Interesting IRS News - March 14, 2010


Hotel Sues Bogus IRS Officer

The Ignatio hotel in Novato has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Sherry Lynn Vertoch, 64, for failing to pay $55,175.25 in various hotel charges comprising of room fees, pet charges and miscellaneous expenses over a two year stay. The lawsuit was filed at the Marin Superior Court last Friday. Vertoch faces a jail term of up to 3 years when sentencing is carried out April 20. She pleaded guilty to the charge.

Vertoch has been staying at the Ignatio hotel for short spells over the past few years and had always settled her bills in cash. But two years ago, she checked in and stayed at the hotel until recently without paying anything. Every time the hotel pressed for payment, Vertoch claimed she was an IRS agent on an extended investigation in the area....

...Good News for Maine Taxpayers from IRS

4,900 Maine taxpayers are owed more than $4.2 million in tax refunds by the IRS and they have until April 15 to claim their dues. This debt dates back to 2006 when they did not file an income tax return. To receive the refund, they have to file a tax return before the April deadline.

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