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A former tax preparer in Montcalm County may be in trouble with the IRS again.


When Karol Fitzgerald sold her home near Stanton in October, the new owner discovered boxes of abandoned tax returns in the garage containing peoples personal tax information, including some for Cedar Springs Public Schools.


The new owner notified the IRS who took the documents on Thursday.


In 2013, the feds seized tax records from Fitzgerald’s former home office in Cedar Springs.


That raid sparked a civil case and allegations Fitzgerald filed fraudulent returns that cost the government at least $11 million.



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