BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish man is accused of failing to timely file income tax returns.
United States of America filed a complaint on May 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against Michael Tyler alleging that the taxpayer violated the Internal Revenue Code.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that as of April 30, 2017, federal income taxes, penalties, and interest in total amount of $2,903,093.21 remains uncollected from the defendant. The plaintiff holds Tyler responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to timely file income tax returns and neglected or refused to make full payment of the assessed amounts.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in the amount of $2,903,093.21 with statutory interest, costs incurred in bringing the action. It is represented by John M. Bilheimer of Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.; and John J. Gaupp of United States Attorney Office in Baton Rouge; ad Corey R. Amundson, action U.S. attorney.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana case number 3:17-cv-00341