United States of America v. Smith

Filing 16

ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 15 ; granting petition to enforce IRS summons 1 ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Petitioner, Case No. 1:16-mc-98 v. HON. JANET T. NEFF MONICA DIANE SMITH, Respondent. _______________________________/ ORDER This is a proceeding brought pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 7604 to enforce an administrative summons issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The matter was referred to the Magistrate Judge, who issued a Corrected Report and Recommendation on April 21, 2017, recommending that this Court grant the petition to enforce IRS summons, and order that Respondent comply completely with the summons. The Report and Recommendation was duly served on the parties. No objections have been filed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Corrected Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 15) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Petition to Enforce Internal Revenue Service Summons (ECF No. 1) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Respondent Monica Diane Smith shall comply completely with the IRS summons (ECF No. 1-2), including: 1) Respondent Smith shall produce to Revenue Officer Kristyn Naziri the ordered information and documentation in Respondent Smith’s possession or control on or before May 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.; 2) Respondent Smith shall appear before Ms. Naziri at the place indicated on the summons on May 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.; and 3) Respondent Smith shall fully comply with all directions and instructions in the summons on or before May 10, 2017. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Respondent Smith’s failure to comply with the Court’s order may result in sanctions, including contempt of court. Dated: May 8, 2017 /s/ Janet T. Neff JANET T. NEFF United States District Judge

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