A federal court in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has permanently enjoined two New Orleans-area tax return preparers from preparing returns for others and from owning, operating or franchising any tax return preparation business in the future.

The court entered judgment against Mario Alexander by default; defendant Leroi Jackson consented to entry of the injunction against him. The terms of the orders require that Alexander and Jackson, both individually and doing business as The Taxman Financial Services, send notices of the injunction to each person for whom they prepared federal tax returns and post the injunctions in places where they conduct business, including social media accounts and websites. The orders also provide that the United States may conduct post-judgment discovery to monitor compliance.

The civil complaint filed against Alexander and Jackson alleged that they prepared tax returns claiming fabricated…

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