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The DC Code: § 47-4106 Fraud and false statements.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person who willfully makes and subscribes, delivers, or discloses a return, statement, list, account, or other document required under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, which he or she does not believe to be true and correct as to every material matter, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
b
A person who willfully aids or assists in, procures, counsels, or advises the preparation or presentation under, or in connection with, a matter arising under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, of a return, affidavit, claim, list, account, or other document, which is fraudulent or is false as to any material matter, whether or not the falsity or fraud is with the knowledge or consent of the person authorized or required to present the return, affidavit, claim, list, account, or document, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
c
A person who willfully makes and subscribes, delivers, or discloses a return, statement, list, account, or other document required under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, which he or she does not believe to be true and correct as to every matter, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $3,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
d
A person who willfully aids or assists in, procures, counsels, or advises the preparation or presentation under, or in connection with, any matter arising under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, of a return, affidavit, claim, list, account, or other document, which is fraudulent or is false as to any matter, whether or not the falsity or fraud is with the knowledge or consent of the person authorized or required to present the return, affidavit, claim, list, account, or document, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $3,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
e
All prosecutions under this section shall be brought in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on information by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia in the name of the District.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-310, in subsec. (c), deleted "material" preceding "matter". D.C. Law 15-354 substituted "Attorney General for the District of Columbia" for "Corporation Counsel". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-204, see notes following § 47-4101. Law 14-310, the "Criminal Code and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-954, which was referred to the Committee on Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 3, 2002, and December 17, 2002, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 22, 2003, it was assigned Act No. 14-622 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14-310 became effective on June 12, 2003. For Law 15-354, see notes following § 47-340.03. DC CODE § 47-4106 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law 13-204, § 2(b), 47 DCR 5799; June 12, 2003, D.C. Law 14-310, § 11(c), 50 DCR 1092; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(n)(6), 52 DCR 2638.)