Tax protestor Larken Rose of Hollywood, Pa., was sentenced to serve 15 months in prison for failing to file tax returns for the years 1998 to 2002, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service announced.

In compliance with the ruling at his August trial, Rose submitted delinquent tax returns for the years 1997 to 2004, and paid a substantial deposit to the IRS toward his outstanding tax liability. The court sentenced Rose to one year of supervised release following his prison term and ordered Rose to pay a fine of $10,000 plus all taxes, interest and penalties he owes to the IRS.

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