STATESVILLE, N.C. – A Lenoir woman was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison Monday, according to a release from the office of U.S. Attorney Anne M. Tompkins.
Denise Swanson was convicted of tax evasion, the release said. She will serve three years under court supervision following her release from prison. She was ordered to pay $839,830 in restitution to client victims and $249,912 to the IRS, according to the release.
Swanson was the owner and operator of Bottom-line Accounting, a tax preparation and bookkeeping business, court records show. She performed tax preparation services for clients, which included making related tax payments on their behalf, the records show.