Harrisburg Woman Charged With Failing To Collect And Pay Employment Taxes

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HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Dary T. Son, age 36, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was charged in a criminal information yesterday with failing to collect and pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the information alleges that from June 2015 through August 2019, Son, the owner of Pennsylvania-based temporary staffing company DS Agency, failed to collect and pay on behalf of her employees approximately $591,822.99 in taxes owed to the IRS.

The case was investigated by the IRS Criminal Investigation Division.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ravi Romel Sharma is prosecuting the case.

The maximum penalty for this offense under federal law is five years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine of up to $10,000. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Informations are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.

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