Former CPA, Mark A. Harmon Sentenced to 24 months for Cheating on His Income Taxes
Evansville accountant altered client invoices and falsified income on personal tax returns for years
Evansville (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney John E. Childress announced today that Mark A. Harmon, 64, of Evansville, Indiana, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young on multiple counts of tax evasion.
“Do as I say, not as I do, was Mr. Harmon’s business practice,” said Childress. “Stealing from law abiding Americans and deceiving trusted clients will not be tolerated. Those thinking about engaging in this type of behavior during this tax season should think twice.”
Mark Harmon owned and operated Mark Harmon and Company, Certified Public Accountant and Consultants, in Evansville . He was an accountant for over 25 years and a CPA until his license expired in June 2015.
Harmon’s largest accounting client from 2012 through 2015 was a group of three related companies: Pittsburgh Tank and Tower Co., Pittsburgh Tank and Tower Maintenance, and Allstate Tower, Inc. (collectively, Pittsburgh Tank and Tower Group (“PTTG”)). Harmon had been working with those companies for over 25 years by performing accounting and financial audit services.