Sergio Sosa was also charged with one count of tax evasion, and he and his children were also each charged with one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the administration of the internal revenue laws.
The three worked at Sergio Central Latino, a tax preparation business owned by the father. The IRS accused Sergio Sosa of not filing personal returns from 2003 through 2017 and after multiple audits, the IRS said he owed $750,000 in unpaid taxes. As of 2019, Sosa allegedly owes more than $1.1 million in taxes, penalties, and interest.
After collection efforts began, the trio allegedly tried to hide Sergio’s personal assets and residential properties, and by putting the ownership of the tax business in the children’s names. After the IRS suspended SCL’s ability to efile tax returns because of the unpaid taxes, David Sosa changed the company’s name and obtained electronic filing authorization in a third-party’s name. Alissa Sosa allegedly claimed to own the residence that was actually her father's and withdrew funds from accounts she knew had been levied by the IRS.
Each of the thee face a possible maximum of five years in prison for the conspiracy charge and three years for the obstruction charge. Sergio Sosa faces an additional five years on the tax evasion charge if convicted.