United States of America v. Discount Plumbing Co., Inc.
ORDER adopting 6 Report and Recommendation. Robert Macaluso is ordered to appear before IRS officer and produce requested documents on 11/29/12. The IRS is ordered to serve this order on Robert Macaluso in accordance with the directions listed herein. Signed by Judge Ron Clark on 11/20/12. (tkd, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
DISCOUNT PLUMBING CO., INC.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES
The Court referred this matter to the Honorable Zack Hawthorn, United States Magistrate
Judge, for all pretrial matters pursuant to a Referral Order entered on August 28, 2012. The Court
has received and considered the report (Doc. No. 6) of the magistrate judge, who recommends that
the Court order Robert Macaluso to comply with an Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) summons
originally served on him on November 22, 2011.
No objections to the report and
recommendation have been filed. The Court’s independent review confirms that the magistrate
judge’s analysis is correct. The magistrate judge’s report and recommendation (Doc. No. 6) is
It is, therefore, ORDERED that Robert Macaluso, as the corporate representative of
Discount Plumbing Co., Inc. is to appear in person before IRS Officer Christopher J. Fletcher at
1919 Smith Street, Suite 300, Stop 5125-HOU, Houston, Texas 77002, on November 29, 2012, at
10:00 a.m., with the documents described in the IRS summons originally served on him on
November 22, 2011 (Doc. No. 1, Ex. 2), namely:
The following books, records, papers, and other data relating to the tax liability or the
collection of the tax liability or for the purpose of inquiring into any offense connected with
the administration or enforcement of the internal revenue laws concerning DISCOUNT
PLUMBING COMPANY INC. for the periods ending December 31, 2005, December 31,
2006, December 31, 2007, December 31, 2008, December 31, 2009, and December 31,
All books, records, papers and other data in the possession or control of the DISCOUNT
PLUMBING COMPANY INC, pertaining to the operation of the DISCOUNT
PLUMBING COMPANY INC, and reflecting the receipt or accrual of all income and
expenses of the operation of DISCOUNT PLUMBING COMPANY INC, including, but
not limited to:
all corporate bank account records, including deposit tickets, canceled checks, debit and
credit memos, statements of account, check registers, saving account passbooks, and
records of certificates of deposit; all financial statements, including balance sheets and
income statements, all accounting records, Including general journals and ledgers; all stock
books and records, minutes of board of directors and shareholders meetings and articles of
incorporation and amendments thereto; all records of loans made and dividends paid to
shareholders and shareholder's loans to the DISCOUNT PLUMBING COMPANY INC;
and any and all books, records, documents, receipts, invoices, bills, canceled checks,
ledgers and journals regarding expenses or expenditures of the DISCOUNT PLUMBING
COMPANY INC; and any and all other books, records. documents, and receipts regarding
income from the operation of the DISCOUNT PLUMBING COMPANY INC;
compensation for goods and services, including fees and commissions, gains derived from
dealing in property, interest, rentals, royalty, and dividend income, and income from the
discharge of indebtedness, so that Federal Corporation Income Tax Return(s), Form(s)
1120, for the (calendar or fiscal) year(s) ended 2008 (for which years no return have been
made) may be prepared.
It is further ORDERED that the Internal Revenue Service serve this Order on Robert
Macaluso by: (1) leaving a copy with anyone over the age of eighteen at Robert Macaluso’s last
known residence (202 Live Oak Lane, Onalaska, Texas, 77360-8016) or attaching a copy of the
same to the front door at that address; and (2) sending by certified mail, return receipt requested, a
copy to Robert Macaluso at that address. The Internal Revenue Service is directed to file proof of
service with the Court.
So ORDERED and SIGNED this 20 day of November, 2012.
Ron Clark, United States District Judge
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