Tax Avoidance Business Owner Liable for Six Years of Unfiled Returns

Peyton Mottahedeh, president of a California business that encourages income tax evasion, has been found liable for taxes and penalties relating to six years of unfiled federal tax returns. Mottahedeh’s business, the Freedom Law School, advocates for tax avoidance practices such as refusing to file tax returns and maintaining marginal financial records.  After six years of unfiled returns, the IRS began an audit of the Mottahedehs in 2008, a process that eventually resulted in the case being hea...