BUSINESS OWNER INDICTED ON TAX FRAUD

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WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita indicted a Wichita man on 17 counts of Failure to Pay Over Payroll Taxes.

According to court documents, Jesus Perez-Aguayo, 38, served as owner, operator, and president of two companies, JLP Construction and JP Remodeling. Between 2015 and 2019, Perez-Aguayo is accused of collecting but not forwarding hundreds of thousands of dollars in employee payroll taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. 

If there is a conviction, each count of Failure to Pay Over Payroll Taxes carries a penalty of up to five years in prison.

Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation is investigating the case.


Assistant U.S. Attorney Molly Gordon is prosecuting the case.

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An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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