Saturday, June 27, 2015

Nevada woman sentenced on non payment of payroll taxes

A Nevada, Missouri woman has been sentenced for failure to pay over employees payroll taxes. According to the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickinson, 51 year old Dana Cavener has been sentenced for failing to pay payroll taxes. Cavener will face five years of probation, with 30 months of home detention, and also ordered to pay $461,831.00 in restitution.

In October of last year, Cavener waived her right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before United States District Judge M. Douglas Harpool of failing to pay more than $357,000.00 in federal taxes.

According to the sentencing memorandum, Cavener was corporate secretary, majority owner, and Manager of Cavener's Library and Office Supplies, Inc. in Nevada, where she employed an average of three to five employees during the decade of criminal misconduct. Cavener's guilty plea, she admitted she withheld federal income taxes, Social Security taxes, and Medicare taxes from wages of her employees, but willfully failed to pay over those taxes to the IRS from 2001 to 2011.