Newton Landscaping Company Owner Sentenced for Tax Evasion | USAO-MA

BOSTON – The owner of a landscaping company in Newton was convicted yesterday over an income underreporting plan on his business and personal tax returns.

Kevin Newman, 70, of Auburndale, the owner of Kevin Newman Landscape and Tree Inc., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris to 10 months of joint detention, two years of supervised release, and 100 hours of community service. Newman was also fined $ 10,000 and refunded $ 572,843 to the Internal Revenue Service. April 2021, Newman pleaded guilty to tax evasion.

For the 2015-2019 tax years, Newman under-reported income and overspending on his personal tax returns and those filed by his company, resulting in a tax loss of more than $ 671,812.

This was announced by acting US attorney Nathaniel R. Mendell and Ramsey E. Covington, acting special agent for the criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service in Boston. U.S. Assistant Attorney Sara Miron Bloom of Mendell’s Securities, Financial & Cyber ​​Fraud Unit is pursuing the case.

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