He faces up to three years in prison.

A federal grand jury indicted the owner of an Alabama tax preparation service on tax charges.

A 37-count indictment charges Ametra Q. Wooden, 33, of Birmingham, Alabama, with 35 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false and fraudulent tax returns and two counts of willfully failing to file personal income tax returns.

According to court records, Wooden owned and operated A Plus Tax Experts & Financial Services. Wooden allegedly aided and assisted in the preparation of 35 fraudulent tax returns on behalf of clients for the tax years 2014 through 2017. In 2014 and 2016, Wooden allegedly failed to file personal income tax returns.

If convicted, Wooden faces up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count of preparing false returns. Additionally, if convicted, she faces up to one year in prison and a fine of up to $100,000 for each count of failing to file a tax return.

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