Man sentenced for failing to pay income taxes

(WTHI Photo, file)
(WTHI Photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A Carmel man was sentenced on Tuesday, for avoiding to pay income taxes.

Joseph Scott, 54, was sentenced to six months in a residential community center for failing to pay his companies taxes.

Scott did not prepare federal tax returns for his company JS&A, which he was to provide consulting services to the clients and run the business.

Over the years he was able to under report a large amount of his income from his failed returns for JS&A. It was estimated he owed nearly $600,000 in taxes.

Scott must serve three years of supervised released, one of those years he will be electronically monitored after he completes his six month sentence.

 

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