16-0034 Final Order Assessment of $24,000 civil penalty for preparing tax returns without obtaining a registration. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Douglas E. Brown
9/29/2016 MITP 16- 0111 Final Order Reprimand for failing to obtain 16 hours of continuing education at time of renewal of registration; assessed a civil penalty of $500. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v.Ozoda Jahanova
10/24/2016 MITP 16-0043 Final Order Reprimand for preparing tax returns without having taken the exam; $250 Civil Penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Ryan Lee
10/24/2016 MITP 16-0064 Final Order Ordered to cease providing, attempting to provide, or offering to provide tax preparation services until properly registered with the Board; assessment of a civil penalty in the amount of $4,500. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Waldro Charles
11/14/2016 MITP 16- 0094 Final Order Suspension of Registration until such time as passing the Maryland tax preparer's examination; assessment of civil penalty in the amount of $4,550. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Akinyemi Jelenke
11/14/2016 MITP 16-0059 Consent Order Reprimand for preparing tax returns without having taken the exam; $5,500 Civil Penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Michael Anegbode
11/18/2016 MITP 16-0021 Consent Order Suspension of registration for 90 days for preparing tax returns without having taken the examination; $500 Civil Penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Marquise Simon
11/18/2016 MITP 16-0080 Consent Order Imposition of a civil penalty of $3,000; Board issuance of registration upon payment of civil penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Irene Taylor-Freeman
11/18/2016 MITP 17-0002 Consent Order Suspension of registration for preparing tax returns without having taken the examination; requirement to pass examination; $10,500 civil penalty. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Donald L. Abrecht
11/18/2016 MITP 16-0110 Final Order Suspension of registration for one year; assessment of civil penalty in the amount $5,000.. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. George E. Deutsch
11/18/2016 MITP 16-0067 Final Order Reprimand for failing to pass the Maryland tax preparer's examination prior to filing tax returns in 2016; assessment of civil penalty in the amount of $3,100. Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Charita Douglas

2015
DATE COMPLAINT NO. TYPE OF ORDER ACTION SUMMARY NAME
1/13/2014 ITP-LD-14-02 Final Order Application for Registration Denied Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Jiten Mehta
1/13/2014 ITP-LD-15-02 Final Order Application for Registration Denied Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Julia Doctor

2014
DATE COMPLAINT NO. TYPE OF ORDER ACTION SUMMARY NAME
2/10/2014 ITP-CC-2013-12- Final Order Registration Revoked; Civil Penalty:$2500 Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Barbara L. McCarthy
5/12/2014 ITP-CC-2014-02 Final Order Registration Revoked; Civil Penalty:$2500 Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Laura Payne-Perkins

2012
DATE COMPLAINT NO. TYPE OF ORDER ACTION SUMMARY NAME
6/27/2012 TP-LD 12-02 Final Order Application for Registration Denied Board of Individual Tax Preparers v. Angalia Moore