Wichita businessman accused of failing to pay payroll taxes
July 28, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita businessman faces more than a dozen federal counts after prosecutors accused him of failing to turn over more than $200,000 in employee payroll tax withholdings collected over nearly five years to the IRS.
Jesus Perez-Aguayo was indicted earlier this month by a grand jury on 17 counts of failure to pay over payroll taxes, the Wichita Eagle reported. Each count carries a penalty of up to five years in federal prison.
Prosecutors said Perez-Aguayo, who also goes by the names Sebastian Chavez and Sebastian Chavez-Campos, collected $211,226 from JLP Constructi...