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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
2/23/2017 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

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