A Raleigh, North Carolina, man pleaded guilty today to one count of willful failure to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
According to court documents, from 2010 to 2013, Sainte Deon Robinson failed to pay over federal income, Social Security, and Medicare taxes withheld from the wages paid to employees of his mental health service provider, OneCare Inc. Robinson served in various positions at OneCare Inc., including President, and was obligated to pay over to the IRS such payroll taxes on behalf of the company. Robinson failed to pay over $1.6 million in employment taxes for OneCare Inc. and other companies he controlled.
Robinson's sentencing is scheduled for January 7, 2018, and faces a statutory maximum sentence of five years in prison. He also faces a period of supervised release, restitution, and monetary penalties.
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