Insurance producer charged with failing to pay $29.5 million in taxes

Insurance producer charged with failing to pay $29.5 million in taxes

SUFFERN, N.Y. (KAIT) – A insurance policy producer has been arrested for failing to pay

SUFFERN, N.Y. (KAIT) – A insurance policy producer has been arrested for failing to pay out $29.5 million pounds in payroll and unemployment taxes, and advantage prepare fraud, federal prosecutors reported this week.

In a assertion unveiled Thursday, Jan. 20, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Joseph Schwartz, 62, was charged by indictment with 18 counts of willful failure to shell out over work taxes ($29.1 million), two counts of evasion of unemployment taxes ($367,027) and two counts of failing to file annual economic reviews with the Division of Labor for the personnel 401K Gain Plan Schwartz sponsored.

He was scheduled to seem in court docket by teleconference Friday, Jan. 21 prior to U.S. Magistrate Judge André M. Espinosa.

The indictment costs that Schwartz, the principal operator of Skyline Management Team LLC, failed to pay back about work and unemployment taxes relating to the staff members at 95 health care and rehabilitation amenities he operated in eleven different states.

Eight of those services were positioned in Arkansas. Lawyer Normal Leslie Rutledge introduced on Dec. 20, 2021, Schwartz submitted false statements in charge reviews to the Arkansas Medicaid Method for those people services.

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