My friend did her taxes this year and had her sister-in-law to do them since she is the one that do taxes for years. Months later she found out that the information was wrong and had more money. Now the IRS is asking for a W2 form for proof and her sister-in-law has that, but since my friend had recently put her babydad on child support, her sister-in-law threaten her that she will take her to jail for fraud and lie saying that she didn't have anything to do with it. She kept the messages she send her about the threats but now shes worry... what will happen to her? Is there anything she can do, she haven't got her refund yet, the bank is holding it.
Your question is quite confusing. First, the sister-in-law cannot take your friend to jail. Prosecution of a legal matter can only be done by the state or Federal government. I suggest you contact a tax attorney in your area to go over your friends situation. The attorney will be able to contact the IRS on behalf of your friend and help her better understand the situation.
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