Oahu attorney pleads guilty to 17 tax violations

Oahu attorney pleads guilty to 17 tax violations
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An attorney in Honolulu has pleaded guilty as charged to 17 counts of tax violations.

The charges range from misdemeanors to felony violations.

The state Department of Taxation says local attorney Noah Fiddler was charged on April 20, 2018 in District Court. He was charged with five counts of failing to pay taxes from 2011 to 2015; six counts of failure to file income tax for 2010 through 2015; and six counts of failing to file general excise tax returns for 2010 to 2015.

For the felony charges, Fiddler could spend up to five years behind bars and a fine of up to $100,000 for each charge.

On the misdemeanors, he could get probation or fined $25,000 for each count.

His sentencing is set for May 2.

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